The Challenges And Challenges Of Young Adults With Type One Diabetes

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A population living in a city, state, or region has to have resources available for the specific population. In this paper I will analyze a specific population in a certain location or region in the united states. Young adults with type1 diabetes living in Philadelphia county, Pennsylvania. This paper will give a detailed description of the population in Philadelphia county, discuss the opportunities and challenges of young adults with type 1 diabetes transitioning from pediatric care to adult care providers, and the environmental problems that will enhance or decrease health problems for adults with type one diabetes. Pennsylvania population as of July 1, 2015 was 12,802,503 and of that 1,567,442 as of July 1, 2015 reside in Philadelphia county (census.com). Whites make up 45.1%, Black or African American alone is 44.0, American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent is 0.8%, Asian alone is 7.4%. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone is 0.1% of people living in Philadelphia county. Other Pacific Islander alone is 14.0%. White alone, not Hispanic or Latino is 35.4%. as of July 1, 2015. Many people living in Philadelphia county is living in poverty. The median household income (in 2014 dollars) 2010-2014 was $37,460. Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2014 dollars), 2010-2014 was $22,542. The percent of persons in poverty was 25.8%. In Philadelphia as a whole African American were the largest racial group in 2015, representing 44 percent of the entire…

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