Diabetes Essay

Decent Essays
Improved Essays
Superior Essays
Great Essays
Brilliant Essays
    Page 8 of 50 - About 500 Essays
  • Improved Essays

    million people in the United States have diabetes. Diabetes is a condition in which the body does not make or correctly use the hormone insulin. Without insulin, sugar can’t get into the cells where it’s needed in the body. Instead, it stays in the blood, causing blood sugar to rise. Aside from affecting the person’s blood sugar, diabetes also can cause digestive issues, cardiovascular problems, skin and eye conditions, and nerve damage. Many people with diabetes are taking medication to…

    • 1367 Words
    • 6 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Improved Essays

    Diabetes Mellitus Essay

    • 1933 Words
    • 8 Pages

    1.0 Introduction – What is diabetes Mellitus? Diabetes mellitus is a progressive disorder of chronic hyperglycaemia due to insulin deficiency or resistance and in some cases both which affects people of all ages. The chronic hyperglycaemia causes a range of macro- and microvascular complications. Macrovascular damage leads to increased prevalence of heart disease, stroke and peripheral vascular disease whereas microvascular complications can cause diabetic retinopathy, neuropathy and…

    • 1933 Words
    • 8 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Great Essays

    Diabetes Mellitus The human body is a perfectly balance organism that needs to be in a state of homeostasis( balance) in order to function properly. Certain conditions however, can cause a disruption in the bodies equilibrium. Diabetes mellitus is a common disease that disrupts the bodies normal sugar levels leading to hyperglycemia (high blood sugar in the blood). There are 2 different types of diabetes mellitus; type 1 and type 2. Knowing the difference between diabetes type 1 and type 2 it’s…

    • 1052 Words
    • 5 Pages
    Great Essays
  • Improved Essays

    The literature reviewed showed that diabetes self-management education (DSME) is an ongoing process used to facilitate and empower individuals to learn about diabetes and its complications. Hwee, Cauch-Dudek, Victor, Ng, & Shah (2014) define DSME as a critical element of care for people with diabetes to learn to manage their conditions in order to improve the outcomes. Multidisciplinary healthcare professionals that equip the patients with self-management skills, provide education and…

    • 1068 Words
    • 5 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Great Essays

    Type 1 Diabetes

    • 1961 Words
    • 8 Pages

    Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease that occurs when certain cells of the immune system go awry and mistakenly recognize and kill (or inactivate) the insulin-producing β-cells. The β-cells are housed within the islets of Langheran along with the α-cells producing glucagon and other cells (footnote i). β-cells depletion leads to physiologically insufficient production of insulin and persistent high blood glucose. The disease is manageable with daily insulin injections and a healthy life…

    • 1961 Words
    • 8 Pages
    Great Essays
  • Decent Essays

    Tom Hank Diabetes

    • 407 Words
    • 2 Pages

    Tom Hanks Diabetes is no ordinary disease, which affects even extraordinary people such as celebrities and big elites. One of the famous people who is suffering from a Type 2 Diabetes is no other than Oscar-award winning actor Tom Hanks. The actor confirmed on David Letterman’s show that he is indeed a diabetic person which makes him prone to having a diabetic foot. What is a diabetic foot? When a person is having diabetes, the high level of sugar can cause damage to the nerves or blood vessels.…

    • 407 Words
    • 2 Pages
    Decent Essays
  • Improved Essays

    Diabetes Case Summary

    • 1284 Words
    • 6 Pages

    CC: “Nosebleed that won’t stop” HPI: A 66 year old white male, with history of Type II diabetes, gout, hypertension and coronary artery disease status post 3 stent placement most recent 2009. was transferred to UF Health, from a medical center in The Villages, Florida for ENT evaluation of persistent unilateral epistaxis of the right nostril. The three days prior to admission, the patient admitted that while taking a shower he cleared his nose and “red chunks” were seen, he also noted some…

    • 1284 Words
    • 6 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Improved Essays

    Diabetes Theory Assignment

    • 1116 Words
    • 5 Pages

    THEORY ASSIGNMENT Diabetes Diabetes is very common among Australians and across the world. 280 Australians develop diabetes every day. This costs the Australian government $14.6 billion annually. There are two types of diabetes. Type one is when you are born with it and your body doesn’t produce enough insulin. Type two is when you are diagnosed with diabetes and if your Father or Mother has it this means you are also likely to have it. Diabetes is most common for people over the age of 45 and…

    • 1116 Words
    • 5 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Improved Essays

    Teaching patients about gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) before and during pregnancies are both very important. It would be great if all patients could be informed about GDM before they become pregnant so they could get a healthy start to their pregnancy and possibly prevent GDM from occurring. It is also important for patients to know how to live a healthy lifestyle before and during pregnancy. The nurse may be the first to provide information to their patients and can play a key role in…

    • 1006 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Superior Essays

    “Diabetes type 2” Ruby Rojo Biology 3 Professor R. Resendiz October 13, 2014 "What is Diabetes type 2" In the U.S. there are many diseases people have in common. One of them is diabetes which is a group of metabolic diseases in which there are high blood sugar levels over a prolonged period. 2 There is different type of the diabetes but the one that is most common in people is the diabetes type 2. Diabetes type 2 is a problem with your body that causes blood glucose meaning sugar…

    • 2087 Words
    • 9 Pages
    Superior Essays
  • Page 1 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 50