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  • Diabetes Mellitus

    Pathophysiology of Type I IDDM and Type II NIDDM Type I Insulin dependent Diabetes Mellitus (IDDM) and Type II Non-Insulin dependent Diabetes Mellitus (NIDDM) are two separate pathophysiological features that separate them from one another. Type I Insulin dependent Diabetes Mellitus (IDDM) "results from immune-mediated destruction of the insulin-producing beta cells of the pancreas" (Kantárová, 2007, p. 1). Individuals that are genetically susceptible to IDDM produce autoantibodies that becomes triggered after a viral infection affects the body. The autoantibodies targets and destroys the pancreas ' insulin-producing beta cells which results in a decline in secretion of insulin and insulin deficiency. Type II Non-insulin dependent Diabetes…

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  • Types Of Diabetes Mellitus

    Diabetes Mellitus is a hormonal disorder of the pancreas. Diabetes Mellitus is a lifelong metabolic disorder characterized by hyperglycemia resulting from a lack of insulin, which requires lifestyle and behavioral changes. There are three types of diabetes, Type 1 and Type 2 that are separate and distinct pathophysiological entities, and Gestational Diabetes. According to Kowalski (2012 p.1294) “Type 1 Diabetes results from destruction of the pancreatic beta cells because the beta cells of the…

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  • Diabetes Mellitus Essay

    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…

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  • Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus

    Diabetes mellitus is a metabolic disorder characterized by hyperglycemia resulting from lack of insulin, the insulin produced is ineffective, or both. There are three types of diabetes mellitus: type 1 known as insulin dependent mellitus, which is the pancreas not producing insulin. Type 2 known as non-insulin dependent mellitus, which is the pancreas is able to produce some insulin but the cells are rejecting it. Gestational diabetes which is manifested during pregnancy. Within these three…

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  • Diabetes Mellitus Research Paper

    DEFINITION Diabetes Mellitus has been defined by Brunner 's &b Suddarth 's Textbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing as a chronic illness that requires a lifetime of special self-management behaviors. (Brunner, Suddarth, Smeltzer & Bare, 2004) Diabetes Mellitus (DM) is a chronic disorder of carbohydrate, protein and fat metabolism, it occurs due to a discrepancy in the amount of insulin required by the body and the availability of insulin. (Sommers, Johnson & Beery, 2007) PATHOPHYSIOLOGY: Diabetes…

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  • Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

    Diabetes Mellitus Diabetes Mellitus is more commonly referred to as Type 2 Diabetes. Type 2 Diabetes is a metabolic disorder that arises when an excess amount of insulin collects in the blood stream. Type 2 Diabetes is caused by the body’s cells inability to process and use insulin that the pancreas produces (American Diabetes Association, 2013). Unlike Type 1 Diabetes, Type 2 Diabetes mostly affects adults, but can affect adolescents and teenagers. Type 2 Diabetes is diagnosed using…

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  • Research Paper On Diabetes Mellitus

    Diabetes Mellitus Thousands of people around the world suffer from a disease called type one diabetes mellitus that can cause them severe consequences if its not treated in time. These disease has impacted millions of people worldwide and the number in millions is increasing rapidly as the years go by. The lack of exercise and a health diet is a prior factor to prevent these disease so you dont have to go through the symptoms and consequences of these disease. People with this type of diabetes…

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  • Diabetes Mellitus Case Study

    In 2013, it was estimated that there are 382 million cases of diabetes mellitus (DM) worldwide, including Type One and Type Two (Diabetes Mellitus: Diagnosis, classification, and pathophysiology, 2015). DM refers to a group of common metabolic autoimmune disorders that involve hyperglycemia, or an excess of glucose in the bloodstream. In all cases for Type One DM, and in some situations for Type Two, patients who are diagnosed must be insulin-dependent. Insulin is a hormone that is secreted by…

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  • Diabetes Mellitus Type 2: A Case Study

    Diabetes Mellitus type 2 is a common chronic metabolic disorder and of the main causes of death in the United States. The total prevalence of diabetes in the United States is 25.8 million people, of these; 7.0 million have undiagnosed diabetes (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2011). Among adults, diabetes is the leading cause of cardiovascular disease, renal failure, blindness, and non-traumatic amputations of lower extremities (Buttaro, Trybulski, Bailey, & Sandberg-Cook, 2013). The…

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  • Complications Of Diabetes Mellitus (DM)

    Introduction Diabetes Mellitus (DM) is a common disease in canines with many different complications. Some of these complications include cataracts, urinary tract infections, metabolic acidosis, nephropathy, hepatic lipidosis and liver failure (Hiblu et al., 2015). It affects middle aged to geriatric canines in the majority of cases, which are characterized by hyperglycemia, glycosuria and weight loss, which leads to deficiency of insulin. There are two types of DM in canines that are…

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