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    one-half of deaths among diabetes mellitus patients in the United States were due to cardiovascular disease related. In Taiwan, about 19.8% deaths of diabetic patients were caused due to CVD (Chen and Li, 2007). Mortality due to Cardiovascular diseases in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus patients was three times higher compared to general population. Death due to cerebrovascular and Coronary Heart Diseases was higher by two to four time while comparing diabetes patient with non-diabetic ones. Some of the procedure to held this study was: five primary diabetic clinics and one tertiary diabetic clinic were selected proportionately by simple random sampling and the patients from every selected clinic were randomly selected. All the date obtained from the selected patient's medical record were reviewed by a single researcher. Also, information on socio-demographic, diabetic,…

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    after about three to twelve months they often need an outside source of insulin on a permanent basis (Lewis et al., 2014). Type II Diabetes Mellitus Type II DM (T2DM) is the most prevalent type of DM, accounting for over 90% of all diabetes…

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    Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

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    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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    Diabetes Mellitus Type 2 is a complex chronic metabolic disorder characterised by increased insulin resistance and impaired insulin secretion by pancreatic beta cells and involving an interplay of various genetic and environmental factors. This report discusses the pathogenesis and long term complications of type 2 diabetes as well as several pharmacological treatments. Pathogenesis of Type 2 Diabetes
Genetic predisposition contributes to the pathogenesis of Type 2 diabetes as evidenced by a…

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    Diabetes mellitus is a metabolic disease characterized by high blood glucose levels, decreased insulin production, and/or insulin resistance. Insulin is important in permitting glucose to be absorbed by the cells of the body from the blood stream. There are two types of diabetes, type 1 and type 2, both of which involve deficient transporting abilities of glucose into cells, but via differing mechanisms. Type 1 diabetes is caused by an insulin deficiency. It is an autoimmune disease that leads…

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    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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    insurance costs are a major contributor to the burden of diabetes mellitus. There are several different types of diabetes including, Type 1 and 2, prediabetes, and gestational diabetes. Type 2 diabetes is the most common form of diabetes mellitus therefore, insurance coverage for these patients will be further explored. The government has attempted to use the Affordable Care Act (ACA) to reduce the discrimination of patients with chronic and pre-existing conditions in addition to better…

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    Educational Plan for patient with Diabetes mellitus type 2 In diabetes mellitus type 2 (T2DM), tissues are resistant to insulin. The pancreas can still produce insulin either a normal amount or sometimes too much, but due to the resistance that tissues have, hyperglycemia becomes a problem. Eventually as the diseases advances the pancreas will wear out and the amount of production it produces will decrease. Insulin will then be needed to control blood glucose level. Due to the disease process of…

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    Complications of Diabetes Mellitus Type II A 20 years old nursing student in her sophomore year, has been diagnosed with Diabetes Mellitus Type II (DMII). Although she has completed most of her science courses, she has not completed applied pathophysiology. She knew something was wrong due the signs and symptoms presented: polyuria, polydipsia, polyphagia, acanthosis nigricans, tingling of toes and fingers, progressive vision loss. Once she consulted her primary physician, , hyperglycemia…

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    Case summary: A 69 years old male with known CKD and type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) was admitted to hospital following a GP visit. Increased prostate-specific antigen (PSA) levels and raised creatinine levels were observed in his blood tests. Patient was referred from GP due to worsening of creatinine on a background of 2 months of increasing pedal oedema. Ultrasound scan showed no renal obstruction and a renal biopsy confirmed pANCA vasculitis. Urinalysis also confirmed presence of glucose,…

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