Diabetes mellitus

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    Diabetes mellitus is the largest and fastest health issue in New Zealand Zimmet, Magliano, Herman, & Shaw, 2014). According to my preceptor, 30% of the clients enrolled in my clinical area have type 2 DM which is around five times higher than the national level…

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  • Genetic Family History Assessment

    Genetic Family History Assessment For this paper, I will complete a genetic/genomic nursing assessment. This will consist of three generations from a family. I will obtain a brief health history of each family member, as well as a reproductive history for any relevant family members. I will also, include ethnic backgrounds of each family member and identify any growth and development of each family member. After gathering this information, I will explain how each family member understands…

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  • Pregnates: Type 1, And Type 2 Diabetes

    Type 1 or Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus During Pregnancy Type 1 diabetes (type 1 diabetes mellitus) and type 2 diabetes (type 2 diabetes mellitus) are long-term (chronic) diseases. In type 1 diabetes, the pancreas does not make enough of a hormone called insulin. In Type 2 diabetes, one or both of these problems may be present: • The pancreas does not make enough insulin. • The cells in the body are less responsive to the insulin that is made (insulin resistance). Normally, insulin moves sugars from…

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  • Alzheimer's Case Study: Millicent And Her Family

    form cancer and in the last three years Millicent’s sister Judith has lived with her. They both have support from a niece who visits most weekends .Millicent has vascular dementia. This diagnosis, disclosure fear of her sexual orientation , diabetes mellitus, continence management and behavioural changes have a profound impact on Millicent and her family .The Alzheimer’s Australia WA and other community services can provide support with these issues. The first issue the family faces is…

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  • Acute Complications Of Diabetes : Diabetic Ketoacidosis

    complications of diabetes include diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA), hyperosmolar hyperglycemic nonketotic syndrome (HHS), and hypoglycemia. DKA and HHS occurs when there is insufficient insulin to transport glucose into the cells. The difference between DKA and HHS is that in HHS an individual has just enough insulin to prevent ketoacidosis but not enough to prevent osmotic diuresis, hyperglycemia, and extracellular fluid depletion (Robbins, Shaw, & Lewis, 2010). DKA is more common in type 1 diabetes…

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  • Nursing Care Plan Sample

    looking for visible signs of the effectiveness of the care plan. For example, (1) teach importance of health care for diabetes; this goal is met as evidenced by Jose’s log of blood glucose checks in the morning are ranging from 90-100. Jose’s results of the hemoglobin A1C level of 8, as compared to a value of 12, three months ago, (2) provide education on the health risks of diabetes; this goal is partially met as evidenced by Jennifer keeping a log on a calendar of the meals that are prepared…

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  • Hba1c Essay

    “Diabetes Mellitus is a group of metabolic disease characterized by hyperglycemia resulting from defects in insulin secretion, insulin action or both”(American Diabetes Association, n. d). A chronic hyperglycemia is associated with long-term damage of various organs such as kidney, heart, nerves, blood vessels and others (American Diabetes Association, n.d). Diabetes is one of the leading cause of death among various population which requires a proper tool to diagnose in earlier stage so that…

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  • Disproportionality Analysis Essay

    Title: The risk of diabetes mellitus among statin users: A disproportionality analysis using FAERS data Authors: Ajinkya Pawar, BS1 1College of Pharmacy, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI Objective: To evaluate diabetes mellitus adverse events reported for the statin use. ¬ Background : Statins, a class of medications prescribed to reduce blood levels of LDL cholesterol, have been found to increase the risk of developing diabetes mellitus (DM).1 Such association has been observed in…

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  • Essay On Prediabetes

    Reversal Options by Emma Conine INTRODUCTION Diabetes has multiple causes which divides into two separate types. Type one diabetes is caused by the lack or insufficient production of the hormone insulin. Type two diabetes is caused by insulin resistance. There is now a way to determine whether a patient may be on the verge of developing type two diabetes. This is known as prediabetes. Prediabetes is linked to diabetes type two due to the fact that diabetes type two is an insulin resistant…

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  • Insulin Resistance Syndrome Research Paper

    for developing Insulin Resistance Syndrome such as a sedentary lifestyle, excess weight, a family history of diabetes or gestational diabetes, hypertension, low HDL cholesterol, polycystic ovarian syndrome or other fertility-related concerns, a darkening of the skin around the neck, knees, knuckles, or armpits, and a history of cardiovascular disease diseases (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, 2014). Insulin Resistance Syndrome is diagnosed by obtaining bloodwork…

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