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    Diabetes is a disease that affects a roughly 1.25 million Americans. The number of American’s with diabetes continues to expand with roughly 1.7 million new Americans being diagnosed each year. Roughly twenty-five percent of the 1.7 million newly diagnosed diabetics every year are people over the age of sixty-five (diabetics.org, 2014). Over the next fifteen years, as the baby boomer generation begins reaching the age of sixty-five and older, the percentage of elderly diagnosed diabetics will increase. Often, diabetics are seen in the hospital repeatedly due to not controlling their diabetes, which can lead to a variety of other complications. However, proper management of diabetes can decrease the risk of comorbidities as well as aid in the overall stratification of life.…

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    Methods Evaluating the effectiveness of a proposed solution assesses the extent of program objectives being met, which demonstrates the changes in knowledge, attitude, skills, perception and behavior of the nursing professionals regarding diabetes mellitus, and changes in the health status of diabetic patients in a nursing home (Julia, Jacobs, Jones, Gabella, Spring & Brownson, 2012). All the four types of evaluation methods will be used to achieve the project objectives. Firstly, a formative…

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    If you are diabetic, you might always heard that eating ‘a lot’ is not good for you. Well, that’s a generalized statement. See, the broad niche of vegetables falls into two categories (i.e. starchy and non-starchy). If you are consuming non-starchy veggies, there is no big deal and you could fill up your stomach to the maximum. However, diabetic patients need to be very cautious when it comes to starchy vegetables. Why vegetables? When it comes to diabetes, especially type 2 diabetes, most of…

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    Diabetic diet is a diet that consists of some restrictions based on the dietary rules set for a diabetic. Diabetes is a medical condition where the production of insulin by pancreas is zero or the production is resisted. Insulin helps the cells to receive the glucose that's present in the blood. Most of the cells work towards converting the glucose in to energy. When there is no insulin, the glucose tends to remain in the blood stream and then builds up. The situation can be dangerous. The…

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    All You Need To Know About Diabetic Retinopathy Evidently, people living with diabetes may have to deal with several health complications ranging from mild to severe. These complications can either be long-term or short-term, and can impact on the patient's overall health. Basically, different parts of the patient's body can be affected including the eyes, heart, kidneys and nerves. However, according to a recent study by the National Eye Institute, diabetic retinopathy has become one of the…

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    Introduction Diabetic foot ulcers are rated as one of the principal causes of diabetes mellitus hospitalization in the US and worldwide. Diabetic foot disease causes complications which account for huge medical expenses. For instance, in the UK, it is reported that NHS spends five million pounds annually on diabetes foot ulcers. Studies show that 100 patients lose their lower limb of their foot as a result of diabetic foot disorders (Nicholas, 2013). Diabetic foot ulcers result into amputations.…

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    pancreatic beta cells causing insufficient release of insulin into the blood. There are currently 1.25 million Americans that are living with T1D Mellitus, with about 20 percent of them being children. [1] Type 1 diabetes can be controlled to an extent through proper diet, exercise, insulin injections and blood glucose monitoring. Maintaining normal blood glucose levels will slow the progression of any chronic complications of this disease. Most ailments stem from…

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    Goal not met during the 4 hours shift. Clean the wound and apply dressing as order. Dressings should be change according to the doctor’s order to avoid any skin breakdown (Perry & Potter, 2014, 442). Use of the foot pump to increase circulation and maintain pressure. Foot pumps help to stimulate the circulation of the leg as if the patient were walking normal. Administrating pain medication prior to dressing changes as needed. Pain medication should be given 30 minutes before any…

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    A thirty-year comparison of vegetarians and non-vegetarians found that children who scored high on IQ tests later were more likely to become vegetarians as adults. For a very long time religions like Hinduism and Buddhists have been strictly vegetarian because of their beliefs in reincarnation and the sacredness of animals. As society grew people began to become vegetarians based on overall well-being and because of the brutality of the farming industry.There are many different reasons for the…

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    Benefits Of Fad Diets

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    Most fad diets fail to encourage their users to exercise because they do not want to scare them away. The consumers of fad diets typically want to lose weight in the easiest way possible, and the last thing they want to do is take time out of their days to exercise. Instead, companies who sell fad diet products simply tell their users it is not necessary to exercise while on their diets. For example, Valerie Taylor, author of a Toronto Star article titled "All-Or-Nothing Diet," elaborates on a…

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