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  • Dual Sensory Impairment In Older Adults

    So most of the experimental research conducted, the participants where of age 70 years or older with vision impairment, vision loss or dual sensory impairment. There are several known causes for vision impairment such as glaucoma, cataracts, diabetic retinopathy, or age related physiologic and psychosocial changes, some of these causes of vision respond well to treatment. The study showed that adults older than 70 years, about 9%-21% reported some degree of dual…

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  • Type 2 Smoking Effect

    ocular lesions, neuropathy, and diabetic foot problems. Hypertension, angina, chronic heart failure, myocardial infarction, other related heart diseases, and peripheral vascular disease are the major cases on cardiovascular conditions which follows the Type-2 Diabetes Mellitus. Next is the cerebrovascular condition such as stroke and Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA). Ocular lesions can also be the complication of Type-2 Diabetes Mellitus. Ocular lesion consists of retinopathy, cataract and…

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  • Essay On Taking Insulin

    This amount is too low to deliver enough energy for the body’s activities. The condition Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) can occur if glucose levels in the body are consistently high. This can happen when a severe lack of insulin means the body of the patient cannot use glucose for energy, and therefore the body starts to break down other body tissue…

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  • Diabetes Mellitus

    Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA) and Hyperosmolar Hyperglycemic State (HHS) Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) is an acute, life threatening condition where blood glucose levels exceed 300 mg/dL resulting in the breakdown of body fat for energy, which leads to accumulation of ketones in the blood and urine…

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  • What Causes Type 2 Diabetes

    (“What Causes Type 2 Diabetes” np). When you’re a diabetic it’s good to keep track of what you eat and how much exercise you get each day. The higher the fatty food intake, the more insulin you have to give yourself. Insulin is a hormone made by the pancreas that lets your body use sugar from carbohydrates in the food that you eat for energy to store glucose…

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  • The Causes And Symptoms And Treatment Of Diabetes

    also a type in which a pregnant mother can get diabetes by the child being carried inside. The levels of sugars rise and if it isn 't treated before the baby is born, it is most likely for the baby to be diagnosed with diabetes when it is born. Diabetics have several types of symptoms that may be caused before being diagnosed. People may suffer excessive thirst, the necessity to urinate frequently, slugginess, fatigue, blurred vision and also tingling or pain in the hands, legs, or feet. In…

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  • Acute Complications Of Diabetes : Diabetic Ketoacidosis

    Acute 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…

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  • Herbal Diabetes Research Paper

    legitimate methodology to pharmacies this chemical and truly synthesize it as a drug. This compound alone can be used to treat diabetes and has the potential to replace insulin regimen injections of diabetic patients. Compounds like charantin are becoming common alternative medicine techniques for diabetics and they are free from any of the side effects of insulin or other pancreatic regulating drugs. It is a natural chemical and is effective at the same time. None of the effects of synthesized…

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  • The Correlation Between Unhealthy Diets And Type II Diabetes

    This can be a difficult task to deal with. There has been a lot of correlation between unhealthy diets and Type II diabetes (3). It is important for someone affected with diabetes to learn what, how much, and when to eat. One particular thing that diabetics need to be aware of is the amount of carbohydrate intake in their diet. Carbohydrates are turned into glucose by the body; this in turn will cause the levels of sugar in the blood to rise (4). This does not mean that people affected with…

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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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