Diabetic retinopathy

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  • The Five Basic Senses, Taste, And Touch

    Humans have five basic senses: hearing, vision, smell, taste, and touch. The definition of a “sense” is “any system that consists of a group of sensory cell types that respond to a specific physical phenomenon and corresponds to a particular group of regions within the brain where the signals are received and interpreted.” In this paper I will be taking about sensory deprivation which is the lessening or complete loss of senses. I will discuss what hearing, vision, smell, taste, and touch is and…

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  • Diabetes Mellitus And Periodontitis Case Study

    non-diabetic patient. Indeed periodontal signs and symptoms are now recognized as the "sixth complication of Diabetes" The mechanisms that explain this two-way relationship are not well understood due to its complexity. The scope of…

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  • Diabetes Melllitus Case Study

    associated with overweight, older patients with much slower progression that could often be prolonged through alterations in diet10. The isolation of insulin from canine islets of Langerhans followed by the administration of bovine insulin extracts in diabetic patients ushered in a new era of understanding of diabetes mellitus11. The response to insulin treatment became a differentiating factor to separate patients broadly into insulin-sensitive and insulin-resistant diabetes mellitus10.…

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  • Personal Narrative: Living With Type 2 Diabetes

    My fears and hopes living type II diabetes One of the main worries in my life is that diabetes might damage my kidney which can lead to end stage of kidney failure or diabetic nephropathy. I am also afraid that my diabetes may damage my vision can lead to blindness (diabetic retinopathy) I might loss my ability to live independently and develop stroke. I am also afraid my legs might be amputated if I don’t control my diabetes well (Minet, Lonvig, Henriksen, & Wagner, 2012, p.1115). My others…

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  • Interprofessional Communication Analysis

    patient in particular was a 35 year old male patient that was referred to us from his optometrist. The optometrist insisted that the patient needed to see an endocrinologist. In the referral, it was stated that the patient appeared to have diabetic retinopathy that has progressively gotten worse. The patient was first told this at his very first visit and was told then to see an endocrine specialist. Now that it was three months later, and with not seeing a specialist as directed the patient’s…

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  • Daily Living (AOTA): A Case Study

    The American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) defines occupations as “Various kinds of life activities in which individuals, groups or populations engage, including activities of daily living, instrumental activities of daily living, rest and sleep, education, work, play, leisure, and social participation” (American Occupational Therapy Association, 2014). Two of the most important occupations that an individual engages in are activities of daily living (ADLs) and instrumental activities…

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  • South Asian Cardiac Health

    In the article, “A Randomized Trial Assessing the Effectiveness of Ezetimibe in South Asian Canadians with Coronary Artery Disease or Diabetes: The INFINITY Study”, authors Madan et al. (2012) states that South Asian type 2 diabetics are 3 times more likely to get diabetes compared to Caucasians. This disease occurs at a younger age compared to the general population. The primary and secondary prevention strategies allow South Asians to address the high rate of morbidity and…

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  • Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus: A Case Study

    Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus Isaac Anzaldua Norma Beardwood (Roper), MBA, M. Ed., RDN, LD, LPC, CEDS DIET 4252 August 31, 2015 Introduction Basic Overview Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus is a disease; which occurs through high blood concentrations as a byproduct of issues concerning insulin mechanisms. Individuals with this disease produce an inadequate amount of insulin. The primary defect is the pancreatic beta-cell destruction; usually leading to hyperglycemia, polyuria, polydipsia, weight loss,…

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  • Factors In Type 2 Diabetes

    An incline quiet that has had diabetes since adolescence, which has dependably been reliant on insulin, or who has a past filled with diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) in all likelihood has type 1 diabetes (Engelgau, et al, 2000). At the point when managing patients with known diabetes in the crisis division, recognising the sort of diabetes can be troublesome in 2 gatherings: (1) patients who…

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  • Diabetes Statistics Report

    depend on lifelong insulin therapy. Without therapy, severe ketoacidosis can develop. Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) is a combining result of hyperglycemia, ketoacidosis, and dehydration. Electrolytes are severely depleted which can lead to hypovolemic shock and if untreated can result in death. Type 1 DM affects those in younger age, and its incidence is increasing in young children (Lewis, 2014,…

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