Diabetic retinopathy

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  • Chronic Kidney Disease Case Study

    Chronic Renal Disease: J.H. and ESRD J. H. is a 55-year-old African American male who presented himself to the Emergency Department with a progressively worsening headache. He had a blood pressure (BP) of 233/134, with complaints of regular abdominal pain with nausea and vomiting and shortness of breath with exertion. Alert and oriented, he stated non-compliance with his BP medications and refusal to do dialysis since his initial diagnosis. Pathophysiology ESRD is the fifth and final stage…

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  • Lions Sightfirst Eye Hospital Case Study

    INTRODUCTION HISTORICAL BACKGROUND In the early 80s, members of Lions International District 411 wished to develop a centre in Nairobi which would serve as a base for their service activities and also as an administrative office for the District. After getting an allocation of suitable land from the Kenyan Government in 1992, a project committee was formed to formulate the administrative and legal processes necessary for the formation of the Lions Service Centre Management Board, Lions Clubs…

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  • Misconceptions And Complications Of Diabetes

    One potentially life threatening complication is diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA). “DKA is a state of absolute or relative insulin deficiency aggravated by ensuing hyperglycemia, dehydration, and acidosis-producing derangements in intermediary metabolism. The most common causes are underlying infection, disruption…

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  • Cardiovascular Disease Of Hypertension: Blood Pressure

    Hypertension Yocasta Mercedes Xiaopeng Zhou MD MED 115-M03 Summer 2015 Hypertension Is a cardiovascular disease, in which the blood pressure is abnormally high. For a person be Hypertensive the blood pressure has to be higher than 140 over 90 mmHg, this means the systolic reading is over 140 mmHg or the diastolic reading is over 90 mmHg. The blood pressure, in mmHg:  Normal blood pressure is less than 120 systolic and when the diastolic is less than 80.  Prehypertension is…

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  • Pakistan Case Study: Blind To Eye Care In Pakistan

    supporting families to care for one another” (CNA, 2015, para. 3). Similar to the goals of LRBT and the programs lead through the NGO, these principles would create a higher quality of life for those living in Pakistan. With the school and diabetic retinopathy program that LRBT implements, nurses could create a teaching role that would then teach the patients ' to take care of their own health and possibly their families. Numerous different teachings could be brought into action, such as,…

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  • Diabetes Critique

    This paper aims to examine the National Health Service (NHS) Diabetes’ document Commissioning Mental Health and Diabetes Services (Swage, 2011). This will be followed by a critique of its relevance and efficiency as a public health policy. A mention will be made on its implementation and influence on mental health services and their nurses in the United Kingdom (UK). Firstly, however, it is important to establish why diabetes is considered a public health issue and why an awareness of this…

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  • Research Paper On Cardiovascular Disease

    Cardiovascular Disease: The Forms, The Risks, and The Prevention The heart is an amazing and essential organ to the human body. It pumps blood in and out, through a complex system consisting of arteries, venioles, and veins. This system is known as the cardiovascular system. The heart delivers blood to the organs and tissues in the body. Without a heart, basic biology tells us, we die. The heart we are born with is the heart that we must take care of, if we want to live a long life. One…

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  • Type 1 Diabetes Essay

    The disease diabetes results from a complex interaction of environmental, lifestyle and genetic factors. The disease is classified into two types: type 1 and type 2. The Type1 diabetes is classified as autoimmune process caused mainly by genetic factors. The Type1 diabetes is the result from an individual’s incapability to produce insulin, a hormone constructed in the pancreas used to absorb glucose and regulate blood sugar levels within the body. The Type1 diabetes results to the destruction of…

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  • Diabetes Mellitus Type 2 Case Study

    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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  • Risk Factors And Prevention Of Type 1 Diabetes

    play an increased role in the risk assessment for diabetes. American Indians have the highest percentage of diabetes diagnosis followed by non-Hispanic Blacks, Hispanics, than Caucasians (CDC, 2014). The opposite exist in the population of type one diabetics in which Caucasians have the greatest percentage (American Diabetes Association, 2014). The diagnosis of type one diabetes most often occurs between ages 4-6 and then again from 10-14 (Levitsky & Misra, 2014). Whereas, those with type two…

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