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  • Emergency Room Summary

    Eighty-two years old male patient is presented to the emergency room with onset of dyspnea that is made worse by exertion, relieved by rest and oxygen. Patient stated that he did not try any of his home breathing treatments but did use home oxygen. Patient has a significant past medical history of coronary artery disease with two stents, COPD requiring home oxygen at 4lpm, hypothyroidism, and type 3 diabetes. While in the emergency department the patient was placed on a cardiac monitor and an…

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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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  • Pro Marijuana Legalization

    Marijuana is the most commonly used illegal drug in the United States and it is known to be green and dried shredded plants called Cannabis sativa also known as a hemp plant (NIDA 2016). The most common user of Marijuana are young adults and adolescents typically in either middle or high school (NIDA 2016). Marijuana is known for many slang terms such as weed, pot, bud, ganja, Mary Jane and can be smoke by rolling it in a cigarette called a joint, smoked through a pipe, bongs, or smoke in a…

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  • Healthy Eating Plan Research Paper

    Healthy eating plan This semester a large amount of information was obtained for healthy eating for life style. Taking care of the body consist of a bunch of things. A healthy body is contingent on the health of a person, what the person eats, physical activity and supplements that could help. At the beginning of the spring semester, the nutrition student was pregnant. It was recommended that she had an intake of at least two thousand calories. The student intake of calories was barley meeting…

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  • Type I Diabetes

    attack), coronary artery disease, heart failure, peripheral vascular disease • Foot ulcers and infection • Neurologic disease – stroke, peripheral neuropathy • Renal disease – chronic kidney disease, diabetic nephropathy • Gastrointestinal disease – gastroparesis, fatty liver disease • Eye disease – retinopathy, glaucoma, blindness • Death How is type I diabetes diagnosed? The diagnosis of type I diabetes is suggested based on symptoms and physical examination, but typically confirmed with…

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