"Gcu New Diagnostic Tool Or Intervention For The Treatment Of Diabetes In Adults Or Children" Essays and Research Papers

  • Gcu New Diagnostic Tool Or Intervention For The Treatment Of Diabetes In Adults Or Children

    Diabetes: Evidence Based Diagnosis Tool Diabetes: Evidence Based Diagnosis Tool Diabetes is a major health concern in the United Stated affecting 29.1 millions or about 9.3% of the population with new diagnosis of 1.7 millions in 2012 (ADA, 2014). According to ADA, there are about 8.1 millions undiagnosed diabetic patients in the US. With this figure, it is important that we have a proper tool to diagnose diabetes accurately. This will help to devise a proper intervention if the...

    Blood sugar, Diabetes, Diabetes mellitus 785  Words | 5  Pages

  • Diabetes

    Presentation Juvenile Diabetes (Type I) Impact of Juvenile Diabetes During Childhood and Adulthood • Will affect every aspect of a child's and adult’s life, with multiple lifestyle changes such as blood sugar checks, insulin administration, diet modifications, and daily exercise. • If blood sugar is not controlled (either too high or too low) it will have an effect on how a patient feels each day. • Because the body doesn’t produce any insulin (insulin dependence), juvenile diabetes will continue into...

    Blood sugar, Diabetes, Diabetes mellitus 1277  Words | 13  Pages

  • Diabetes Treatments

     Diabetes and Treatment Walden University Advanced Pharmacology NURS - 6521N - 4 Diabetes and Treatment Diabetes is a group of diseases that result from a defect in the body’s ability to maintain a homeostatic glucose level. The defect may be in insulin secretion, insulin action or both. Diabetes can be classified as Juvenile, Type 1, Type 2, or Gestational. Distinction between the different classifications is based on the circumstances present at time of the diagnosis. Defect...

    Diabetes, Diabetes mellitus, Diabetes mellitus type 2 973  Words | 5  Pages

  • Diagnosing and Treating Children and Adolescents with Depression

     Diagnosing and Treating Children and Adolescents Suffering with Depression Abnormal Psychology PSY2010 Early treatment and intervention can significantly decrease the severity of mental illness. This is why effectively diagnosing children and adolescents with depression is vital. The diagnostic criterion for depression is the same for adults as it is for children and adolescents. The emotional and physiological symptoms of depression include sadness,...

    Bipolar disorder, Major depressive disorder, Mental disorder 928  Words | 3  Pages

  • Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes in Childhood

    Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes in Childhood Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus is increasing every year to the extent that it has become a global epidemic. Diabetes UK report that globally form 1975 to 2010 it was estimated to treble from 70 million to 220 million and in the UK it was estimated that from 1980 to 2010 it would almost quadruple from 800,000 to 3 million (Diabetes UK 2004). A 2006 review by the World Health Organisation (WHO) has estimated that if the present trends continue, by 2025 the global...

    Childhood obesity, Diabetes mellitus, Diabetes mellitus type 2 2457  Words | 7  Pages

  • children & diabetes

     Diabetes Shayla Lynch HS200, Section# Unit 4 Capstone Project: Diabetes Kaplan University July 27, 2014 Type 1 diabetes, also known as juvenile diabetes or insulin-dependent diabetes is a chronic condition in which the pancreas produces little to no insulin. There are many factors that may contribute to type 1 diabetes, including genetics and exposure to certain viruses. Although type 1 diabetes typically appears during childhood or adolescence, it can also develop...

    Blood sugar, Diabetes, Diabetes mellitus 686  Words | 5  Pages

  • Education: Key to Managing Diabetes

     Education: Key to Managing Diabetes Nebraska Wesleyan University Abstract Diabetes is a chronic condition prevalent in the United States. Failure to manage the disease is costly in that it can cause individuals to have increased comorbidities, reduced life expectancy, and extreme financial burdens. Educating the population enables individuals to avoid these pitfalls. Differing methods of education have been investigated and show promise of improved disease management. These...

    Blood sugar, Diabetes, Diabetes mellitus 789  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Prevalence of Diabetes in Children

    The Prevalence of Diabetes in Children Topic: Diabetes and Obesity in Children Audience: Parents of young children Purpose: Inform the reader of type 2 diabetes and it's prevalence in children. Meet Tommy. He is the average American boy, just with a few extra pounds on him. Tommy's hobbies include playing video games and eating unhealthy foods. His mom or he doesn't know this yet, but he has type 2 diabetes. He is part of the 9.6 percent of Americans under the age of twenty that have developed...

    Blood sugar, Carbohydrate, Diabetes mellitus 1539  Words | 4  Pages

  • Success in Children and Adults with ADHD/ ADD vs. Average Children

    Mrs. Rogers English Honors II 2 April, 2012 Success in Children and Adults with ADHD/ ADD vs. Average Children It is easy to peek into the average classroom and make assumptions of the students such as motivated, creative, organized, and sometimes lazy but they usually do not take the time to figure out why. Many people look at the distracted child and see them as "lazy", but what many do not know is that a small number of these children are effected with either ADHD or ADD. To be exact, ADHD stands...

    ADHD predominantly inattentive, Attention, Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder 2353  Words | 6  Pages

  • Diabetes

    In America, Diabetes is becoming a widely prominent disease. Diabetes can be the result of many things from unlucky genetics to an unhealthy lifestyle. Diabetes is a serious, life-long illness ultimately caused by high levels of glucose in the blood. The condition makes it so that the pancreas cannot produce insulin. Insulin is a hormone that controls the blood’s glucose level. Glucose is significant since it is “the main source of fuel” for the body (Wilson, 2013). The American Diabetes Association...

    Blood sugar, Diabetes, Diabetes mellitus 2559  Words | 7  Pages

  • Diabetes Mellitus: Symptoms and Treatment

    Diabetes Mellitus By Shane O’Shaughnessy Contents Page 1: Description of Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes Page 2: Type 1 Diabetes Page 3: Symptoms of Type 1 Diabetes Page 4: Type 2 Diabetes and Symptoms Page 5: Aims of Treatment Page 6: Medication What is diabetes mellitus? The term ‘diabetes’ means excessive urination and the word ‘mellitus’ means honey. Diabetes mellitus is a lifelong condition caused by a lack, or insufficiency of insulin. Insulin is a hormone – a substance...

    Blood sugar, Diabetes, Diabetes mellitus 1462  Words | 5  Pages

  • Children and Diabetes

    Diabetes in Children Nancy Scherfel HS 200-01 Unit 2 Capstone Project: Case Study #1-Diabetes Kaplan University July 19, 2011 Diabetes in Children Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus is a disease that affects about 180 million people and about one in every 400-600 children, (Roper et al 2009). This type of diabetes is generally found in young children and adolescence and if not properly taken control of, this can be very hazardous to one’s life. Understanding what type 1 diabetes means...

    Blood sugar, Diabetes mellitus, Diabetes mellitus type 1 611  Words | 3  Pages

  • Academic and Educational Outcomes of Children with Adhd

    Academic and Educational Outcomes of Children with ADHD By Denise DeWalt Abstract: This article covers the topic of outcomes as it relates to children with ADHD. They address five very important questions that relate to these students. They also discuss and share that research has come up with very few positive solutions that help academic outcomes with those diagnosed with ADHD. My research left me with more questions than answers as I found that there are very divisive opinions surrounding...

    Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, Educational psychology, Hyperactivity 932  Words | 3  Pages

  • Autism and the New Parent

    acceptable to be selfish where it pertains to your child. We all want what’s best for our children. We all want our children to reach for the stars and beyond. It took us many years to understand that our boy and all of the other millions of children on the Autism spectrum will reach for the stars. It’ll just be in a different way. Like all parents of newly diagnosed Autism Spectrum Disorder children we had a lot of new information to process while navigating emotional highs and lows. Over years we learned...

    Asperger syndrome, Autism, Autism spectrum 1991  Words | 5  Pages

  • Juvenile Diabetes CLC Final

    CLC: Health Promotion Presentation Juvenile Diabetes (Type I) Juvenile Diabetes Type 1 • Definition: Type 1 diabetes aka Juvenile Diabetes or insulin-dependent diabetes, is usually diagnosed in children or young adults. It is a chronic condition where the pancreas produces little or no insulin, which is a hormone the body needs to allow sugar (glucose) to enter cells to produce energy (Type 1 diabetes, 2015). The state of starvation in the midst of plenty • Pathophysiology: occurs when there is...

    Blood sugar, Diabetes, Diabetes mellitus 1484  Words | 15  Pages

  • Diabetes

    TYPE 2 DIABETES 1 Type 2 diabetes TYPE II DIABETES MALLITUS 2 Abstract Diabetes mallitus is a disease in which there are high levels of blood sugar in affected individual. It is also called as Non-Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mallitus or Adult Onset Diabets. This disease results due to a defect in the functioning of insulin in the body. It can either be in a form of insulin deficiency...

    Blood sugar, Diabetes, Diabetes mellitus 1230  Words | 5  Pages

  • Health Campaign on Diabetes

    Johnson HCS 535 June 3, 2013 Beth Hale Health Campaign Health objectives and campaigns are designed to set the foundation for addressing health care issues prevalent across the nation. Diabetes is a disease that affects millions of people. Due to the complications that can often go along with diabetes, public health policies are implemented to clarify issues that will improve the health of individuals. As presented in the health campaign part one, there are numerous government agencies, which...

    American Diabetes Association, Health, Health care 1812  Words | 6  Pages

  • Problem solving approach to the care, nursing interventions and subsequent evaluation of a patient with Diabetes

    discuss the care, nursing interventions and subsequent evaluation of your patient. 07/12/12 Estimated Word Count : 2130 Table of Contents Introduction In this assignment the topics discussed is a nursing problem related to a medical diagnosis taking from an example of a patient dealt with while the nursing student was out on clinical placement. For this assignment the patient has a diagnosis of Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus. Kevin Brophy (pseudonym)...

    Blood sugar, Diabetes, Diabetes mellitus 2124  Words | 9  Pages

  • Type 2 Diabetes in Youth

    Type 2 Diabetes in children and adolescents is an emerging epidemic within the last 20 years. Diabetes is one of the most common chronic diseases in children and adolescents; about 151,000 people below the age of 20 years have diabetes (CDC, 2009). There has been an increase in the amount of younger people, including teenagers that have been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. According to the CDC website, type 2 diabetes in children and adolescents, although still rare, is being diagnosed...

    American Diabetes Association, Diabetes, Diabetes mellitus 1078  Words | 3  Pages

  • Diabetes

    Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a set of related diseases in which the body cannot regulate the amount of sugar (specifically, glucose) in the blood. The blood delivers glucose to provide the body with energy to perform all of a person's daily activities. * The liver converts the food a person eats into glucose. The glucose is then released into the bloodstream. * In a healthy person, the blood glucose level is regulated by several hormones, primarliy insulin. Insulin is produced by the pancreas...

    Blood sugar, Diabetes, Diabetes mellitus 1384  Words | 4  Pages

  • Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease in New Zealand

    Cardiovascular disease (CVD) and diabetes are major health issues for Māori, Pacific and south Asian people. The impacts of these diseases are increasing hospital admissions and readmissions hence increasing with an aging population. (Kaitiaki Nursing, New Zealand, 2013, pg. 20). Diabetes mellitus has been well pronounced as a cardiovascular risk factor in New Zealand and people with diabetes are 2-4 times more likely to suffer from CVD hence is a leading cause of death in diabetic patients (ministry...

    Diabetes mellitus, Health care, Hypertension 1954  Words | 5  Pages

  • Diabetes Research

    Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus Nursing 220Abstract Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus is a chronic condition in which the pancreas produces little or no insulin, a hormone needed to allow glucose to enter cells to produce energy. This paper explores the aspects of the disease as it relates to the pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, diagnostic testing, collaborative care, and nursing care.Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus Type 1 Diabetes, previously referred to as “juvenile diabetes” most often occurs...

    Blood sugar, Blood tests, Diabetes 1758  Words | 10  Pages

  • New Diagnostic Tool in Diabetes

    Introduction Dictionary.com describes compassion as a feeling of deep sympathy and sorrow for another who is stricken by misfortune, accompanied by a strong desire to alleviate the suffering (2012). Bush describes compassion fatigue as a complex emotion that allows caregivers to hold and sustain themselves in emotional balance while holding patients’ despair in one hand and their hopefulness in the other (2009). Being able to identify the warning signs, know the physical, emotional and spiritual...

    Caregiver, Emotion, Family 1208  Words | 4  Pages

  • The "New Epidemic" Childhood Diabetes

    Childhood Diabetes the "New Epidemic" Childhood Diabetes is becoming the "New Epidemic", by children living sedentary lifestyles and poor diets, parents and healthcare providers need to be proactive with identifying those children at risk for getting Diabetes. There has been a growing concern about the recent sharp increase in reported cases of type II diabetes in children and adolescents. Several studies have documented this epidemic. In light of that little is known about type 2 diabetes...

    Blood sugar, Diabetes mellitus, Diabetes mellitus type 2 2693  Words | 7  Pages

  • quality life of parents/adults of children with intellectual disability

    Quality of life of parents of children/adults with an intellectual disability Introduction: Intellectual disability is not a single, isolated disorder. The American Association of Intellectual and Developmental Disability (AAIDD) provide a tri-dimensional definition of intellectual disability which is currently the most widely accepted. Intellectual disability, which originates before the age of 18, is a disability characterized by significant limitations both in intellectual functioning...

    Borderline intellectual functioning, Developmental disability, Down syndrome 1599  Words | 6  Pages

  • Hyperkinetic Children

    Hyperkinetic Children Hyperkinetic is just another word for Hyperactive. Hyperactivity describes children who show numerous amounts of inappropriate behaviors in situations that require sustained attention and orderly responding to fairly structured tasks. Humans who are hyperactive tend to be easily distracted, impulsive, inattentive, and easily excited or upset. Hyperactivity in children is manifested by gross motor activity, such as excessive running or climbing. The child is often described...

    Amphetamine, Attention, Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder 2184  Words | 6  Pages

  • Diabetes and children

     Children and Diabetes Management Sandra D. Lahrman American Sentinel University Children and Diabetes Management Type II diabetes is an evolving prevalence globally implicating not only predominately-obese middle age adults but also now adolescents and children ranging from 6-15 years of age relatively among the ethnic descent population presenting with other comorbid implications. Diabetes main relationship corresponds with the rising incidence of obesity...

    Diabetes, Diabetes mellitus, Diabetes mellitus type 1 3634  Words | 12  Pages

  • Pediatric and Adolescent Control of Diabetes Type I Matrix Ebt1

    Control of Diabetes type I EBT Task 724.8.1-01-06, 8.2-01-06 Author(s) |Source|Publish Date|Type of Research|Size or # of participants |Results of Study|Pertinent data from results|Indications of Study|Thoughts| Winsett, R.P; Stender, S.R; Gower, G.; Burghen, G. |Pediatric Nursing|Nov.-Dec. 2010 Volume 6 P.293-296|Case Series|81 Adolescents50 female31 male65.5% Caucasian32.5% African American2% Other|Probability of camp having positive influence on adolescents in treating Type I diabetes|No differences...

    Adolescence, Diabetes, Diabetes management 1461  Words | 4  Pages

  • Management and Diagnostic Interventions

    PhaseThe Diagnostic Phase › OD Methods to Collect InformationExamples of Diagnostic Interventions – Process ConsultationExamples of Diagnostic Interventions – Managerial GridExamples of Diagnostic Interventions – Survey FeedbackExamples of Diagnostic Interventions – InterviewsExamples of Diagnostic Interventions – Conducting Focus GroupsExamples of Diagnostic Interventions – Focused ConversationExamples of Diagnostic Interventions – Data Feedback Theatre of InquiryExamples of Diagnostic – Self AwarenessExamples...

    Change management, Executive development, Group development 655  Words | 3  Pages

  • Diabetes

    Health 11-21-13 Diabetes Diabetes is a disease in which the body isn’t able to properly use the insulin which causes high sugar (glucose) levels. Insulin is a hormone needed to change the sugar in your body to energy for you throughout the day (Type). This would explain why one of the many signs of diabetes is tiredness, because if your body is unable to produce insulin then you wont have the energy to do much of anything. Diabetes is a disease that many people can acquire in their life or...

    Blood sugar, Diabetes, Diabetes mellitus 1463  Words | 4  Pages

  • Diabetes

    DIABETES Diabetes mellitus is one of common metabolic diseases in the U.S.A. The patients who diagnosed with diabetes mellitus have higher glucose level in the blood than normal. The number of people having diabetes has been more than doubled and increased in all age groups between 1981 and 2002. Diabetes affects physically, socially and economically to people has it. It has been the top reasons of nontraumatic amputation and blindness to working age adults and end stage renal disease. Also, it...

    Blood sugar, Diabetes, Diabetes mellitus 1461  Words | 4  Pages

  • Adult Children of Alcoholics

    In the United States, twenty million children are experiencing physical, verbal and emotional abuse from parents who are addicted to alcohol. Growing up in an alcoholic house can leave emotional scars that may last a lifetime. This is tragic because we consider that childhood is the foundation on which our entire lives are fabricated. When a child's efforts to bond with an addicted parent are handicapped, the result is confusion and intense anxiety. In order to survive in a home deficient, of...

    Addiction, Alcoholism, Domestic violence 1635  Words | 5  Pages

  • Adult Obesity

    OBESITY IN ADULTS 2 Abstract This document includes five annotations references. The prevalence of obesity in the United States has called for urgent policy measures to reverse the process and promote healthy living among the citizens. Obesity is associated with numerous health complications some of which are fatal. The increased risk of cancers, diabetes, stroke and heart diseases...

    Cancer, Epidemiology, Health 1241  Words | 5  Pages

  • Childhood Diabetes and the Lets Move Campaign

    Childhood Diabetes and The Lets Move Campaign Instructor:Megan Pope May 23, 2011   There is a lot of discussion on childhood obesity and childhood diabetes. How to prevent it, what causes it, and how to treat it. Some researchers and writers have gone as far to say that because society as a whole is getting lazier, that this is causing out children to get bigger and less active. A lot of these statements are correct, but there are also other factors; such as heredity, environmental, and...

    Childhood, Childhood obesity, Diabetes mellitus 844  Words | 3  Pages

  • Stem Cells: Are They the Cure for Diabetes?

    Stem Cells: Are They the Cure for Diabetes? Stem Cells: Are They the Cure for Diabetes? Diabetes is a disease that affects 25.8 million people in the United States alone, not to mention the 7.0 million people who are undiagnosed and the staggering 79 million people who are pre-diabetic (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2011). That number alone should send out an alarm that a cure is needed. Not just a treatment, but a real cure that will free sufferers from the strict...

    Cell, Cellular differentiation, Diabetes mellitus 1995  Words | 5  Pages

  • Type 2 Diabetes

    Type 2 Diabetes occurs when the body fails to produce enough insulin, or unable to utilize insulin properly. It is often associated with adults over the age of 40, overweight and a family history of diabetes, but it is currently occurring among younger people. 1. Prevalence and incidence of Diabetes type 2 According to statistical records, an approximation of 18.2 million children and adults suffer from diabetes in the United States. This is equal to 6.3 percent of America’s population. Out of...

    Blood sugar, Diabetes, Diabetes mellitus 1187  Words | 4  Pages

  • Phobia Intervention Outline

    –DSM-IV-TR Article #1: Intensive Treatment of Specific Phobias in Children and Adolescents Population: Children and Adolescents * Ages: 7-17 * Boys & girls Hypothesis: Researchers wanted to see what the actual implementation of OST with children and adolescents would be while extending the techniques from the unpublished OST Manual for Children. Researchers also wanted to see a host of practical issues associated with using exposure therapy for the treatment of specific phobias. Method:...

    Acrophobia, Cognitive behavioral therapy, Fear 543  Words | 3  Pages

  • Diabetes Assignment

    Poorly controlled blood glucose levels in the presence of diabetes exposes patients with diabetes to many secondary complications such as stroke, high blood pressure, peripheral vascular disease and kidney disease. New technologies such as continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) can help patients with type 1 and type 2 diabetes manage their disease better. This assignment identifies a research article that focuses on CGM in the treatment of diabetes. A summary of the research and clinical findings, as well...

    Blood glucose monitoring, Blood sugar, Diabetes 863  Words | 5  Pages

  • Public Awareness of Diabetes

    Public Awareness of Diabetes Lynn A. Bailey HCA/240 August 21, 2011 Dr. Monica Reed, PhD, MPH Diabetes is a disease that affects millions of people every year, and in most cases, this is a disease that is preventable. Increasing public awareness regarding risk factors and how this debilitating disease can be controlled and prevented may reduce the number of cases diagnosed each year. Throughout the years, scientists have developed a variety of treatment options and medications that are...

    Blood sugar, Blood tests, Diabetes 2433  Words | 7  Pages

  • Overweight and Obese Children

    OVERWEIGHT AND OBESE CHILDREN 1 Overweight and Obese Children in the United States Barbara Ripley ENG: 122 Megan Pope April 18, 2011 OVERWEIGHT AND OBESE CHILDREN 2 Overweight and Obese Children in the United States Overweight and obese children are teased and often excluded from socialization with peers and other activities which cause emotional upheaval for many of them. Children grow at different rates and times, so recognizing potential problems with obesity...

    Cancer, Childhood obesity, Dieting 2201  Words | 7  Pages

  • ADHD Adults

    Hyperactivity Disorder In Adults Oh Look! A Shiny Penny! Abstract Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a brain disorder that affects the way nerves develop and the why individuals process thoughts and control actions. Individuals with ADHD tend to have difficulty maintaining focus and remembering details . ADHD has been thought to be a childhood disorder and that the disorder somehow disappears as a child grows older. Though ADHD is most common in children it is becoming...

    ADHD predominantly inattentive, Adult attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, Antisocial personality disorder 1919  Words | 6  Pages

  • Diabetes

    INTRODUCTION Diabetes is a disease that is frequently a cause of incapacity to work, disability, premature aging, and early death. The science has very powerful means to combat it, but it is necessary to follow a regime of life, and adequately feeding; the purpose is to prevent it, or in case that the disease exists, to make it more benign. Many doctors consider diabetes as a sick manifestation of a serious matter and very important, as is...

    Blood sugar, Diabetes, Diabetes mellitus 901  Words | 4  Pages

  • Global Developmental Delay: Understanding the Medical Condition in Children

    structure or development of the brain or spinal cord such as Cerebral Palsy or Spina Bifida. Other causes can include prematurity – being born too early - or infections, such as Congenital Rubella or Meningitis. There are a number of diagnostic tests that can be done to identify the underlying cause of GDD. Sometimes these causes can be treated to cure the developmental delay, or at least to prevent it worsening. However, often the cause is never able to be fully determined. SIGNS OF GLOBAL...

    Autism, Behavior, Child 1579  Words | 7  Pages

  • Case Study in Type Two Diabetes

    A Case Study in Type II Diabetes Charlotte D. McKamie Nursing Theory In Orem’s theory of self care, she presents the precept that the nurse’s role in helping the chronically ill patient is to assist them to achieve an optimal level of health and wellness, and to give them the tools they need to maintain it. Orem believed that the nurse should act as an advocate, redirector, support person, and teacher, and, thereby, guide the patient to therapeutic development. Her theory is of interest to me...

    Diabetes mellitus, Diabetes mellitus type 2, Hypertension 1260  Words | 4  Pages

  • Diabetes

    Essay #1- Diabetes Diabetes is a disease the body undergoes when it is unable to produce any or enough insulin, due to a high level of glucose in the blood. According to the website diabetes.org, statistics show that, “diabetes was the seventh leading cause of death in the United States in 2010 based on the 69,071 death certificates in which diabetes was listed as the underlying cause of death.” Diabetes was discovered in 1889, later on various types of diabetes were identified and classified...

    Blood sugar, Diabetes, Diabetes mellitus 1592  Words | 3  Pages

  • Diabetes Mellitus

    DIABETES MELLITUS In the United States, about 16 million people suffer from diabetes mellitus, although only half of these individuals are diagnosed. Every year, about 650,000 people learn they have the disease. Diabetes mellitus is the seventh leading cause of all deaths and the sixth leading cause of all deaths caused by disease. Diabetes is the most common in adults over 45 years of age; in people who are overweight or physically inactive; in individuals who have an immediate family...

    Blood sugar, Diabetes, Diabetes mellitus 2192  Words | 6  Pages

  • Assessment, Diagnosis and Treatment of Psychological Disorders in the Late Adult Population

    According to our textbook over half of the entire adult population, over the span of their lifetime, struggle with symptoms of one or more psychological disorder(s) or have a family member that is affected. Psychological disorders reflect the developmental processes that occur in life from conception through death. Whether or not a symptom or disorder will emerge in late adulthood is a reflection on the balance between risks and protective factors that begin evolving much earlier and continue throughout...

    Abnormal psychology, Cognition, Dysthymia 1849  Words | 5  Pages

  • Social, Behavioral, and Psychosocial Causes of Diseases: Type 2 Diabetes (T2D)

    Diseases: Type 2 Diabetes (T2D) Dr. Moretz HSA 535 Managerial Epidemiology December 14, 2013 Analyze the development of T2D in the U.S., and compare its development to developing countries in general. T2D is a progressive endocrine disorder characterized by abnormal secretion or action of insulin, which leads to elevated blood glucose. Over time elevated blood glucose results in damage to multiple organ systems. Data from the 2011 National Diabetes fact sheet states...

    Diabetes, Diabetes mellitus, Diabetes mellitus type 1 1901  Words | 6  Pages

  • Intervention: Addiction and Treatment

    Erin Parker The Intervention What is an Intervention? According to Webster’s dictionary it defines “intervene” as “to come between as an influencing force, as in order to modify, settle, or hinder some action, argument etc.” This paper will give you a step-by-step guideline to follow to in order to conduct a successful intervention to a client in need of a clinical intervention for drug abuse. Scientific inquiry demonstrates that one way of coping with drug abuse is to conduct...

    Addiction, Drug abuse, Drug addiction 2353  Words | 6  Pages

  • Interventions: Special Education

    com/HLC/media/PDF/SampleMaterial/ChildCare/NCFE-Level-2-Supporting-Teaching-And-Learning-Sample.pdf Monitoring development and making interventions Monitoring development through observations, making assessments and targeting interventions can help lessen the likelihood of delays for children who are already at risk and can also prevent children who are not at risk from becoming at risk. Early intervention services include a variety of different resources and programmes that provide support to enhance a child's development...

    Developmental psychology, Disability, Education 1992  Words | 7  Pages

  • Type 2 Diabetes

    obesity rates in relation to Type 2 Diabetes primarily in South Auckland. In this report I will find out whether the diverse ethnicities of South Auckland residents have any affect on Diabetes rates. I chose this question because I am interested in whether someone’s race can determine his or her risk of chronic disease. I also think this issue is important because South Auckland is so ethnically diverse that we need to know if race plays a part in obesity and diabetes risks. My report will focus on 3...

    Blood sugar, Diabetes, Diabetes mellitus 1605  Words | 5  Pages

  • Children with Adhd

    Student Professor English 101 18 Aug. 2009 Children with ADHD ADHD may not make someone look different on the surface, but one can see it plainly if they know what behavior traits to look for. ADHD stands for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. It is one of the most commonly diagnosed chronic psychiatric conditions among children and is based on such behavioral criteria as impulsivity, hyperactivity, inattention and or learning disabilities (Curbing Impulsivity). It is the single...

    ADHD predominantly inattentive, Attention, Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder 1603  Words | 5  Pages

  • Diabetes Presentation

    HCS 245 Diabetes presentation Yesenia Echavarria December 08, 2014 Cheryl Maeux Diabetes History   1552 BC. This is the initial known evidence of Diabetes. 1500 BC. Ants are drawn to the urine of individuals with an enigmatic emaciating disease. 500 BC. Primary report of sugar in urine and its happening in obese persons. This is the first time the difference among Type 1 & Type 2 has been made. Definition of Diabetes    A metabolic disease in which the body’s failure to create any or...

    Diabetes, Diabetes mellitus, Diabetes mellitus type 1 570  Words | 9  Pages

  • Diabetes Nutrition

    Diabetes Nutrition Having diabetes means thinking differently about food and nutrition. This can seem challenging sometimes, but it becomes a bit more manageable once you learn the facts. There are several forms of diabetes. Diabetes can occur at any age. Insulin is a hormone produced by special cells, called beta cells, in the pancreas, an organ located in the area behind your stomach. Insulin is needed to move blood sugar (glucose) into cells, where it is stored and later used for energy. In...

    Blood sugar, Carbohydrate, Diabetes 1428  Words | 4  Pages

  • diabetes

    Diabetes mellitus is a group of metabolic disorders characterized by elevated levels of blood glucose (hyperglycemia) resulting from defects in insulin production and secretion, decreased cellular response to insulin, or both. This leads to hyperglycemia, which may lead to acute metabolic complications, such as diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) and hyperglycemic hyperosmolar nonketotic syndrome (HHNS). Longterm hyperglycemia may contribute to chronic microvascular complications (kidney and eye disease)...

    Blood sugar, Diabetes, Diabetes mellitus 1400  Words | 5  Pages

  • Diabetes

    Diabetes, Minority Status, and the African American and Hispanic American Communities Diabetes, Minority Status, and the African American and Hispanic American Communities In March of 2003, a bill known as the "Minority Population Diabetes Prevention and Control Act of 2003" was introduced to Congress, and then referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce. According to this bill's findings, "minority populations, including African Americans, Hispanics, Native Americans, and Asians, have...

    Diabetes mellitus, Health care, Hispanic and Latino Americans 1043  Words | 4  Pages

  • Diabetes Epidemiology

    Diabetes Epidemiology Paper Tammy Stadler, RN NUR 408 October 27, 2011 Joni Reynolds, RN/CNS, MSN Diabetes Epidemiology Paper According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Health Statistics, "[By 1993] death certificates listed diabetes as the fifth leading cause of death for Blacks aged 45 to 64, and the third leading cause of death for those aged 65 and older in 1990” (Bailey, 2007, p. 1). These statistics show how serious the problem of diabetes has...

    Diabetes mellitus, Diabetes mellitus type 2, Disease 1855  Words | 6  Pages

  • National Diabetes Fact

    A Health Problem The diabetes is a disease which is characterized by the absence of insulin properly on the body. Also, the name diabetes has its origin in ancient Greece and Rome, and diabetes means “sweet”. In addition, this disease has been around the history of human beings for thousands of years. For example, there are manuscripts in Egyptian before of Christ that described to people to urinate frequently, and in Asia some doctors described people who suffered tiredness, skin boils and thirst...

    Blood sugar, Diabetes mellitus, Hypertension 2259  Words | 6  Pages

  • Diabetes Research Paper

    Diabetes Research Paper Pathology Fall 2010 Abstract Diabetes is a disease that affects currently 23.6 million people, about 7.8% of the population. Diabetes comes from a high level of sugar in the blood for a long period of time. Ways to control it are by diet, exercise, medicine and insulin injections. There are four known types of diabetes: Prediabetes, which is a condition that raises the risk of developing type 2 diabetes; Type 1, which generally affects primarily the younger population;...

    Diabetes, Diabetes mellitus, Diabetes mellitus type 1 1499  Words | 5  Pages

  • Intervention, Treatment, and Relapse Prevention Paper

    Intervention, Treatment, and Relapse Prevention Paper BSHS 431 Yvette E. Williams University of Phoenix Leatrice Allen April 13, 2011 This in-person interview was made final April 7, 2011 with the interviewee, Mae Parnell, who is employed as a case manager at Haymarket Center, located as 120 So. Sangamon St., Chicago, IL. Mae Parnell’s primary job description at Haymarket Center is to coordinator the approach to the delivery of substances abuse and social...

    Addiction, Alcohol abuse, Alcoholism 1303  Words | 5  Pages

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