Diabetes Case Study
Erin Ban, Anavictoria Fortaleza, Merlin Nicholson, Theresa Watson Nursing 427
April 18, 2011
Heather Flores, REGISTERED NURSE, MSN
Diabetes Case Study
Angelo Reyes is merely one of thousands and thousands who must rely on the delivery of insulin in his program in order to survive, due to his diagnosis of Type 1 Diabetes. Diagnosed at age thirteen, Angelo lives his life in a highly structured way, often cognizant of what he eats, his activity levels, and how this sort of factors impact his blood glucose. Healthcare providers play an important role in educating sufferers like Angelo on what his prognosis means, the value of compliance, and how diabetes could impact him over a physical, mental, and psychosocial level. The information associated with diabetes in the United States are not short of scary. With practically 19 mil Americans clinically diagnosed and an additional 7 million undiagnosed, diabetes is leading to a overall health epidemic that was the 7th leading source of death and costing over $170 billion dollars in medical expenses in 2007. When Type 1 Diabetes can be not a thing that Mr. Reyes could have averted, Type 2 Diabetes is undoubtedly something that may be better managed with appropriate education and healthy way of living choices. Concours to prevent or delay the onset of Diabetes mellitus type 2 have tested extremely good by adjusting such things as diet, activity level, and fat. By making this sort of changes, individuals can lower their odds of associated health problems like cardiovascular disease, stroke, hypertonie, blindness, renal disease, neuropathy, and degradation.
It is often hard to diagnose diabetes due to the indicator are refined and not rare for example repeated urination, unusual thirst, serious hunger, unusual weight loss, serious fatigue and irritability. Type-two diabetes range from all of the type one symptoms as well as recurrent infections, confused vision, slow healing, tingling/numbness in the hands and toes, and reoccurring skin, chewing gum, or...
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