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DIABETES TYPE I1DIABETES TYPE 1SCHOOL OF NURSING
DIABETES TYPE I2ABSTRACTIn this, there is a detailed description of the physical assessment, pathophysiology,pharmacology, health promotion and levels of prevention of Diabetes Type 1. Type IDiabetes is genetic in nature. It runs among the close relatives in the family. There are fewways which we will identify here in which its onset is delayed or may be deviated. Type IDiabetes has a very early onset because of which it is also called juvenile diabetes. It isnecessary to prevent it so that the patient can lead a better life. Physical assessment of thediabetic patient is very important as it helps in early detection of complications. There aremany drugs available in the market which can stop the progress of the disease. The disease isautoimmune in nature. Using immune suppressive medication may help in many cases. Thereare many health promotion measures which can be taken to control the onset and furtherprogress of diabetes. There are various levels of prevention which can be utilised dependingon the stage of diabetes. Also, there are various nursing models which will help in preventingfurther progress of the disease.
DIABETES TYPE I3DIABETES TYPE IThere are many types of diabetes. It is a group of metabolic disorders. In this, there are highlevels of blood sugar for a prolonged duration. There are many symptoms associated with itsuch as frequent urination, increased thirst and increased hunger.Diabetes cannot be left untreated as it can result in diabetic ketoacidosis, hyperosmolar comaor even death. It is important to treat diabetes right from the start as a later diagnosis couldlead to severe health effects if left untreated. It has severe cardiovascular implications.Three Types of DiabetesType I Diabetes- This is a failure of the pancreas to produce insulin. The cause is unknown.But in this, the onset is in early life. As the pancreas don’t produce any insulin. Diabetes setsin at a very early age.Type II Diabetes- This is a condition when the cells become resistant to insulin. They do notrecognise insulin and as the disease progresses there is also a lack of insulin. The primarycause of this is a poor lifestyle and dietary habits. There is a gain in body weight due to asedentary lifestyle and lack of exercise.Gestational Diabetes- This mainly occurs during pregnancy. There is no previous history ofdiabetes. Generally, it goes off once the delivery takes place. In some, it may remain for alonger duration.
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