Diabetes Essay Topics

Diabetic Ketoacidosis

There are two types of diabetes, diabetes mellitus and diabetes incipidus. The term ketoacidosis can happen in both but more often in type one. Diabetic ketoacidosis is a state or condition in which happens to patients with type one diabetes, those who are dependent to insulin therapy. It can occur in type two diabetes, but… View Article

Quantitative Critique

This is a critique of the quantitative research article titled Influence of Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes on Gluconeogenesis and Glucose Output in Humans studied by Amelia Gastaldelli, Simona Baldi, Maura Pettiti, Elana Tischi, Stefania Camastra, Andrea Natali, Bernard R. Landau and Ele Ferrannini. This article was published in the journal Diabetes in 2000 volume… View Article

Perinatal Challenges

Perinatal challenges during pregnancy and birth are associated with different varieties of diseases and complications, such as gestational diabetes and shoulder dystocia during birth. According to Gullotta, Adams and Ramos (2006), perinatal period commences during the 22nd week of gestation or after 154 gestational days (p. 392). During this stage, perinatal environment is exposed to… View Article

Social survey

Diabetes is the seventh major cause of death in the United States of America. Diabetes is a condition that arises from the inability of the body to produce insulin or to utilize it appropriately. Insulin is a hormone that is responsible for converting blood glucose into a more body friendly form called glycogen. When the… View Article

Chronic Disease Risk Assessment

When I did the assessment for chronic diseases I chose to do one for Diabetes because I am considered obese with a BMI of 39. 9 so with this certain risk factor of obesity I run the risk of developing diabetes, the assessment states “Compared to a typical woman my age, my risk of developing… View Article

Homeostatic Imbalances

High blood pressure (HBP) is a serious condition that can lead to coronary heart disease, heart failure, stroke, kidney failure, and other health problems. “Blood pressure” is the force of blood pushing against the walls of the arteries as the heart pumps blood. If this pressure rises and stays high over time, it can damage… View Article

Preventing Obesity to Prevent Diabetes

Diabetes is an ailment in which the human body refuses to produce or make appropriate use of insulin. Insulin happens to be a hormone which is required to convert starches, sugar and other foods into energy for everyday life. Although the causes of diabetes remain as a mystery, many medical experts believe that genetics and… View Article

Psychology of aging

As people age, they become vulnerable to various diseases such as diabetes among others. Diabetes is a disease that affects many of individuals all around the world and arises when there is a high level of sugar in the blood for an extended period of time. There exist three known types of diabetes- Type1, which… View Article

Diabetes Informative Speech

Introduction: When I was a little girl I remember going to my mother to tattletale on my grandmother. I told my mother that I seen my grandmother poking her finger to make herself bleed just so that she could get a cool band aid. At that time, I thought band aids were pretty awesome. Little… View Article

Policy Brief Paper

Diabetes is the leading cause of cardiovascular disease, blindness, lower limb amputations and kidney failure in the United States (CDC, 2013a; Green, Brancati, & Albright, 2012). Diabetes is also a major cause of diabetic neuropathy, retinopathy, stroke and the seventh-leading cause of death in the U.S. (CDC, 2013a; O’Connor, & Wellenius, 2012). The Centers for… View Article

Is Electrical Stimulation Effective in Reducing Neuropathic Pain with Diabetes

Null Hypothesis: Electrical Stimulation is not an effective way to reduce neuropathic pain among diabetic patients (µ = 0). Alternative Hypothesis: Electrical Stimulation is an effective way to reduce Neuropathic pain among diabetic patients (µ ≠ 0). Method: The study selected 10 subjects (7 males), presented for evaluation of painful nocturnal diabetic neuropathy. Control and… View Article

Gestational Diabetes

Gestational Diabetes is high blood sugar (diabetes) that starts or is first diagnosed during pregnancy. It is a condition in which women without previously diagnosed diabetes exhibit high blood glucose levels during pregnancy, especially during third trimester. There is still the question whether the condition is natural during pregnancy (Serlin & Lash 2009). Causes, Incidence,… View Article

Social Policy – Diabetes

Examine a contemporary social issue (which may or may not have been covered during the module) paying particular attention as to why this issue has become problematic and for whom. Also, consider what should be done about your chosen issue and any role that nursing/social work might have in dealing with it. A social issue… View Article

Critique a Research Study

The nursing research study I chose at the beginning of the semester was Impact of health literacy and patient trust on glycemic control in an urban USA population. The research article begins with a description of Diabetes, its consequences of the disease process, complications, economic cost, and the public health crisis that is foreseen over… View Article