Diabetes occurs when the body is unable to produce insulin (type 1 diabetes) or is unable to use the insulin that is released (type 2 diabetes); in all cases, the result is compromised glucose transport and hyperglycemia. Type 1 diabetes is characterized by a genetic proclivity expressed in one of…
Three longitudinal findings on family and social support on diabetes care are discussed in this article. First, it looks at Miler and DiMatteo that looked at the impact of family and social support on diabetic therapy adherence. It focuses on the observational studies examined by the scientists, emphasizing family and…
The article sets out the different classifications of diabetes mellitus and shows an accurate diagnosis of the diabetic disease. The importance of the article is that it points out the various pathogenic pathways that contribute to the development of type 2 diabetes. Chou, Tin Kin, et al.” “Misconceptions about smoking…
Multifactorial diseases demand greatest medical interest today. They are becoming responsible for the biggest number of deaths in many parts of the world today. Health deviations make a contribution largely to these diseases. Some of the common multifactorial illnesses include cancer, diabetes, psychiatric infections and among others. Diseases distribution amongst…
Diabetes (or diabetes mellitus) refers to a lifelong, persistent condition, or a group of diseases that impacts how the human body uses blood sugar (glucose). Glucose is integral to human health because it types an important energy supply for cells that make up body tissues and muscles (Ions 616). If…
Type 1 diabetes (T1D), additionally referred to as insulin-dependent diabetes, is a disorder or a chronic situation characterized by substantially high blood sugar levels due to little or lack of insulin manufacturing by the pancreas. Insulin hormone is necessary for the absorption of sugar into the cells for strength production….