Type 2 Diabetes

TYPE 2 DIABETES 6

Type2 Diabetes

AmericanDiabetes Association. (2009). Taking Care of Type 2. ToolkitNo.16.Retrieved on 16 June 2014 from,

http://professional.diabetes.org/admin/UserFiles/file/Reducing%20Cardiometabolic%20Risk_%20Patient%20Education%20Toolkit/English/ADA%20CMR%20Toolkit_16Type2.pdf

Thisarticle, titled “Taking Care of Type 2” is one of the bestarticles authored by the American Diabetes Association in 2009 tohelp patients suffering from Type 2 diabetes. From the article it’sclear that, type 2 diabetes can affect the heart, kidney or nervoussystems hence the need for one to invest more on the preventivemeasures such as losing weight, controlling blood pressures, eatingfoods low in saturated fats among others. As a result of thisinformation, the article will be useful during this study.

NationalInstitute of Diabetes and Kidney Diseases. (2013). YourGuide to Diabetes: Type 1 and Type 2.Retrieved on 16 June 2014 from,

http://diabetes.niddk.nih.gov/dm/pubs/type1and2/YourGuide2Diabetes_508.pdf

Thisarticle titled “YourGuide to Diabetes: Type 1 and Type 2” aims at educating the readeron ways in which diabetes can be prevented as well as cured. On thefifth page of this article, the causes of type 2 diabetes is wellindicated as well as ways in which the disease can be avoided. Acomprehensive healthy eating plan, a critical area of preventing type2 diabetes, is given on page 10. Further, ways of monitoring diabetesas well as method of handling problems arising from diabetes are alsooffered, thus making this article important during this study.

DiabetesAustralia (2014). Type2 Diabetes.Retrieved on 16 June 2014 from,

http://www.diabetesaustralia.com.au/Understanding-Diabetes/What-is-Diabetes/Type-2-Diabetes/

Thisarticle, titled “Type2 Diabetes” authoredby the National Diabetes Services Scheme (NDSS) and administered bythe Diabetes Australia, is aimed at educating people on the causes,cure and prevention of . From the article it is clearthat type 2 diabetes affects over 85-90% of all patients sufferingfrom diabetes. Some of the causes highlighted include family historyand age among others. The information given from this articleespecially on ways to manage Type 2 diabetes such as throughlifestyle modifications as well as medication makes this articleuseful during this study.

Yach,D. et al. (2003). Screeningfor .WorldHealth Organization Department of Noncommunicable DiseaseManagement, Geneva. Retrievedon 16 June 2014 from,

http://www.who.int/diabetes/publications/en/screening_mnc03.pdf

Thisarticle, authored by Dr Derek Yach and Professor Sir George Albertiamong others from the World Health Organization Department ofNoncommunicable Disease Management, aims at educating people on theneed for regular screening for Type2 Diabetes since it is on the increase. The article highlights theneed for evidence resulting from randomized controlled trials forType 2 diabetes, the need of observational studies, economicevidence, and psycho-social effects of early detection among others.Case studies and outcomes from countries where screening for type 2diabetes is underway such as Brazil have been given hence making thisarticle useful during my studies.

WebMD,LLC (2014). Type2 Diabetes Overview,Retrieved on 16 June 2014 from,

http://www.webmd.com/diabetes/guide/type-2-diabetes

Thisarticle titled “Type2 Diabetes Overview”and authored by WebMD, LLC indicates the causes, prevention and curefor originally referred to as non-insulin-dependentdiabetes. This article indicates specific self-care tips ofpreventing diabetes among children. Further readings on causes andprevention are also offered, thus making this site useful during thisresearch work.

MayoClinic Staff (2014). Type2 diabetes.Retrieved on 16 June 2014 from,

http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/type-2-diabetes/basics/definition/con-20031902

Thisarticle is authored by staffs operating in Mayo Clinic. This is oneof the biggest medical research group based in Minnesota, and employsover 4000 physicians. The article candidly defines type 2 diabetesas well as indicates its causes which include increased thirst andurination, weight loss among others. The role of glucose in diabetes,risk factors, complications as well as ways to prepare for medicationis indicated, thus making the article crucial during my researchwork.

References

AmericanDiabetes Association. (2009). Taking Care of Type 2. ToolkitNo.16.Retrieved on 16 June 2014 from,

http://professional.diabetes.org/admin/UserFiles/file/Reducing%20Cardiometabolic%20Risk_%20Patient%20Education%20Toolkit/English/ADA%20CMR%20Toolkit_16Type2.pdf

DiabetesAustralia (2014). Type2 Diabetes.Retrieved on 16 June 2014 from,

http://www.diabetesaustralia.com.au/Understanding-Diabetes/What-is-Diabetes/Type-2-Diabetes/

MayoClinic Staff (2014). Type2 diabetes.Retrieved on 16 June 2014 from,

http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/type-2-diabetes/basics/definition/con-20031902

NationalInstitute of Diabetes and Kidney Diseases. (2013). YourGuide to Diabetes: Type 1 and Type 2.Retrieved on 16 June 2014 from,

http://diabetes.niddk.nih.gov/dm/pubs/type1and2/YourGuide2Diabetes_508.pdf

WebMD,LLC (2014). Type2 Diabetes Overview,Retrieved on 16 June 2014 from,

http://www.webmd.com/diabetes/guide/type-2-diabetes

Yach,D. et al. (2003). Screeningfor .WorldHealth Organization Department of Noncommunicable DiseaseManagement, Geneva. Retrievedon 16 June 2014 from,

http://www.who.int/diabetes/publications/en/screening_mnc03.pdf