Essays Tagged: "American Diabetes Association"

Type One Diabetes and Its Effects.

nts have been made to assist patients in their illnesses. Many hope for a cure that may never come.]American Diabetes Association. 18 March. 2003.Alabama Department of Public Health. Diabetes in Alaba ...

(4 pages) 103 0 3.4 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases


sk factors for getting the disease but it only seems to matter in people living a Western lifestyle.Americans and Europeans eat too much fat and too little carbohydrate and fiber, and they get too lit ... with these habits. The ethnic groups in the United States with the highest risk are blacks, Mexican Americans, and Pima Indians. In contrast, people who live in areas that have not become Westernized ...

(5 pages) 245 1 3.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

The genetics behind Diabetes

a genetic factor may be involved. The research seems to be pointing at three ethnic groups: African American, Hispanic Americans, and Native Americans. According to the American Diabetes Association, ... t African Americans are 1.7 times more likely to have diabetes than Hispanic whites. Thus, Hispanic Americans are almost twice as likely to have Type II diabetes then non-Hispanic whites. Professor An ...

(5 pages) 71 0 3.0 May/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Individual Patient Education Project

to convert sugar, starches and other foods into energy that is needed for fuel in daily activities (American Diabetes Association [ADA], 2006, p. 1). There are two types of diabetes, Type 1 and Type 2 ... n a daily basis. Staying active is even more important for those with diabetes(ADA, 2006).ReferencesAmerican Diabetes Association (2006). All about diabetes. Retrieved January 13, 2006, from http://ww ...

(10 pages) 124 0 0.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Past Present and Future Paper

already a member and an active participant of a Parent Teacher Organization and volunteer with the American Diabetes Association. I plan to attend seminars offered at work and will attend a symposium ...

(4 pages) 1474 0 4.4 Mar/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Childhood Obesity – Descriptive Statistics

the two groups, "children refer to 6 to 11 years of age, and adolescents to 12 to 17 years of age" (American Obesity Association, 2005, p.1).Studies have found increases in health risks associated wit ... l, and c) smoking is associated with a decrease in sound nutrition and physical activity patterns" (American Obesity Association, 2005, p. 1).Measures of Central Tendency and DispersionWhat determines ...

(7 pages) 185 0 4.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Disparities in Healthcare

diabetes and hypertension are all closely interlinked and affect an ever-increasing segment of the American population. Each diagnosis can be present on its own, or be cause or result of any of the o ... ortant, how does it impact effective nursing care?Heart failure is the leading cause of death among Americans. It is responsible for 27% of all deaths for those over 65 (Minino, 2012). For ages 45-64 ...

(4 pages) 2 0 0.0 May/2013

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Several Methods Towards a Healthy Lifestyle

uch fast food. By quitting these bad habits, one is preventing the possibility of developing type 2 diabetes, several heart conditions, and most importantly, obesity. Another important quality to have ... e is associated to one's lifespan. Also inflammation is said to be linked to heart disease, stroke, diabetes, arthritis, and premature aging. With that said, people who get less sleep, have higher blo ...

(3 pages) 1 0 0.0 Dec/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Health & Fitness