The nurse case manager, along with the physician, will be responsible for developing an individualized plan of care. In addition, the nurse case manager will coordinate the recommendations from any additional team members that are consulted in a timely manner (Cohen & Cesta, 2005). The ultimate key to appropriate disease management is patient education; this is the tool that will empower Jane Doe to manage her diabetes successfully and to live a healthy, productive life. Plan for Education Initial As with any new diagnosis, information about the disease process and treatment can be overwhelming for the patient. The early phase of educating J... ... middle of paper ... ... is the goal for Jane Doe.
Glucose check machine is essential for diabetes patients, in order to maintain glucose level for type 1 diabetes patient’s insulin is needed. Instruction on how to use a glucose monitor, how to prepare insulin, and how to self- administer insulin should be given. Last, warfarin is a medication that does not have a fix amount to take daily. The dosage for this medication is based on patient’s lab value, thus a detail hand out for warfarin could
Regardless, both conditions require the person to seek medical attention. One of the best things that a person with diabetes can do for themselves is to learn how to manage their diabetes and know when they are in trouble. It is up to those that are health care professionals to know what to look for and how to treat a diabetic emergency. As with any other emergency, a diabetic emergency is an authentic emergency and time is very valuable. Cause/ Effect Blood glucose (sugar) levels go up and down throughout the day depending on a numbe... ... middle of paper ... ...at is required, give him/her something to eat or drink and get medical help.
These types of patients must have their own insulin to stay healthy. Typically this type of diabetes in brought on by an illness or virus. (wikepedia.org) Jan 2014 Diabetes Mellitus Type 2: According to (Wikipedia.org) this type of diabetes is when the cell itself cannot properly absorb or use... ... middle of paper ... .... Family plays a big role in the care of the diabetic patient. Family education is well desired with any diabetic patient due to the risk of any possible emergency the patient may sustain. Quick action and knowledge of how this disease affects the patient is beneficial for everyone involved.
Since Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus is one of the most common health challenges world-wide, I am going to further incorporate the topic in my paper. Through academic research and resources, in my first paragraph I will be providing the health promotion definition along with expressing the importance for patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus. My second paragraph will display the pathophysiology to help comprehend how this health challenge is present in the body. Health promotion interventions will also be incorporated with ideas and specific information to aid individuals in promoting health and preventing development of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus. Health Promotion To start off, I am going to explain the Health Promotion definition.
With that said, diabetes is a lifelong disease and requires lifelong management. Even the most compliant and competent client should be encouraged to follow-up on a regular basis to guarantee the best outcomes from living with diabetes. Conclusion Diabetes is a complex disease and can be very overwhelming to the person living with the condition. Diet plays a major part in helping the client managing their diabetes. Motivating, encouraging and empowering the client to be actively involved in their own diabetes care has proven to be successful in every aspect of diabetes management.
In the event of treatment the healthcare provider will use patient education to teach the patient of the current health condition and practices to help with the patient’s current health condition. It is suggested that the healthcare provider must first be able to identify the patient’s health literacy before they can begin educating a patient (Eadie, 2014). If the patient has no current health issues a nurse or healthcare provider can then use patient education to help a patient maintain a healthy lifestyle. Self-screenings, daily exercise, and nutritional diets are easy practices that a nurse can encourage to help sustain a healthy life for a patient. Along with face-to-face patient education there has been a significant advancement in patient education through health campaigns.
As fitness professionals working with individuals with diabetes there are numerous considerations we must contemplate. For one thing we need to realize we are part of a team approach for these individuals. We need to be very cognizant that we operate within our own scope of practice, as diabetes is a disease that requires specialized approaches from physicians, dietetic experts and fitness professional for each individual’s situation. In addition to this we need to make sure before accepting the responsibility of training a diabetic client, that we have the proper diabetes education and proper certifications. The diagnosis of Diabetes is one that can shake the client to their core and stir every feeling and emotion the person could possibly experience and possibly completely overwhelm the individual.
Until they do, they have already developed life-threatening complications. This may include blindness, kidney diseases, nerves diseases, heart diseases, strokes, and amputations. It is no wonder that diabetes is known as the silent killer. Diabetes is condition where the body does not produce or properly use insulin, which is a type of hormone that converts sugar, starches, and other types of foods into the energy that humans need everyday. It controls the blood sugar level and without it, death is inevitable.