Type 2 diabetes mellitus

Type 2 diabetes mellitus

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Format APA
Volume of 2 pages (550 words)
Assignment type : PowerPoint Presentation


This assessment task requires you to make a written text and pictures/diagrams about type II diabetes mellitus. You have to describe about a specific ‘person/client’ who has type II diabetes
You will need to create your own ‘person/client’ according to the following criteria*. ‘Person/client’ criteria For example
What is their name?
What is their gender?
What is their age?
What condition do they have?
Are they a within a healthy weight range?
Do they exercise?
What is their occupation?
What is their living status?
What is their family medical history?
Are they pregnant?
Are they a smoker?
What is their alcohol intake?
What medications have they been prescribed?

*The examples listed in the table above are suggestions; you need to create your own ‘person/client’. # Commonly used drugs for type II diabetes mellitus is metformin. Insulin is used to maintain normal blood glucose levels for diabetic women in pregnancy.
You will then be required to answer a series of specific questions that relate directly to your ‘person/client’ and the condition she or he has.
All of your answers must be specific for this person; marks will not be given where your presentation does not relate to the person you have ‘created’.
• The specific questions are listed below,
• You will need to research your topic; please ensure that you keep a record of any references that you have used.
• You will be required to write an annotated bibliography as part of this assignment. An annotated bibliography provides information regarding how you used the research to support your assignment. It is a reliable source as it is peer reviewed.
• Your annotated bibliography should contain 6 to 10 citations.
Check-list for this assignment
☐ I have chosen a condition (type II diabetes mellitus).
☐ I have created a ‘person/client’ based on the criteria listed in the table.
☐ I have researched the condition that my ‘person/client’ has been diagnosed with.
☐ I have answered the specific questions and all my answers are related to my particular person/client.
☐ I have used an annotated bibliography at the end of my writing.
7 STUDENT INSTRUCTIONS: Type 2 diabetes mellitus questions You will have the opportunity to describe the pathophysiology and pharmacological management for a person/client with type 2 diabetes mellitus. We would like you to show your understanding by making explicit the links between pathophysiology, clinical manifestations and pharmacological management of your person/client’s disease. Your answers to these questions will be used to grade the ‘coverage of subject matter’ and ‘accuracy of information’ sections of your assignment (see marking rubric provided at the end of this document).
At the beginning of your writing you need to set the scene within the first minute – tell us about your person/client (refer to the Unit Outline for the details required). Then proceed to answer the following questions.
You must answer the 4 questions below:
Question 1. The following physiological processes are important for blood glucose control:
• Insulin synthesis and release
• Insulin binding to target tissues
Explain how they are different in your person/client in comparison to a healthy non-diabetic person.
Question 2. The following are some consequences of long-term poorly controlled hyperglycaemia:
• Retinopathy
• Angina pectoris
Explain why they may occur in your person/client.
Question 3. The following drugs are used in the management of type II diabetes mellitus.
• Metformin
• Insulin
Choose ONE that is appropriate for your person/client.
Discuss why it can be used by your person/client by referring to its mechanism of action.
Question 4. Answer both parts (a) and (b)
(a) Insulin resistance can occur in a person with increased abdominal adiposity. Explain the pathophysiological basis for this.
(b) Explain why HbA1c is used a measure of long-term control of blood glucose levels and how this measure will be useful in the management of your person’s/client’s disease.
Assessment marking rubric 85-100%
Coverage of subject matter (25%)
Very extensive coverage of the material required, with all content covered. Some unexpected aspects that are relevant and integrated well into the subject as a whole
Accuracy of information (25%)
Flawless accuracy without any errors or misunderstandings; lucid and well-explained. Layout and organisation of material is excellent
Clarity of material (25%)
Erudite, clear and explains complicated material in eloquent terms for target audience to understand easily; excellent timing; sequenced in a logical, story-like manner that enhances the vodcast
Degree of challenge, referencing and client background (25%)
The vodcast is ambitious and innovative, and represents a significant investment of time and thought; background to your patient is exceptionally well explained; bibliography was fully annotated and all sources credible



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