Vulnerable Population in My Community Student’s Name NUR/440 Date Teacher’s Name Describing the Vulnerable Population That Is Seen So Negatively in My Community There is a population in my community that is blatantly overlooked and embarrassingly seen as non-existent to the masses, although it is one of the unhealthiest populations our community has seen in decades. This is the overweight population stricken with Type II diabetes. Almost 90% of people living with Type II diabetes are overweight or are stricken with obesity. People who are overweight or have obesity have added pressure on their body's ability to properly use insulin, which controls their blood sugar levels and this in turn makes it more likely for them to develop diabetes. (National Diabetes Data Group, 1995).
These methods are delivered in three different settings, or levels: primary, secondary, and tertiary. This paper will use childhood obesity, school aged children, and diabetes as examples to compare the different levels of health promotion. Examples of evolving roles and responsibilities of nurses in implementation in all fields of nursing can be noted throughout. Historically, the primary focus of health promotion was to protect communities from preventable infectious disease by implementing preventative measures such as providing safe drinking water, and mass vaccination (Edleman, 2010). As changes in human behaviors and habits emerged with the advancement of technology, the scope of health promotion shifted to more contemporary methods.
First off, obesity has a large strain on our society. As stated above by the San Francisco tribune, Economists have found that 190$ billion dollars is wasted on health care coverage and work force productivity. Even employers who may not be obese must deal with the strain of a chronically ill workforce, reinforcing the loss of productivity for American Companies. Though some may argue that government regulation is a intrusion of basic American rights that is not the case. Government regulation is to be used to help Americans make the healthier choice while being sufficient.
People who are obese are more likely to have health problems such as: high blood pressure, raised cholesterol high insulin levels, impaired glucose tolerance, type two diabetes, heart attacks, nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, kidney problems and polycystic ovary syndrome. Not all children will have these health problems but doctors are finding these problems in children and the children are getting younger. As a whole childhood obesity puts children in harm’s way and the future of America. And that is why the cycle must be reversed. We owe to the country and the kids who live
They have many commonalities and many differences between the two. I will explain the dangers, side effects, and some positive outcomes from diets. Many people suffer diseases from obesity, such as diabetes, hypertension, heart disease. Obesity is a silent, deadly killer. We spend billions of dollars every year trying to find that magic cure.
Policy experts have argued that significant health promotion could be achieved by involving all levels of the society including those within and those outside the health sector schools Goals and objectives The childhood obesity health promotion is very crucial to create awareness about the increasing prevalence of the childhood obesity cases. The principal purpose of the awareness campaigns is to sensitize the community on adopting best feeding practices so as to avoid the occurrence of obesity in young children. In order to achieve the required results in the community campaign, the goals must be realizable and concrete. The use of
In fact, obesity is a problem not only for developed countries but for developing countries, too. The globalization of obesity is attested to by the World Health Organization, which has gone so far as to declare obesity a global epidemic (Ike 1). This research paper attempts to correlate the relationship between globalization and obesity by highlighting the multiple causes of obesity and how these causes are linked to globalization. Causes of Obesity Based on a review of research, there are multiple causes of obesity. Clearly, there is no one specific cause of obesity but a collection of causes and factors behind this problem.
If they do, then they must meet the guide lines. This is done by making healthy snacks, lunches and breakfast. Also by serving foods that the children may have had before, will make them feel more comfortable. There are so many ways to have children try different foods and make it fun when trying the food. I would try introducing some new foods every week to my class.
How Poverty Affects Obesity English 135 How Poverty Affects Obesity How fast would you die if you didn’t have food? A better question might be how fast could you die if you did have food? Americans are slowly eating themselves to death; getting larger and larger and the more financially disadvantaged you are the quicker the food you are eating will kill you. Obesity also has a stronghold on the weakest of society, the children. Although obesity in adults continues to rise, the citizens of this nation are accustomed and less attuned to this issue.
corticoids and antidepressants.Previously considered as an aesthetic problem, obesity is now regarded as a real illness. Being severely overweight and obesity are responsible for a certain number of problems e.g. Premature death – according to international obesity task force (IOTF) obese women run three times more risk of being affected by a cerebral vascular illness than thin women. There is a high risk of thromboembolic diseases (angina pectoris, phlebitis and pulmonary embolism).Arterial Hypertension - is linked to obesity in 30-60% of cases, notably in western adults under the age of 40. Type 2 Diabetes – this diabetes which appears in adults, and where insulin, which reduces blood sugar levels, is no longer effective is closely linked with being overweight.