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Assessment Task 3 – Case Study
    Assessment name:
    Case study
    Learning outcomes measured:
    1. Use reading strategies to comprehend and evaluate extended pieces of text
2. Understand and use specialised vocabulary in meaningful ways
3. Source, evaluate and synthesise information in order to develop a supporting argument
    1200 words
    How will you be assessed:
    7 point grading scale using a ru
    Due date:
    11.59pm Friday, May 18 (Week 11)
    Submission method:
    Presentation requirements:
    In order to successfully complete this assessment you must:
· write a response to a given health scenario
· Provide academic evidence to support your key points
· Use QUT APA referencing to acknowledge who and where your ideas are sourced from.
· Submit your assignment to Turnitin by the due date
    Task description:
    The purpose of this task is to develop your ability to apply theoretical knowledge from academic literature (evidence) to a real life situation. You are required to respond to a scenario by answering a series of questions using headings and paragraphs. The scenario which you respond to will focus on the same communication skill as your discussion seminar (assessment task 2), which was chosen in week 1.
    What you need to do:
    In week 1 you will select a communication skill which will be the topic for assessment tasks 2 & 3. In week 6 you will be provided with a case study scenario which has four questions you need to respond to. The case study scenario will be related to the communication skill you selected in week 1, AND a general health issue.
In relation to your given case study, write a 1200 word report that includes:
1. A short introduction outlining the case study and giving some background to the topics which will be covered (100 words)
2. A paragraph response to question 1, with a heading and academic support (200 words)
3. A paragraph response to question 2, with a heading and academic support (200 words)
4. A paragraph response to question 3, with a heading and academic support (300 words)
5. A paragraph response to question 4, with a heading and academic support (300 words)
6. A short summary and conclusion to finish your report (100 words)
7. A reference list of at least 10 academic sources, in QUT APA format.
Upload the written report to Turnitin before the due date.
    Resources needed to complete the task:
    · Case study scenario (given to you in week 6 workshop and available on Blackboard under Assessment)
· QUT cite|write guide
· Workshop materials
· Criteria sheet
Answered Same Day May 12, 2020


Mayank answered on May 13 2020
135 Votes
Diabetes in Old Age People
Importance of Self-management, Communication, and Education on Diabetes for Older People
Student Name
University name
Course Code: Nursing
Due Date
Diabetes Mellitus is growing worldwide, which is an endemic and epidemic health concern. Elderly cases of diabetes found to be high as compared with younger ones. Elderly cases of diabetes are found to have higher rate of mortality and co-mo
idities (Sloan, 2008). Sarah is a 50-year old woman, and found to have diabetes type 2 because of her life style modifications. She is not able to follow the dietary guidelines, regular exercise, and distu
ed schedule of eating, regular ready to eat food, etc. results in diabetes mellitus. A report suggested that more than 10 million US adults aged 65 years and older have undiagnosed diabetes and the number might reach to 26 million in 2050 (Caspersen, Thomas, Boseman, Beckles & Al
ight, 2012).
Pathophysiology and its complications
DM is one of the growing health issue worldwide and the major reason is the life style modifications. Sarah, your condition showed that this is your life style disease and do not take it lightly because in old age, it might cause serious alarming health problem associated with high blood sugar. In
ief, diabetes type 2 pathophysiology includes your body inability to produce the demanded insulin or it can be happed that insulin resistance has developed in your body via. pancreatic β-cell dysfunction. Thus, the two major possibilities are insulin resistance and hyperinsulinemia lead to altered glucose tolerance. Resistance of insulin means your body cells such as muscle, liver and fat cells when fail to respond against insulin even when insulin is at higher level. The complication of Sarah case can be short term or long term. Short term complication as the case was reported two month ago can be rapid heartbeat, sweating, whiteness of skin, anxiety, numbness in fingers, toes, and lips, sleepiness, confusion, headache, and slu
ed speech. On the other hand, long term complications includes eye, kidney, and nerve disease (neuropathy) as microvascular, and macrovascular complications directly affect heart,
ain, Alzheimer's disease, skin disorders, and blood vessels related diseases (Kahn, Cooper & Del Prato, 2014).
Difference between Diabetes Type-1 and Type-2
Both the Diabetes Mellitus is a metabolic disorder of metabolism, which involve inability of the body to digest the food or glucose for energy. The food in digestive tract was
eak down into simpler molecules such as ca
ohydrates that include sugars and starches molecules of food into glucose, which enters the bloodstream with help of hormone insulin. The key difference in type 1 and type 2 diabetes falls under the condition of occu
ence. Both have higher than normal blood pressure. Type 1 is an autoimmune disorder while type 2 include the body inability to respond to insulin. Type 1 diabetes was mostly diagnosed in childhood, while type 2 found in above 30 years of age. Type 2 was related with excess body weight while type 1 has no relation with body weight. Type 1 diabetes found to have higher than normal ketone levels while diagnosis, while high blood pressure and cholesterol was reported during...

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