I don’t know how to handle this Health & Medical question and need guidance.
** the above picture is a teenager with diabetes that is using an INSULIN PUMP, a device that is used to regulate blood sugar instead of using injections or shots.
The case study in Chapter One describes the reality of living with the condition of Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus in a teenager. After reading the case study on page 21 of your textbook, locate and click on the link HLTH 101 Case Study Questions (C-1) Type 1 Diabetes-1.docx. Canvas will give you the option to open and save the Word file to your computer. After saving the word document with the questions to your computer, answer the questions. When finished, you will upload your completed word document to Canvas. (see INSTRUCTIONS for submitting Case Study under ORIENTATION Module)
Case Study Questions – C-1 Diabetes
1. What are the two medical terms that describe the amount of sugar in the blood? Analyze the terms using the word division method described in this chapter.
For example: GASTR/O/SCOPE; Gastr/o – combining form and means stomach.Scope –
suffix and means instrument to visually examine
2. What type of medical specialty or doctor cares for people with diabetes? Analyze the terms using the word division method as described above.
3. Jake’s mother describes a condition that happens if the insulin pump is in a “bad” site and insulin isn’t getting into his body. The acronym for this medical term is DKA. Spell this term out and analyze this term using the word division method as in the previous questions.
REFLECTION QUESTION: In weeks 1-14, we will find a personal account of disease and procedures that will make our study of medical terminology more relevant to real life situations. Why do you think the author of this textbook included case studies written in first person or from the person’s viewpoint? Write a minimum of one well developed paragraph. (see writing resources under Student Resources, if needed.)
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* If you are interested in learning more about DKA you may find the link from the American Diabetic Association helpful http://www.diabetes.org/living-with-diabetes/complications/ketoacidosis-dka.html (Links to an external site.) (Links to an external site.)
Or learning about Teenagers with diabetes check out the link below:
Case Study Rubric 2021
|This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeApplication of the content (10 points)||
|This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeResponses organized and easy to understand. (5 points)||
|This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeSpelling & grammar (5 points)||
|Total Points: 20|