Date of Award
Dr. John D. Chovan, Dr. Susan A. Butz
Type II Diabetes Mellitus, Insulin-resistance, pathophysiology, hyperglycemia, glucose, insulin
Medicine and Health Sciences | Nursing
Type II Diabetes Mellitus (DMII) is a metabolic disorder that affects glucose metabolism. Characteristics of DMII include: hyperglycemia, insulin resistance, and impaired insulin secretion by the pancreas. Contributing risk factors in the development of DMII includes: familial history of diabetes, obesity, physical inactivity, hypertension, and other comorbid medical conditions. Signs and symptoms of DMII include: polyuria, polydipsia, fatigue, weight loss, blurry vision, as well as, other long-term complications. The complex pathophysiology of DMII will be discussed in this poster, as well as the diagnosis and treatment of DMII. Greater discussion and education is needed for healthcare providers with the increase prevalence of DMII among individuals.
Bertke, Marie, "Type II Diabetes Mellitus" (2019). Nursing Student Class Projects (Formerly MSN). 388.