Essays about: "Type 2 diabetes mellitus"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 30 essays containing the words Type 2 diabetes mellitus.

  1. 1. Swedish diabetes patients’ experiences of using GLP-1 receptor agonists (GLP-1 RAs) : A qualitative interview study.

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för farmaceutisk biovetenskap

    Author : Marie Ekenberg; [2021]
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    Abstract : Background: The world prevalence of diabetes mellitus in 2019 was 8.3%, out of which 85-90% have type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). Numerous drugs for treating T2DM are approved, and one of the newer classes of drugs are GLP-1 receptor agonists (GLP-1 RAs). In Sweden during 2015 to 2019, the number of patients using GLP-1 RAs has increased by 280%. READ MORE

  2. 2. The role of salt inducible kinases in the regulation of the mammalian target of rapamycin pathway in adipocytes

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Examensarbeten i molekylärbiologi

    Author : Sulochana Kotresh Jali; [2020]
    Keywords : Biology and Life Sciences;

    Abstract : Salt inducible kinase 2 (SIK2) is found abundantly in adipose tissue and may have a role in the development of diabetes. SIK2 is downregulated in insulin-resistant and obese individuals, thereby providing a new potential target for therapeutic solutions. READ MORE

  3. 3. Self-management for Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Patients in Mexico - Nurses' perspective : A qualitative study

    University essay from Jönköping University/HHJ, Avd. för omvårdnad

    Author : Montserrat Fernández Sánchez; [2020]
    Keywords : Chronic disease; Glycemic control; Person-Centered Care; Patient Education; Self-management; Egenvård; Glykemisk kontroll; Kronisk sjukdom; Personcentrerad omvårdnad; Patientundervisning;

    Abstract : Bakgrund: Diabetes Mellitus Typ 2 är en kronisk sjukdom som ger allvarliga långsiktiga skador. En av hörnstenarna för att kontrollera sjukdomen är patientens egenvård.  För att genomföra behandlingen måste patienterna förstå vilken betydelse de har för sjukdomen. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Potential of Digital Health Technologies in Combating Against the Non-Communicable Diseases in the Context of UN’s SDGs. A Case Study on DiaWatch.

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Erdogan Burak Ezeroglu; [2020]
    Keywords : sustainable development; digital health technologies; non-communicable diseases; T2DM; SDGs; technology acceptance model;

    Abstract : Increasing prevalence of non-communicable diseases, aging, and population growth pose significant sustainability challenges to health systems. Especially the health systems of low- and middle-income countries are more vulnerable to the risks related to non-communicable diseases and demographic changes. READ MORE

  5. 5. The effect of time-restricted feeding on glycemic biomarkers : A literature study

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för kemi och biomedicin (KOB)

    Author : Henrik Bo Pedersen; [2020]
    Keywords : Intermittent fasting; time-restricted feeding; type 2 diabetes mellitus; prediabetes; metabolic disorders; fasting glucose -insulin; mean glucose; HbA1c; postprandial glucose -insulin response; insulin sensitivity; insulin resistance; β-cell function;

    Abstract : Background: The prevalence of diabetes and obesity has been on the rise for many years and the search for new and effective dietetic solutions aiming at reducing calories, reducing body mass and improving diabetes has been ongoing. Currently, the intermittent fasting diet - the practice of alternating periods of eating and fasting - is gaining popularity. READ MORE