Chan-Cua said the Philippines is still low on this score compared withother countries, especially Scandinavian nations like Finland, Sweden, and Norway, butwe are also seeing an increase every year. Moreover, mathematical modeling on projection yields that 380 million people are expected to develop diabetes by 2025 basedon International Diabetes Federation/World Health Organization data, a good percentagewill be coming from Southeast Asian countries, including the Philippines. This findingis no longer astonishing considering the latest statistics on Filipinos afflicted withdiabetes and hypertension which continues to increase on the scale of medical records.This goes to show that statistics on Diabetes Mellitus in the Philippines continues to beunfavorable to the general population because of the continuous rise in the number of Filipinos developing diabetes every year which adds to the number of people whocannot enjoy life and are becoming less productive due to this disease.
The researches have the following objectives in this case study:
Described and explained Diabetes Mellitus together with the risk factorscontributing to the occurrence of the condition.
Reviewed the anatomy and physiology of the organs involved.
Interpreted the results in the laboratory and diagnostic procedures donewith the patient including their purposes, and specific nursingresponsibilities before, during and after the procedure.
Enumerated the different medications administered for the condition, their indications and specific nursing responsibilities.
Formulated significant nursing diagnoses, with their significantly relatednursing care plans.