PUBH-100: Global Issues in Public Health

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Congenital, Hereditary, and Neonatal Diseases and Abnormalities | Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism | Epidemiology | Nutritional and Metabolic Diseases | Public Health | Public Health Education and Promotion

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The purpose of this two page educational document is to inform not only educators, but also students about the description of type two diabetes and what populations are affected, the epidemiology of type 2 diabetes, including how get diagnosed and how that diagnosis will affect specific outcomes, and the solutions to how we can prevent or begin to cure type 2 diabetes. This brief project shows plenty of statistics revolving around these main points. Research shows that “type 2 diabetes already causes 5 million deaths per year, expecting to become the 7th cause of death globally by 2030” (Alidrisi & Nijpels, 2018). Type 2 diabetes is a serious problem growing not only nationally in the US, but also around the world. This paper approaches these issues, expressing factual evidence and interesting graphics.

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