Case Study #2: Diabetes Hannah is a 10-year-old girl who has recently been diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus. She is a 4th grade student at Hendricks Elementary School. Prior to her diagnosis, Hannah was very involved in sports and played on the girls’ volleyball team. Her mother is concerned about how the diagnosis will affect Hannah.

 

 

 

Write a 2 page paper discussing the following points relating to the case study patient you selected:

● Include a definition of the actual disease or condition.

● The signs and symptoms of the disease.

● Identify the factors that could have caused or lead to the particular disease or condition (Pathogenesis).

● Describe body system changes as a result of the disease process.

● Discuss the economic impact of the chronic disease.

● Include a title and reference page (these do not count towards the 2 page requirement).

● The paper should be in APA format.

● At least two professional references (other than your text) must be included.

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