Type 2 diabetes is becoming increasingly common in the United States. The primary risk factor for type 2 diabetes is a history of obesity. Statistics show that children are becoming obese at an alarmingly high rate, and this correlates with increased rates of type 2 diabetes. When young children become overweight, the problem is usually blamed on nutrition and exercise choices made by the parents. Why do you think today's parents have a harder time feeding their children nutritious meals and providing an exercise program than did parents of previous generations? What can be done to solve this problem? Recently, several families have filed legal action against a fast-food restaurant chain, claiming that their children are obese because they ate there frequently. These parents claim that the restaurant chain is liable because it made the parents think that the food was healthy and would not contribute to obesity. Do you believe that these parents have a case? Justify your response.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 25, 2018, 1:59 am ad1c9bdddf
Reason why today's parents have a harder time feeding their children nutritious meals:
First today the lifestyle is extremely fast paced. Industries have come up with easy solutions for parents that they can use and feed quick and easy meals that can be prepared in very less amount of time. Secondly, there are more and more fast food chains that entice the kids and the kids insist on eating there. Therefore, the industry is making use of the parent's weakness if they are not firm on feeding what is nutritious. The fast foods can be nutritious; but mostly the raw material has some portion of preservatives, so, that the preparation time is very low. Thirdly, if parents do not feed kids at the fast food centers, the market is loaded with foods that are preserved which can be used to prepare meals very fast. The ...
Type 2 diabetes and kids is the focal topic.
Descriptive Epidemiology Case Study
Robert Bazell, chief science correspondent for NBC News (2010) stated that the Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York, as well as other hospitals throughout the country, are swamped with type-2 diabetes. The news gets worst. Just seven (7) years ago, the CDC reported that one (1) in ten (10) Americans would contract this disease by the year 2050. Now they are saying it could be one (1) in three (3).
1.Need assistance in comparimg the incidences of diabetes within each region of the U.S. for the past year and identify which state has the highest burden of this disease.
2.Need assistance in analyzing and explain the modifiable and stable characteristics in which morbidity and mortality rates can be observed. Include biological or genetic factors associated with any disparities.
3.Need assistance in suggesting how the incidence and prevalence of diabetes varies across dimension of time, both in the short and long term.
4.Need assistance in proposing the risk factors and causes associated with diabetes, as well as the means or methods of transmission, based on short-term and long-term trends.
5.Need assistance analyzing and explaining how diabetes mortality has changed in the past 50 years and what this tells you about the causes of the disease.
6.Need assistance identifying diabetes patterns across the U.S and within specific areas and formulate a theory for this pattern.
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