The PRECEDE-PROCEED Model: Application to Type 2 Diabetes Mitigation Program

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The PRECEDE-PROCEED Model and its application to Type 2 Diabetes mitigation program.

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The PRECEDE-PROCEED Model: Application to Type 2 Diabetes Mitigation Program(Name)(Institution)The PRECEDE-PROCEED Model: Application to Type 2 Diabetes Mitigation ProgramStep 1: IntroductionType 2 diabetes is the most common form of diabetes. It is chronic. It causes high blood sugar levels. It is caused by both poor eating habits and genetic factors. It occurs mainly in adults aged over 40. The first kind of treatment always involves physical exercise and weight control. The patients can suffer from very high blood sugar levels if untreated. These patients do not make enough insulin and their body cells do not use the little they produce properly (insulin resistant). It is common in overweight people but it can affect thin people. Its diagnosis is simple and is always conducted to patients with unrelated medical conditions (MedlinePlus, 2012). The patients' needs include:Keeping their blood sugar levels near normal.Reduce the risk factors related to type 2 diabetes that can result into complications such as impairments and lose of sight. To be able to detect complications at early stages so that treatments can be administered to prevent or reduce further complications. The problems the target community face are; high blood pressure, heart problems, organ and tissue damages, vision impairment, foot problems and impotence as a result of poor blood circulation (Patients.co.uk, 2012).Required resources include funds, drugs, healthcare staff and

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