Write a 2- to 3- page paper that addresses the following:
Explain the differences between types of diabetes including type 1, type 2, gestational, and juvenile diabetes.
Describe one type of drug used to treat the type 2 diabetes including proper preparation and administration of this drug. Include dietary considerations related to treatment.
Explain the short-term and long-term impact of type 2 diabetes on patients including effects of drugs treatments.
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Peterson, K., Silverstein, J., Kaufman, F., & Warren-Boulton, E. (2007). Management of type 2 diabetes in youth: An update. American Family Physician, 76(5), 658–664.
Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.
Arcangelo, V. P., & Peterson, A. M. (Eds.). (2013). Pharmacotherapeutics for advanced practice: A practical approach (3rd ed.). Ambler, PA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
Diabetes and Drug Treatments Name Institution Diabetes and Drug Treatments There are three types of diabetes that affect people, and they include type 1, type 2, as well as gestational diabetes. Type 1 diabetes was formerly known as juvenile diabetes because it mainly occurs in childhood although it is now known that type 1 diabetes can also occur in adults. Type 1 diabetes occurs because one’s immune system destroys the cells that generate insulin and this eliminates insulin production in totality. The absence of insulin means that the body cells cannot absorb the blood sugar (glucose) that is required to generate energy (Arcangelo & Peterson, 2013). Type 2 diabetes was initially referred to as adult-onset diabetes because it commonly occurs in middle-aged and among the older peopl