BIOL122 Human Biological Science- effective communication in oral



You will have the opportunity to describe the pathophysiology and pharmacological management for a ‘person/client’ who has either diabetes mellitus or extrinsic asthma by making a Vodcast. These conditions have been identified as National Health Priority Areas according to the Australian Institute for Health and Welfare. This assignment will also help you demonstrate effective communication in oral and written English
language and visual media.

You must answer all questions below:

Question 1a

Explain how both of the following are different in your patient in comparison to a healthy, nondiabetic person:
(a) Insulin synthesis and secretion; and
(b) Insulin binding to its target cells.

Question 1b

Explain the benefits of monitoring HbA1c in the management of your person’s/client’s disease.

Question 2a

Neuropathy and myocardial infarction are long-term consequences of poorly managed diabetes. Explain why they are more likely to occur in patients suffering from diabetes than in the nondiabetic population.

Question 2b

Both metformin and insulin may be used in the management of diabetes mellitus. By making meaningful references to your patient,
(a) Choose the one that is the most appropriate for the treatment of your patient,
(b) Describe the mechanism of action of your choice, and
(c) Explain what makes the drug you selected the most appropriate for the treatment of your patient.

Question 3

Define insulin resistance and explain the link between apple-type obesity and insulin resistance  

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