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West Coast University Diabetes Brochure Worksheet

West Coast University Diabetes Brochure Worksheet

Description

  1. Develop a trifold instructional brochure on the nutritional aspects of one of the disorders below:
    • Type 2 Diabetes
    • Hypertension
    • Coronary Artery Disease
    • Chronic Kidney Disease
    • Cancer
    • HIV/AIDS
  2. Include in your brochure all points below:
    • Explanation of the pathophysiology of the disorder. Provide 4 risk factors OR 4 symptoms of the disorder.
    • Two common, specific medications (not classifications of medications) used for the disorder. Explain how medications work to treat the disorder. Include 3 nutritional considerations for each medication. (Example: food interactions, foods to avoid, foods to take with medication).
    • Identify an evidence-based diet to prevent or reduce the incidence of the disorder.
      • Include at least 3 specific foods that should be included in the diet, provide rational for why foods should be included in the diet for this disease process.
      • Include at least 3 specific foods that should be avoided in the diet, provide rational for why the foods should be excluded from the diet for disease process.
        • Examples of Evidence-based diets:
          • Dash diet
          • Mediterranean diet
          • Low carb diet
          • Low sodium diet
          • Low fat diet
          • Modified fiber and bland diet
          • Protein restricted
          • High protein diet
    • Include the information for at least 2 patient resources. One resource on the evidence-based diet and 1 resource on the disorder. Include name of organization and URL for the citation.
    • Include images or clipart to support your information. Trifold brochure should look professional.
    • Include at least 2 evidence-based references (less than 5 years old) included in your brochure to support your information. Proper use of in-text citations and references in APA Style. References must be on brochure.