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EFFECTS OF DISEASE ON HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY ENDOCRINE 4 Patient. (2015). Retrieved from Symptoms of Hypothyroidism. (2015). Retrieved from - statistics.html Chosen Endocrine Disease or Disorder Treatment Modalities Cultural Beliefs/Practices Affecting this Disease Epidemiological Statistics Available Consumer Resources (ex. financing, information, support) Impact on Society Type 1 Diabetes Taking insulin Carbohydrate counting Frequent blood sugar monitoring Eating healthy foods Exercising regularly and maintaining a healthy weight Diabetes is only caused by eating too much sugar (myth). If Diabetes in not controlled, it can lead to more serious health complications including death (Fact). Diabetes is a growing epidemic is a growing epidemic with a devastating physical, emotional and financial toll on our country. It kills more Americans Diabetes remains the 7 th leading cause of death in the United States in 2010, with 69,071 death certificates listing it as the underlying cause of death, and a total of 234,051 death certificates listing diabetes as an underlying or contributing cause of death.
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