Credibility and Limitations· Resource Full Name: Centre forDisease Control and Prevention (CDC).· Resource Sponsor: by the Office ofFinancial Resources (OFR).· Producer of the Resource: Theresource is produced, and the website maintained by the Office of FinancialResources.· Purpose or Mission of the Resource:To protect American people against safety and security threats. It increases thenation’s health security through protecting lives and saving people from healthdangers. The mission of the resource is to treat individuals with respect,dignity, and honesty. In addition, it strives to offer an environment forpersonal and intellectual growth and act as a diligent steward for the fundsallocated to the agency.
· Target Audience: The targetaudience is all the medical practitioners and research bodies all over theworld.· Creation of the Resource: Theresource was created on November 27, 2017· Units of Geographic Analysis: Geographic unit consists both local, national, andinternational agencies. Data is available on each geographic level.
· Population or Demographic groups: Datais available based on race, age, and all demographic groups.· Type of health information: Theinformation is that is available is based on different health disciplines andvarious diseases.DIABETES DATA Prediabetes Challenges- Around 10.8 percent of adults in Michigan aged 20years have been diagnosed with the disease. This translates to over 800, 900people. CDC approximates that over one-third of adults over the age of 20 yearshave prediabetes, translating to over 220, 000 individuals in Michigan.
Thosewith prediabetes are often undiagnosed. A smaller percentage of people withprediabetes know their status thus leading to significant health issues. Thereare increased risks associated with prediabetes that includes type 2 diabetes,stroke, and heart diseases (CDC, 2015). Data according to CDC shows thatpatients diagnosed with the disease might develop type 2 diabetes in a span offour years. Michigan was ranked the 22nd among states with thehighest prevalence of the disease, which is the seventh leading cause of deathin the state.Diabetes-Related RiskFactors- In 2013, there were 285,000 reported cases of diabetes among adults aged18 years and over, and more than 2, 800 deaths.
Twenty-eight percent of all theadults with diabetes also had other related ailments like heart attack, stroke,and coronary diseases (CDC, 2014). In 2012, over 40 percent of new patients reportedend-stage renal ailments. The incident rate in Michigan stood at 137 percent,consisting over 1,000,000 people.Management ofDiabetes- Monitoring the level of glucose in the blood is crucial in managing thedisease. Routine checkups and screening in addition to being diagnosedregularly ensures one stays healthy.
About 90 percent of the Michigan adultpopulation with diabetes went for check-up. Nearly half of the adults with thedisease received the influenza vaccine during the year (MBRFSS, 2015).Michigan’s Diabetes Prevention Program works strategically to expand thedelivery of evidence-based prevention messages to risk prone areas.
To increaseand improve availability of diabetes self-management programs, the MichiganDepartment of Health and Human Services has provided criteria according tonational standards.Diabetes HealthDisparities- Racial and ethnic minorities have more unbalanced burden of the epidemicand their complications and prevalence rates are high. According to the 2009report on health disparities in Michigan, there is increased risk for diabetes,delayed check-up, and premature death, most of which is preventable.
To reducedisparities effectively, the Michigan Department of Community Health maintainsthe use of a broad strategy by use of surveillance, partnerships, policy, andother system changes (MDHHS, 2015). These efforts and changes will improve thequality of life of the ethnic and racial minority people in Michigan. In 2009,over two million individuals benefited from health disparities programs.