Therefore, the focus of this research project is on changing the family’s lifestyle as a whole.
This definition will also assist current nurses in motivating themselves to become better care givers.
The incidence of Type 2 Diabetes is increasing at an alarming rate in the United States.
Goals set forth by the Healthy People 2010 project focus on using preventive programs to reduce the incidence of Type 2 Diabetes and to improve the quality of life for those who have or are at- risk for Type 2 Diabetes.
This presentation will explain the development of a community-based outreach project designed to raise awareness of risk factors and the need for screening for Type 2 Diabetes.
Combining body movements, either choreographed or improvised, with emotional, cognitive, and intellectual compositions of the mind, a dance therapist can help bring healing to various types of patients.
Being a nursing student as well as a dancer, I find dance therapy to be an interesting alternative form of treatment which provides intriguing and worthwhile possibilities for my future practice.
This survey will be distributed throughout the college community including students, faculty, and staff, and the results will be shared with the campus community.
Childhood obesity has reached epidemic proportions in the United States; over 30% of children ages 6-19 are considered overweight, and [of these, 15% are considered obese.] After performing a literature review of childhood obesity, data analysis determined that a child’s weight is a direct result of his or her environment, daily activities, and family’s lifestyle.
By bringing childhood obesity into the awareness of families there is a decreased incidence of it occurring in the future.
Although childhood obesity can not be cured overnight, parents and children can modify their lifestyles by making one change at a time.