Lack of EBP education on Type 2 diabetes patients

Lack of EBP education on Type 2 diabetes patients

Based on the summary of research findings identified from the Evidence-Based Project�Paper on
Diabetes that describes a new diagnostic tool or intervention for the treatment of diabetes in adults or
children, complete the following components of this assignment:

Develop a PowerPoint presentation (a title slide, 6-12 slides, and a reference slide; no larger than 2
MB) that includes the following:

A brief summary of the research conducted in the Evidence-Based Project � Paper on Diabetes.

A descriptive and reflective discussion of how the new tool or intervention may be integrated into
practice that is supported by sound research.


9.3 percent(29 million) people in the
USA have diabetes.

1.7 million of them are people above 20

208,000 people are younger than 20 years

Additional 86 million adults are identified
as prediabetes.

Project Goal

To evaluate the impact of clinical algorithm
and proper education of patients with Type II

Barriers to effective management

The identified underlying barriers to
effective care as indicated by the
EBP includes:

Socioeconomic needs

cultural issues,

Psychological needs eg body
shape insecurities and
substance use.

Review of the evidence based practice literature

glycosylated haemoglobin (HbA1c) is effectively managed through(Stranieri,
Yatsko, Jelinek & Venkatraman, 2015);

stabilize blood sugar control

balance between food intake and exercises.

Use of clinical algorithm promotes individualized care plan

Focusing on patient education on lifestyle modification facilitates lifestyle
modification which is an effective care regimen (Reinehr, 2013).

“general diabetes education, cognitive behavioural therapy, and skills training are
linked to improvements on physical and emotional patient outcomes”

According to the evidence based research, the main cause of increased complications
among the patients diagnosed with diabetes type 2 is disorganized care regimen and low
health literacy on strategic coping strategies for the disease.

Notably, there is no cure for diabetes type 2. However, the disease is effectively
managed through appropriate medication regimen combined with appropriate lifestyle
modification (Steinsbekk, et al., 2012).

The evidence based practice indicates that patient empowerment arm them with
appropriate and adequate skills that helps them overcome the shortcomings that arise in
the process (Kayshap et al., 2013).


Evidence based Intervention

Evidenced based practice evaluated

interventions targeting health professionals –
multifaceted professional interventions to enhance
performance included of combinations

evidence-based clinical algorithm

Focused diabetes patient education based
on current evidence-based care and

Integration of culturally sensitive

clinical algorithm

Focused diabetes patient education

The main concern is low knowledge
about diabetes type 2

Most patients lack adequate
information on most strategic
coping measures

consequently, most patient are
confused, perplexed, and uncertain
about the disease and its management

Barriers to evidence based practice

The expected outcome as indicated by the evidence based practice includes
lower incidence rates on;


lower clinical visits,

limp amputation rates


or disability for health issues associated with diabetes


Diabetes type 2 management is a complex process.

Promotion of clinical algorithm is important in delivering patient centred care Patient
education guides patients on;

Medication regimen

Appropriate nutrition

Effective physical activeness

This facilitates effective management of the glycemic control to reduce progression
of the disease and complications associated .


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