Diabetes and its Effects on Canadian Health

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Essay #: 062910
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Diabetes and its Effects on Canadian Health
Introduction
Diabetes results in complications and other diseases as well as mortality, and these effects depend on such factors as socioeconomic status, food insecurity, and especially race and ethnicity. The most common effect of diabetes is cardiovascular disease which results in high health care costs annually. Diabetes and its related complications result in direct health costs being as much as 15 percent of annual health care budgets (
Eurich
& Gamble, 2008). Trends reveal that although diabetes has decreased during the previous decade, the disease is once again increasing. Diabetes and its effects on Canadians are very clearly related to health inequalities and the social determinants...
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.....t effective health impact is control over blood pressure and cholesterol. However, motivation remains a serious issue for people with low income and especially for marginalized groups in Canada (
Safaei
, 2008).
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