Pharmacology: Cushing’s syndrome and Diabetes- COURSE FIGHTER |

Pharmacology: Cushing’s syndrome and Diabetes- COURSE FIGHTER |

For this assignment, you will be placed (virtually) in a real-world scenario that occurs in work settings. Please read the following description of the authentic performance task and complete the requirements as described in the scenario.

Write a 1500 word essay addressing each of the following points/questions. Be sure to completely answer all the questions for each part. Separate each section in your paper with a clear heading that allows your professor to know which bullet you are addressing in that section of your paper. Support your ideas with at least three (3) citations in your essay. Make sure to reference the citations using the APA writing style for the essay. The cover page and reference page do not count towards the minimum word amount.

Scenario (Page 571)

A 45-year-old woman developed hypertension, a moon-shaped face, and a “buffalo hump” on her upper back. She was diagnosed with Cushing’s syndrome.

Critical thinking Questions

1. Explain the causes of Cushing’s syndrome.

2. What is the treatment for Cushing’s syndrome?

3. What is the expected outcome with treatment.

4. What are some other issues that could be a problem in the future?

Note: Provide at least one additional resource in addition to the textbook to answer the question.

Research Question

Diabetes is on the rise and new technology has been implemented to help patients monitor their blood sugars. Research and report on technology available to diabetics. You must provide a minimum of 3 articles to support your findings in addition to the text book.