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    INTRODUCTION Diabetes is not a single disease with a single cause. It is one of the chronic diseases that cannot be cured but can be controlled. It is happen due to a defect in the body’s ability to convert glucose to energy. When food is consumed‚ it is digested and converted into fats‚ protein or carbohydrates. Foods that affect blood sugars are called carbohydrates. When carbohydrates are digested they are converted into glucose. Individuals with diabetes should eat carbohydrates but must

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    What is diabetes Incidence Type 1 dibetes accounts for around 10-15% of diagnosed diabetes‚ with the estimated increase in Europe being 4% per year (2004). The difference in incidence is vast with the high frequency in finland and Sweden and low frequency in china. It is thought theat the variation in incidence is due to environmental factors in each country and genetic factors in dierent races. Causes Although it is unknow what exactly triggers the autoimmune reaction‚ evidence suggests

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    Diabetes mellitus is a group of metabolic disorders characterized by elevated levels of blood glucose (hyperglycemia) resulting from defects in insulin production and secretion‚ decreased cellular response to insulin‚ or both. This leads to hyperglycemia‚ which may lead to acute metabolic complications‚ such as diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) and hyperglycemic hyperosmolar nonketotic syndrome (HHNS). Longterm hyperglycemia may contribute to chronic microvascular complications (kidney and eye disease)

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    assignment: Living with diabetes Texas State University- San Marcos COMM 1310: Fundamentals of Human Communication Emile Morris Most college students don’t spend their days worrying about taking insulin‚ heart disease‚ stroke‚ high or low blood pressure‚ blindness‚ kidney disease‚ nervous system damage‚ and amputations. However‚ when you live with type one diabetes‚ these things are constantly on your mind. Managing each and every day around a deadly condition such as diabetes is a difficult task

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    Communications Diabetes Communications assignment 1 By Billie Ellis 12/2/2013 This assignment is based on the illness Diabetes. The following is to provide you with accurate and interesting facts on diabetes to help you have more of an understanding of such an illness and hopefully help you to prevent it. My information was researched on several websites‚ as well as an interview with my granddad. Diabetes What is diabetes? Diabetes mellitus is a lifelong condition caused by a lack

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    Diabetes is a group of metabolic diseases in which a person has high blood sugar‚ either because the pancreas does not produce enough insulin or because cells do not respond to the insulin that is produced. This high blood sugar produces the classical symptoms of frequent urination‚ increased thirst and increased hunger. Management Diabetes mellitus is a chronic disease‚ for which there is no known cure except in very specific situations. Management concentrates on keeping blood sugar levels as

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    Diabetes Assignment This assignment will be looking at the pathophysiology of Type 1 diabetes‚ the effects this has upon Carol in terms of symptoms and how it may affect the developing embryo and foetus. What is Type 1 Diabetes? Diabetes type 1 is an organ specific autoimmune disease which develops in the pancreas and islet cell antibodies when the body’s immune system attacks and destroys insulin producing beta cells (Nelson-Piercy‚ 2005). This affects the metabolism of fats‚ proteins and

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    Today the average five year old is learning how to ride a bike without their training wheels‚ but when I was five years old I was learning how to count carbohydrates. In the summer of 1999 I was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes just after turning five years old. As I grew older I found this disease harder to live with. All I wanted to do was fit in and look like all the young celebrities you see on T.V. and in magazines. That was not reality for me. In 2010 my dance school was invited to perform in

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    -Diabetes‚ which is when the pancreas can’t make insulin. People with type 1 diabetes have to monitor their blood sugar levels and take insulin every day (usually several times a day) using a needle or an insulin pump -What Can Happen if Diabetes Is Not Under Control? Out-of-control blood sugar levels can lead to short-term problems like hypoglycemia‚ hyperglycemia‚ or diabetic ketoacidosis. In the long run‚ not controlling diabetes can also damage the vessels that supply blood to important organs

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    Diabetes Imagine your body is not able to produce insulin enough or Asamadha. So you need that insulin Thakl in your body every day. This disease is defined as the disease diabetes. Suffers someone who has diabetes‚ high blood sugar. The reason is his body‚ they can not convey sugar into fat cells and muscles and kidney Use Knaft in the body. Symptoms of diabetes include frequent urination and a decline in the weight and excessive thirst‚ blurred vision‚ hunger and fatigue. There are two presidents

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