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Brittle Diabetes
Through no fault of the person
Cannot maintain good control of blood sugar
Diabetes insipidus
pituitary gland produces an antidiahhretic- tells how much fluid to maintain
Results: polydipsia- very thirsty
Polyurea: multiple urination
Polydipsia
very thirsty
Polyurea
Multiple urination
Diabetes Mellitus
sugar in urine: glycouria
disorder of carbohydrate metabolism
cannot break down sugar because body not producing enough insulin
glycouria
sugar in urine
Type 1: Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus
Total obliteration of beta cells
occurs in childhood
no insulin being produced
injections necessary
AKA: juevenile diabetes
Develop betwen 21 years of age
Non-insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus
Not dependent on insulin
Adult onset
Not a total loss of beta cells
Hereditary
treatment with diet and exercise
Pill: hypoglycemic agent
Body not able to get enough energy from sugars
Hyperglycemia
excessive sugar in blood because of lack of insulin to break it down
Body dispose of it through urine
Hypoglycemia
too little blood sugar because of injection of too much insulin
Polyphagia
Excessive hunger
because no matter how much you eat, body cannot break down sugars to use it for energy
Lose weight
Keytosis
diabetic coma
results of polyphagia and body breaking down body fat to use as energy
produces keytones- waste product of this activity