Current Methods On Diagnosis And Treatment Of Diabetes Essay

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UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND EASTERN SHORE

CURRENT METHODS ON DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT OF DIABETES

FALL 2014, BIO 498 SEC 0401

Dr. Eric May
Ibironke sanni
12-12-2014

Table of Contents
1. Introduction……………………………………………………………………………..2
2. Types of diabetes……………………………………………………………………….3
3. Type 1 diabetes…………………………………………………………………………4
4. Symptoms of type 1 diabetes…………………………………………………………...5
5. Treatment and diagnosis of type 1 diabetes………………………...………………..... 6
6. Type 2 diabetes…………………………….………………………………………….10
7. Symptoms of type 2 diabetes………………………………...…………………….….12
8. Treatment and diagnosis of type 2 diabetes…………………………………..………13
9. Conclusion. ............................................................................................................…...18
10. References……………………………………………………………………………19

List of Illustrations
Figure 1: Pie chart showing the rate of different types of diabetes……………………….3
Figure 2: Immune mediated type 1 diabetes………………………………………………5
Figure 3: Symptoms of type 1 diabetes……………………………………………………6
Figure 4: How insulin pumps works………………………………………………………7
Figure 5: The use of Regulatory T-cells as a form of treatment of type 1 diabetes………9
Figure 6: Picture showing how type 2 diabetes affect the body…………………………12
Figure 7: Effect of obesity on type 2 diabetes…………………………………………...13
Figure 8: Symptoms of type 2 diabetes…………………………………………………..14
Figure 9: Shows an ideal blood glucose level (HbA1c test) for a diabetic patient……...17
Figure 10: Picture showing…

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