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    Blood sugar Why test his blood sugar level? Some diseases, such as diabetes, can cause damage to the pancreas, which affects insulin production negatively. The symptoms are often very weak. Many people may have the disease for a long time without knowing of it, and most have no symptoms at all. With this test, you will quickly find out if you have an elevated blood sugar level, which can be a sign of diabetes. The faster the disease down the faster the right treatment. How is the test procedure to? The test is based on an enzymatic reaction, which means that special dyes activated and causes a color change in proportion to the glucose content in the blood. The test must be done on an empty stomach and go to so that you take a simple finger…

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    Blood sugar regulation is the process by which the levels of blood sugar, primarily glucose, are maintained by the body within a narrow range. This phenomenon of tight regulation is commonly referred to as glucose homeostasis. Insulin and glucagon are the most well-known of the hormones involved. Blood sugar levels are regulated by negative feedback in order to keep the body in homeostasis. The levels of glucose in the blood are monitored by many tissues, but the cells in the pancreas's Islets…

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    in their 50s (34.14%), 11 in their 60s (26.82%), and 5 in their 70s (12.19%). The following table provides an average of the patients’ age, age of diabetes diagnosis, anthropometric values, and blood glucose levels. Note: Average weight, height, BMI, waist circumference, and blood glucose levels were determined for each patient, using the information from the past three doctor’s appointments. From these, an overall average was done. Table 2 shows the range of values of age, age of diabetes…

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    Sugar In The Blood Summary

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    Get on Board! The book Sugar in the Blood by Andrea Stuart, describes the genealogical research about the Ashby Family. Her research on the Ashby family begins with the journey of George Ashby, who sailed from England to Barbados. In Barbados, he would struggle to make a living. George Ashby like many other immigrants did not know how to work the land. This book overall is effective on establishing how hard it was to begin a life in Barbados, how plantations developed, and how the slaves were…

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    metabolic condition that causes the body’s blood glucose (sugar) levels to rise higher than normal. Type 2 diabetes was originally known as “adult-onset” or “non-insulin dependent” diabetes, though it has changed because type 2 diabetes may be diagnosed before adulthood and sometimes needs treatment with insulin. Type 2 diabetes is quite different than type 1 diabetes. In type 2 diabetes, the pancreas secretes too much insulin ultimately trying to keep up with the body’s needs. Overtime, the…

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    tend to develop pregnancy "symptoms." On a psychological level, these symptoms include anxiety and stress. The physical aspects may involve abnormal blood pressure or blood sugar levels. According to national stats, 2 to 4 percent of women are likely to develop higher sugar levels during pregnancy. This is a temporary condition called gestational diabetes. While gestational diabetes is fairly common, it is important to keep the sugar level under control during pregnancy. Most doctors suggest…

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    Mr. and Mrs. James, I am Nurse Tran and I’m working with Dr. Gupta. Your daughter Ellen James came in barely conscious with complains of excessive vomiting, urination, thirst and complain of double vision, headaches, and tiredness for the past two days. Ellen also complained of rapid weight loss, despite eating uncontrollable. Dr. Gupta suspects it to be diabetic ketoacidosis; which is when your body produces excessive ketones. Diabetic ketoacidosis mostly occurs in people with type 1 diabetes,…

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    Diabetes Diabetes is a chronic disorder of the process by which the human body normally handles the body’s sugar levels. The main goal of treating diabetes is to lower blood sugar levels. In a normal person sugar metabolism is controlled by insulin. Insulin is a hormone that is needed to turn sugar, starches, and other food into energy. Insulin is secreted by the pancreas. When not enough insulin is secreted, blood sugar levels in the body increase. Decreased secretion of insulin can also…

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    hyperglycemia becomes a problem. Eventually as the diseases advances the pancreas will wear out and the amount of production it produces will decrease. Insulin will then be needed to control blood glucose level. Due to the disease process of T2DM it is important to educate patients on; self-care including monitoring, blood glucose levels, increasing physical activity, and diet (Williams, L., & Hopper, P. 2007). Education and teaching should always be considered when a patient is newly diagnosed…

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    If you are one of the nearly 30 million Americans with diabetes, your health care provider most likely has warned you that uncontrolled blood-sugar levels can put you at risk for serious complications, such as heart and kidney disease or stroke. But there are dental problems associated with diabetes, as well? In fact, a recent study published by American Dental Association reported that one in five cases of tooth loss is related to diabetes. Diabetes-Oral Health Link When you have diabetes your…

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