Diabetes mellitus

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  • Pathophysiology Of Diabetes

    Diabetes, also known as Diabetes mellitus to the medical field, is a combination of diseases that affect metabolism so that the individual has raised blood sugar levels. This can be due to a lack of insulin, and/or a body’s change in how it responds to insulin. Approximately 382 million people in the world are directly affected by diabetes. The three types of the disease include Type 1 or Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2 or Non-Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus, and Gestational…

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  • Enicostemma Littorale Blume Case Study

    properties. Aqueous extract of E. littorale in alloxan induced diabetic rats was also reported to possess anti-diabetic effects [20, 22, 23], antioxidant, hypolipidaemic effect in cholesterol fed rats as well as in newly diagnosed type-2 diabetic mellitus patients [24, 25] hepatoprotective activity [28] and was also used in an anti-diabetic herbomineral preparation [31].This lead to isolation of active compound swertiamarin from Enicostemma littorale Blume. 1.5.2 Swertiamarin an active lead…

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  • Summary: The Body Acceptance Movement

    be proud of being obese or morbidly obese. However, I’m not saying that it is acceptable for people: to be made fun of, discriminated upon, or judged for being obese either. The health risk associated with obesity are increasingly alarming. Diabetes Mellitus type 2, Coronary Artery Disease, bone, and joint disease are just naming a few. Recently I’ve seen more “Special treatment” for obese people being done every day for example; getting to use an electric scooter at the grocery store, whether…

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  • Eating Disorders In America Research Paper

    "Two all beef patties, special sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles, onions on a sesame seed bun."(McDonald 's BigMac). Everyone knows America as the home of fattening foods and widespread obesity. In spite of our stereotypical outlook on America , obesity is not the only nutritional problem America faces. Correspondingly, due to social media and changes in public perception in a healthy image, America, also faces eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa, and bulimia. At the same time social media…

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  • Chemical Reagent Dipsticks: A Case Study

    significant findings with high glucose in the urine is diabetes mellitus. The use of the dipstick for screening for glucose has greatly helped diagnose patients with diabetes. Strasinger and Di Lorenzo (2008) reported that the earlier the diabetes is detected, the better the prognosis is for the patient (p. 61). Therefore, urine tests for glucose has greatly helped individuals with diabetes get on the right tract to help control their diabetes before greater problems arise (Strasinger & Di…

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  • Jid Case Study Essay

    Maternal grandmother and aunt positive for diabetes mellitus type 2. Maternal grandfather decreased of natural causes. Paternal grandfather noted with hypertension. Paternal grandmother noted with hyperlipidemia. One brother positive for pyloric stenosis during infancy and second brother with negative…

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  • Informative Speech On Type 1 Diabetes

    Hello fellow students, today I’ll be talking to you about type 1 diabetes, otherwise known as diabetes mellitus. Diabetes type 1 is a disease that is inherited through DNA (Diabetesaustralia.com.au, 2015). This type of disease cannot be cured and is unpreventable, meaning the holder can have it occur at any stage in their life. Diabetes type 1 stop the creation of insulin to the body, which means that Glucose cannot be broken down, into much needed nutrients for the body. What is it? Glucose…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Diabetes

    Introduction Diabetes is the seventh leading cause of death in the Unites States (U.S.), approximately 29.1 million Americans, 9.3% of the U.S. population have a diagnosis of diabetes, additionally, 8.1 million individuals remain undiagnosed, and 86 million people are pre-diabetic; 90% are unaware of their pre-diabetes status (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [CDC], 2014). Lifetime risk of developing diabetes is 40% for most Americans; and 50% for ethnic groups at increased risk such…

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  • Type-1 Diabetes Research Paper

    Diabetes mellitus type-1, also know as type-1 diabetes, is a devastating disease that affects millions of people around the world and can be deadly if it is not properly controlled. It is caused by the autoimmune destruction of insulin producing beta cells in the pancreas and is defined as the inability to produce sufficient insulin, which precludes the absorption of glucose into the body’s cells (ADA, Standards of Medical Care). Some aspects of the disease are not completely understood by the…

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  • Common Complications Of Diabetes, Type 1, And Cardiovascular Diseases

    American Diabetes Association, “Diabetes mellitus is a group of metabolic diseases characterized by hyperglycemia resulting from defects in insulin secretion, insulin action, or both. Chronic hyperglycemia found in patients with diabetes is associated with long-term damage, dysfunction, and failure of various organs, especially the eyes, kidneys, nerves, heart, and blood vessels” (p.1). There are two types of diabetes, type 1 and type 2. Insulin management is needed for type 1 diabetes,…

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