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  • Sprague Dawley Rats: A Case Study

    pure index of locomotor activity. Furthermore, the percent of open arm entries (% OAE) and time spent in the open arms (% TOA) were calculated for each rat, considering the following formula: 100 × [open/(open + enclosed)]. 2.5.3 Sucrose preference test Two 200ml bottles of 1% sucrose water were located in every cage at the first 2 days. After 24h food and water deprivation, one bottle of 1% sucrose water and one bottle of tap water were given to the rats in the cage. Finally, the consumption…

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  • Sugar Level Management Research Paper

    Sugar level management Every diabetic impact result from the abnormal amounts of blood glucose. Thanks to technology and health care provider Hollywood there are several devices that can be used to monitor one’s blood glucose levels when needed. Checking one's blood sugar levels can be very beneficial; one can become more acquainted with how the body reacts to an activity program, different types of food, one's eating schedule, and medications. This information can be shared with one's doctor…

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  • Essay On The Effect Of Exercise On Cognitive Fitness

    cognitive function after a period of two months and compare the results obtained for a person who did not regularly exercise and eat healthy meals. Physical activity commenced for 45 minutes, four days a week over a period of two months. Pulse rate and glucose levels were taken to record blood sugar levels before and after exercise activities. Balanced meals were consumed three times per day. The diet was based upon the WHO nutritional guidelines for a healthy diet. The budget for the…

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  • Informative Speech On Type 2 Diabetes

    common form of diabetes. With type 2 diabetes the body doesn't make or use insulin properly. The pancreas makes extra insulin to make up for the body not using the insulin already made, but over time, it's not able to keep up and can't keep the blood glucose level at normal. Insulin is the key regulator of the body's metabolism. There are many factors that lead into being a diabetic. But there are 4 main things you should be thinking about and putting into consideration: Make sure to watch…

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  • Proinsulin And Insulin Case Study

    1. What are proinsulin and insulin? How different is proinsulin from insulin? A: Insulin is a polypeptide hormone, protein, that is produced by the beta-cells of the pancreas. Proinsulin is a single peptide chain that is a precursor to insulin. It is produced by the beta-cells of the pancreas as well. The structure of proinsulin differs from insulin in that it contains a C-chain that forms a single peptide chain with other chains A and B. Insulin does not contain the C-chain and the A and B…

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  • Gastrointestinal Tract Research Paper

    The gastrointestinal tract is about 30 feet (9m) long from the mouth to the anus. It is comprises of four layers; mucosa, submucosa, muscle and serosa. It also includes the mouth, esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine, rectum, and anus. The associated organs are the liver, pancreas, and gallbladder. In addition, the GI tract is activated by parasympathetic (excitatory) and sympathetic (inhibitory) nervous system. Peristalsis (muscle contraction that moves food from esophagus to…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Diabetes

    disease may appear to have go away for a period of time that may range from a few months to a year. The insulin needs of the patient are at its lowest point and some patients would even realized that they can maintain normal or close to normal blood glucose levels without the need to take insulin shots. However, it is a very wrong notion to think that diabetes has totally gone away. Type 1 diabetes is the result when almost 90% of the cells which produce insulin is destroyed. When the disease is…

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  • Complications Of Diabetes Mellitus (DM)

    pancreas. It is released in response to the digestive conversion of proteins into glucose in the blood. Food is broken down into glucose and then used as a source of energy. With normal insulin function, this will occur by the liver and muscles taking up glucose from the blood cells, and then converting it to energy to be used by the body…

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  • Metformin Synthesis

    Preclinical points of view Metformin improves the insulin resistance primarily in muscle, liver, and adipose tissues by reducing the liver glucose output, largely due to a diminution in the rate of glycogenolysis and gluconeogenesis (97). Various beneficial effects of metformin include attenuation of abnormal glucose metabolism, weight loss, improvement of insulin resistance, endothelial dysfunction, subclinical inflammation, lipid-lowering properties, antineoplastic potential and cardiovascular…

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  • Nephrogenic Diabetes Insipidus Case Study Essay

    Nephrogenic Diabetes Insipidus (NDI) Case Study Epidemiology and Mechanisms of the disease The Nephrogenic Diabetes Insipidus is firstly a rare disease to get or it can be inherited and the rate of getting it is 1 in 20 million which shows how rare this condition is. The cause is that the body has low levels of Arginine Vasopressin (AVP) and Antidiuretic hormone (ADH) which then cause the kidneys unable to concentrate the urine which is called polyuria which leads to excessive amount of urine…

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