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  • Blood Pressure And Blood Sugar
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    Please read the following case studies and answer the questions which follow them. The questions may have several right answers; I am looking to see if you have put some thought into the assignment and that you give accurate information in your responses. Please email your answers to me by June 24. If you have any questions about this assignment, please email me before June 24. Case Study 1 Randy, age 36, and his whole family love football. They love to play football and to watch football. Randy...
  • Glucose Level In Blood
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    Clinical Chemistry Tests In Medicine Of the diagnostic methods available to veterinarians, the clinical chemistry test has developed into a valuable aid for localizing pathologic conditions. This test is actually a collection of specially selected individual tests. With just a small amount of whole blood or serum, many body systems can be analyzed. Some of the more common screenings give information about the function of the kidneys, liver, and pancreas and about muscle and bone disease. There a...
  • Diabetes Educators And Health Care Providers
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    Diabetes Mellitus Diabetes education is an important part of a treatment plan. Diabetes educators and health care providers are available in many areas to teach essential skills needed after initial diagnosis of the disease. Appropriate education teaches people with diabetes how to incorporate the management principles of the disease into their daily lives and minimize dependence upon the health care provider. An education program is helpful to learn more about the disease process, how to contro...
  • Blood Sugar Levels Within The Normal Range
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    Diabetes Mellitus is a disorder in which blood levels of glucose are abnormally high because the body doesn't release or use insulin adequately. Diabetes Mellitus affects many organs of the body. It affects the blood vessels because Atherosclerotic plaque builds up and blocks large or medium-sized arteries in the heart, brain, and legs. The walls of small blood vessels are damaged so that the vessels do not transfer oxygen normally and may leak. This can lead to poor circulation and can hinder t...
  • High Blood Sugar Level
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    Hyperglycemia, which means high blood sugar level. This is usually over 250. The normal range is 80-120 for a person without diabetes. High Blood sugar is when a diabetic eats too many sugars, with out covering it with insulin. High Blood sugar causes a diabetic to become very tired, they get dry mouth and get very thirsty. This causes frequent urination. This is usually how a person is diagnosed with Diagnosed with diabetes. If you have constant high blood sugar, you will start to lose weight. ...
  • Blood Sugar Level
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    Giving Blood Process Essay Every hospital needs large supplies of blood for transfusions. It is given by donors. Before giving blood, the donor is given tests to determine his blood type and make sure he is not suffering from certain diseases, such as AIDS, Hepatitis, strokes, cancer, etc. The new age limit, for the donor, as of March 30, 2005 is sixteen. The required weight, for the dom or, is one hundred and ten pounds. When his / her testing has been done, and he / her has passed the requirem...
  • Basal Options The 508
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    As Simple As You Want It To Be Insulin pumps use shorter-acting insulin, like a pancreas - the way nature intended. And so the basics of pump therapy are similar - a basal rate (small amounts of insulin delivered all day long, just like a pancreas would) and one or more bolus deliveries (larger doses of insulin to cover meals). The 508 brings flexibility to play, work or sleep, helping you keep your blood sugars on target. And for this you need go no further than the 508's seven basic screens. A...
  • Low Blood Sugar
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    Hypoglycemia means low blood sugar or low fuel in the blood. It also refers to a disturbed carbohydrate metabolism, since some people change between high and low blood sugar levels. When the body tries to work under these conditions, mental processes are impaired and body systems are broken. Hypoglycemia is sometimes related to other conditions like drug addiction, alcoholism, allergies, arthritis, diabetes, mental illness, anti-, an juvenile delinquency. There are numerous causes of hypoglycemi...
  • Type II Diabetics
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    Diabetes Mellitus, disease caused by defective carbohydrate metabolism and characterized by abnormally large amounts of sugar in the blood and urine. Diabetes mellitus affects approximately five percent of the United States population, about 10-12 million people, of whom about half remain undiagnosed. Diabetes mellitus can eventually damage the eyes, kidneys, heart, and limbs, and can endanger pregnancy. Proper treatment, however, can minimize these complications. Diabetes mellitus is usually cl...
  • 1 Mmol L 15 003
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    How Is The Blood Glucose Changes While Fasting - A Comparison Between A Diabetic And A Non-diabetic How is the blood glucose changes while fasting - A comparison between a diabetic and a non-diabetic male student Abstract The research question of my Extended Essay is: "How is the blood glucose changing while fasting - a comparison between a diabetic and a non-diabetic male student". I am a diabetic and have in nine years learned to eat regularly and take insulin, and have never or at least on ve...
  • Control Diabetics With Blood Sugars
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    Diabetes is a very grave and serious disease involving many hardships, but a good diet, exercise, and overall healthy habits can keep your diabetes under control which in-turn makes you feel better and avoid later complications. Diabetes is a disease in which the body does not produce enough insulin, a hormone needed to convert the sugars and starches that we eat into energy needed for daily life. The cause of the disease is a mystery, but genetics and environment seem to play major roles. There...
  • Factor V And IX Blood Levels
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    (1) In the human body, each cell contains 23 pairs of chromosomes, one of each pair inherited through the egg from the mother, and the other inherited through the sperm of the father. Of these chromosomes, those that determine sex are X and Y. Females have XX and males have XY. In addition to the information on sex, 'the X chromosomes carry determinants for a number of other features of the body including the levels of factor V and factor IX. ' 1 If the genetic information determining the factor...
  • One's Treatment O Type 2 Dm
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    Diabetes Mellitus: A disorder of carbohydrate metabolism resulting from insufficient production of insulin or reduced sensitivity of the body's cells to insulin. Etiology: Cause & Origin of Type 1 DM: A condition in which the body is unable to produce insulin, a hormone that regulates blood sugar levels by facilitating the uptake of glucose into most cells in the body (mainly skeletal and adipoctyes). It is understood that this disorder is caused by the body's beta cells of the islets of Langerh...
  • Resulting Decrease In Blood Flow
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    Caring for women in pregnancy presents a unique challenge to the healthcare team. Obstetrical nursing requires an in-depth knowledge of the physiological, psychological, and social processes of the high-risk childbearing woman and her fetus during pregnancy. In a community hospital setting, care challenges can be further complicated by the possible limitations of available resources. The following case study will explore the necessary insights and their implications in caring for the high-risk p...
  • High Cholesterol In The Blood
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    A 45 year old man who is a vegetarian (ovo-lacto), does not smoke or consume alcohol presents with the following blood work up. Blood pressure is typically 138/90. Asses his risk of coronary heart disease and describe changes associated with progressive atherosclerosis. Describe the disease process and pathological changes in his arteries. What lifestyle changes would you recommend? The blood work up that the patient has returned, is not a glowing health report but on the other hand its not reas...
  • Type 1 Diabetes
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    My Diabetes Mellen tus Project Proposal My Independent Project is on Diabetes Mellitus, type 1 Diabetes, or juvenile-onset diabetes. No matter what you call it, its all the same. Your pancreas has died and you have no other way to survive other than to inject insulin multiple times a day. I chose this project because I always enjoy learning more about the disease I got less than two years ago. Every year the teams of scientists from the Joslin clinic develop new ways to live with Diabetes. So fa...

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