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  • Heart Disease With Diabetes
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    Congenital Heart Defects and Drugs Congenital heart defects are mainly caused by one of three things. The first is a block of blood flow in the heart or vessels. The second is caused by blood flowing through the heart where its pattern is abnormal. Rare effects can happen such as when only one functional ventricle is present or when together the pulmonary artery (and aorta arise from the same ventricle meaning double outlet-ventricles. Another rare effect happens when either side of the heart is...
  • Aspartame In The Diet Soda
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    I have had friends who were having symptoms, had all kinds of tests and were taking all kinds of medications and when they stopped consuming Aspartame, the symptoms disappeared. Written by Lisa Zak Physician Credentialed University Pediatric Associates, Inc. Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo: In October of 2001, a friend's sister started getting very sick. She had stomach spasms and she was having a hard time getting around. Walking was a major chore. It took everything she had just to get ...
  • 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...
  • People With Type 2 Diabetes
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    Diabetes Diabetes is a disorder of metabolism-the way in which your body converts the food you eat into energy. Most of the food you eat is broken down by digestive juices into chemicals, including a simple sugar called glucose. Glucose is your body's main source of energy. After digestion, glucose passes into your bloodstream, where it is available for cells to take in and use or store for later use. In order for your cells to take in glucose, a hormone called insulin must be present in your bl...
  • 1 Diabetes In Type 2 Diabetes
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    DIABETES MELLITUS In the United States, about 16 million people suffer from diabetes mellitus, although only half of these individuals are diagnosed. Every year, about 650,000 people learn they have the disease. Diabetes mellitus is the seventh leading cause of all deaths and the sixth leading cause of all deaths caused by disease. Diabetes is the most common in adults over 45 years of age; in people who are overweight or physically inactive; in individuals who have an immediate family member wi...
  • Gestational Diabetes In Blood Glucose Levels
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    "Diabetes Mellitus" Diabetes mellitus is one of the most serious health problems facing the Native American Indians today. The disease is very common in many tribes cross the United States. "Diabetes plagues our Navajo people and will continue to be an epidemic disease until each of us takes action". Diabetes mellitus is a disease that occurs when the body is not able to use sugar. The body needs sugar for growth and energy for daily activities. It gets sugar when it changes food into glucose (a...
  • Diabetic Neuropathy Blood Sugar Type Of Diabetes
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    An Informative Essay On Diabetes Mellitus Diabetes is the seventh leading cause of death listed in the United States. Diabetes is the leading cause of blindness. "In 1996 diabetes contributed to more than 162,000 deaths" (Lewis 1367). "Diabetes is not a single disease but a group of disorders with glucose intolerance in common" (McCance 674). Diabetes is a metabolic disorder characterized by hyperglycemia (increased blood sugar) and results from defective insulin production, secretion, and utili...
  • Type Two And Gestational Diabetes
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    Casablanca is a story of love during World War II. Rick (Humphrey Bogart) has chosen to stay in Casablanca and run a bar to prove his loyalty to himself. Ilsa (Ingrid Bergman) and her husband are running from the Nazi,'s trying to get to America. Ilsa and her husband, Victor Laszlo (Paul Henri ed), wander into Rick,'s Caf~A (c) to get letters of transit while still trying to avoid the Nazi,'s. He is forced into having to act quickly in order to escape. Thesis Statement: Although many believe tha...
  • Type II And Gestational Diabetes
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    BIRTH DEFECTS DIABETES MELLITUS There are hundreds of different kinds of birth defects, and diabetes mellitus is one of the most common birth defects that exists. Not all birth defects are apparent at birth but diabetes can be detected at a very young age and sometimes even in utero. In the past, little could be done to improve the chances of having a healthy baby. Today, organizations continually fund research into the cause, prevention, and treatment of all types of birth defects. Diabetes aff...

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