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  • 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 ...
  • Type 2 Diabetes
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    What Exactly Is Diabetes Diabetes is actually called Diabetes Mellitus. Diabetes is a disease in which there is a lack of insulin because of the existence of an element that obstructs the body from using metabolizing glucose or sugars pragmatically. It is an estimated that 16 million people in the US have diabetes. Glucose gives your blood cells energy to do their jobs. Insulin is one of the most important key words in this disease. Insulin is a hormone that is made by the pancreas. This disease...
  • Causes Type II Diabetes
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    Rebecca Greenberg Final Paper Type II diabetes- Many Americans die from it every day, but people still scratch their heads when asked about it. What exactly is diabetes, how serious is it, what are its effects and symptoms, but most importantly how do we control it. Diabetes if the fourth leading cause of death by disease in the United States. Diabetes mellitus prevents the body's cells from using food properly. Humans are equipped with the ability to change what they eat into sugar. The more co...
  • Type 2 Diabetes On Insulin
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    December 6, 2000 In our world today, there are many people that have diseases and disorders. One dominant, extremely common disease is diabetes. There are two major forms of diabetes, type 1 and type 2, share a central feature: elevated blood sugar levels due to absolute or relative insufficiencies of insulin, a hormone produced by the pancreas. Insulin is a key regulator of the body's metabolism. After meals, food is digested in the stomach and intestines; carbohydrates are broken down into sug...
  • People With Type 2 Diabetes
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    Diabetes Diabetes is a condition in which the amount of glucose (sugar) in the blood is too high because the body cannot use it properly. Glucose comes from the digestion of starchy foods such as bread, rice, and potatoes, from sugar and other sweet foods, and from the liver which makes glucose. Insulin is vital for life. It is a hormone produced by the pancreas, that helps the glucose to enter the cells where it is used as fuel by the body. The main symptoms of untreated diabetes are increased ...
  • Type 2 Diabetes
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    Understanding Diabetes and Its Complications An estimated 16 million people in the United States have diabetes-more than one third are not aware that they have the disease. This year alone, more than 798,000 cases will be diagnosed. Diabetes is the seventh leading cause of death by disease in the United States; this year alone, more than 187,000 Americans will die from this disease and its complications (CDC). Education about diabetes is essential to understanding the disease and preventing its ...
  • 10 Of Patients With Type II Diabetes
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    Table of Contents Nutrition Therapy 1 Nutrition Consult 1 Meal planning 2 Body Weight Considerations 2 Psychosocial support. 3 Calorie Intake 4 Nutrient Composition of the Diet 4 Fat Intake 5 Carbohydrate Intake 6 Sucrose 6 Fructose 6 Vitamins and Minerals 7 Alcohol Intake 7 References 8 Nutrition Therapy The most fundamental component of the diabetes treatment plan for all patients with type II diabetes is medical nutrition therapy. Specific goals of nutrition therapy in type II diabetes are to...
  • Normal Blood Glucose Levels And Gain Control
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    THE DIABETIC DIET. Abstract on English by Kura nov Alina Olegovna - a student of Essentuki medical college group No 261.2002. DIABETES. Diabetes Mellitus (when the term diabetes is used alone, it always refers to diabetes mellitus) is a condition in which the body is unable to use sugar properly. Sugar (carbohydrate) is the substance our body uses as its major source of energy. Once this sugar is absorbed in the blood, it is referred to as blood sugar or blood glucose. Insulin (a hormone made in...
  • High Fiber Diet For 6 Weeks
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    ABSTRACT II Gene Gilded CHS 210 T / TH 2: 30/3: 45 Dr. Jerry Powell Health Education Date: November 1, 2000, Title: High fiber diet improves Type 2 diabetes control, Source: NUTRITION GLYCEMIC index, Sep 2000, Vol. 355 Issue 9217, p 1794, 15 p, Author (s): Allen, Pam In this abstract I will be talking about priority health-risk behaviors, such as late-onset of diabetes, a present study shows that a high fiber diet improves type II diabetes, the late- onset stage. The cause for the late- onset of...
  • Causes Type II Diabetes
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    Diabetes Mellitus Research Essay Abstract Diabetes is a disease that affects 18.2 million people in the United States alone. This disease results when there is a high level of sugar in the blood for an extended period of time. It can be controlled by diet, exercise, pills and insulin injections. There are three main types of diabetes -- Type I, which affects primarily the younger population; Type II, which primarily affects the population above 40; and gestational diabetes, which affects women d...

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