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  • Single Cause Of Type 2 Diabetes
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    Type 2 diabetes is a chronic illness that is a result of the body's insulin not functioning correctly. It was formerly called adult-onset or insulin-dependent. It is also the most common kind of diabetes accounting for about 90 percent of all diabetes cases. Type 2 diabetes can also cause obesity and high cholesterol. About 6 percent of the population suffers from diabetes while about one-third of those who do have it, do not know about it. Insulin is a chemical that is released by the body to c...
  • Performance On The Logical Memory Test
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    GLUCOSE EFFECTS ON MEMORY AND OTHER NEUROPSYCHOLOGICAL TESTS IN ELDERLY HUMANS The purpose of this kind of test was to find out if the level of glucose had any kind of effect on the memory. Another goal of this experiment was to determine whether glucose affects memory on other tests as well, and whether the glucose effects are restricted to memory or whether they include effects on overall cognitive, attention and motor functions. The test was done on the subjects, 17 volunteers between the age...
  • 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...
  • Insulin Production For Iddm Patients
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    Diabetes mellitus is caused by a deficiency in the secretion or action of insulin. Nearly six percent of the United States population shows some degree of abnormality in glucose metabolism indicative of diabetes or a tendency toward the condition. Diabetes mellitus is a group of diseases in which the regulatory activity of insulin is defective. There are two major clinical classes of the disease. There's type I, which is insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (IDDM), and type II, which is non-insul...
  • Insulin As A Carrier For Glucose
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    Type 1 Pathophysiology Stage 1: genetic predisposition Stage 2: environmental triggers Spring and fall Epidemics of various viral diseases Stage 3: active autoimmunityICA's and insulin antibodies progressively decrease the effective circulating insulin level Stage 4: progressive beta cell destruction Stage 5: overt diabetes mellitus Type 2 Pathophysiology Insulin is a building (anabolic) hormone. w / o 3 metabolic problems occur Decreased glucose utilization Increased fat mobilization Increased ...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Level Of Free Igf
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    Acromegaly (Greek for "appendage enlargement") is a rare but very serious disease frequently referred to as "Gigantism" or "Giantism". It is the direct result of an overproduction and secretion of the adenohypophyseal growth hormone GH. True to its name, the disease is characterized by an enlargement of the organs, bones, and soft tissues, as well as a thickening of the skin and bodily membranes; and is frequently difficult to diagnose, as symptoms often do not appear until middle age. Typically...
  • Fat Stores In Adipose Tissues
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    Absorptive And Postabsorptive States Absorptive And Postabsorptive States Essay, Research Paper Absorptive and Postabsorptive States The absorptive state is the time during and right after eating a meal. The absorptive state lasts for four hours, during and after each meal. During this state glucose is the most important energy fuel. Amino acids and fats are used to form degraded protein, and small amounts are used to provide ATP. Metabolites are transformed to fat if they are not used for anabo...

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