Essays Tagged: "Diabetes"

Running to Prevent Healt Problems

health risks. My sources agree that running, and some other aerobic exercises, reduce the risk of: Diabetes, diverticular disease, heart decease, several types of cancer, and even common sicknesses l ... f cancer, and even common sicknesses like a cold.One source agrees that running reduces the risk of diabetes. Jim Harmon writes, in Sports Illustrated, about Bruce Leonard, a marathoner with a masters ...

(2 pages) 53 0 4.1 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Gene Therapy

y 21, other diseases that may be caused by additional factors but still related to genetics such as diabetes and cancer, may also reap the benefits of this miracle treatment. Genes within somatic cell ...

(7 pages) 227 1 4.6 Apr/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

Talks about teratogens which are agents responsible for many known birth defects

gal. Some frequently heard of conditions requiring prescription drugs that are known teratogens are diabetes, hypertension, and Anxiety. Other commonly heard of non-prescription and illegal teratogens ...

(4 pages) 84 0 4.0 May/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

This essay is about the pros and cons of cloning. This was done as an assignment and got a 5/5.

or humans/ animals. Finally, by cloning we can eliminate certain defects/diseases, for example like diabetes.Along with medical advantages there are emotional advantages to parents who have lost a chi ...

(2 pages) 123 2 3.7 Jan/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

How genetic engineering can stop human suffering.

x genetic diseases that plague the human race and cause so much suffering. The answer to cancer and diabetes lie in our genes. Genetic engineering will lead us to the cure for what we now define as in ... l stated in a editorial for The New England Journal of Medicine, "The treatment of such diseases as diabetes mellitus, leukemia, and genetic disorders might change dramatically with the availability o ...

(5 pages) 132 1 4.3 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

Drugs, Alcohol, Adults, and Kids.

ercome the treatment of infections and diseases. There are medicines to lower blood pressure, treat diabetes, and reduce the body's rejection of new organs. Medicines can cure, slow, or prevent diseas ...

(17 pages) 290 0 4.3 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Clinical Depression: a Legitimate Physical Illness.

unfair but common misconception. You can't "snap out of" depression any more than you can shake off diabetes, or control heart disease. (Daae, 96-9) This essay is about the physical causes, symptoms a ...

(4 pages) 97 0 1.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Should cloning be legalized? Arguments pro-cloning and anti-cloning.

of Canadians suffer from incapacitating illnesses and conditions such as Parkinson's, Alzheimer's, diabetes, heart disease and cancer. We have been searching for cures for these diseases for many yea ... rom heart attacks, new red blood cells for cancer patients and new insulin producing cells to treat diabetes. This technique is still in its infancy and its actual use in medicine remains many years a ...

(4 pages) 166 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Biology: All About Diabetes Essay (Biblio Included); Outline(Upon Request)

In America, about 15 million Americans have diabetes and about half of them have not been diagnosed by it. Diabetes is a complex disorder of the ... nts of food are broken down into glucose, which the body uses as an energy supply. In a person with diabetes, the glucose or sugar in the body cannot or has trouble in breaking down. Insulin, the main ... glucose or sugar in the body cannot or has trouble in breaking down. Insulin, the main cause of all diabetes-related diseases is a hormone produced by the pancreas, which helps breaking down the gluco ...

(5 pages) 122 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases


DiabetesIn the United States, an estimated 16 million people have diabetes. Diabetes is a serious li ... people have diabetes. Diabetes is a serious lifelong condition. Half the 16 million people who have diabetes do not even realize the condition exists and are not receiving treatment. 798,000 people ea ... e the condition exists and are not receiving treatment. 798,000 people each year are diagnosed with diabetes. It occurs most often in adults, but it's also one of the most chronic disorders in childre ...

(6 pages) 177 0 3.6 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

A quick story about the relationship of sisters. written for a moral assignment.

ll new clothes for her. Trouble from the start.My mom says Sarah was her hardest pregnancy. She had diabetes, a stoke and was constantly sick. The doctors tried to convince my mom to have an abortion. ...

(2 pages) 51 2 4.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Identify the characters which make the aged a unique entity.

roke, heart attack, arthritis, vision and hearing problems, high blood pressure, varicose veins and diabetes. It is safe to say that because the aged population spans over so many years and is growing ...

(1 pages) 35 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Saving Lives, Easing Pain- why we should support stem cell research

t is incurable? I'm not just talking about cancer, or AIDS, I'm talking about rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, and spinal cord injuries. These are the diseases that do not get national attention in the ...

(4 pages) 139 0 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Stress Management

ame nor have the same abilities to do exercises as one another. If a person has a condition such as diabetes, then they will not follow the same work out plan as a woman who is pregnant. Most injuries ...

(1 pages) 68 0 2.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Stem Cells and Public Policy

ms. Scientists are investigating this possibility of cell-based therapies to treat diseases such as diabetes and Parkinson's disease. Like a lot of other expanding fields of scientific discovery and r ... hink about the cons. There are so many positive outcomes for continuing research with more liberty. Diabetes is a disease that is killing off our African American population left and right. Why should ...

(6 pages) 140 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

The Study of Germs

or a period of time, while others cause incurable and deadly illnesses. Such diseases as cancer and diabetes result mostly from environmental conditions or inherited weaknesses. They are considered no ...

(15 pages) 119 1 4.8 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Ungdom, Overvekt og Sunn Slanking

i samband med denne usunne livsstilen. Nokon av konsekvensane som er vanlegast er at ein får diabetes type 2, hjarte- og kar-sjukdommar eller belastningslidelser i knær og hofter, og ikkj ...

(3 pages) 14 0 0.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Disease of the Endocrine system: Diabetes

Diabetes is a disorder of metabolism. Most of the food we eat is broken down into glucose which is t ... produce the right amount of insulin to move glucose from blood into our cells. However, people with diabetes, the pancreas either produces little or no insulin, or the cells do not respond appropriate ... hus, the body loses its main source of fuel even though the blood contains large amounts of glucose.Diabetes is associated with long-term complications that affect almost every part of the body and it ...

(3 pages) 129 1 4.5 Jun/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology


this extra weight puts you at risk for developing many diseases, especially heart disease, stroke, diabetes, and cancer. Losing this weight helps to prevent and control these diseases.Obesity is a co ... ting plan.Severe overweight increases the risk for high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, and diabetes and, hence, for diseases for which these conditions are risk factors (diabetes, coronary he ...

(2 pages) 125 2 4.4 Aug/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

Stem Cell Research Speech Outline

search.Thesis Statement: Stem cell research may lead to the cure to all sorts of diseases,including diabetes, cancer, and many others.IntroductionAttention/Grabber/Credibility Material: Are you someon ... die, such as insulin for diabetics. More than 75% of diabetic supplies are covered by insurance. If diabetes was cured then there would not be a need for such high insurance bills.Supporting Point 2: ...

(2 pages) 158 1 3.9 Dec/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology