Essays Tagged: "Diabetes mellitus"

Clinical Chemistry Tests in Medicine

m, hypopituitarism, and severe exertion. Elevated blood glucose levels (hyperglycemia) can occur in diabetes mellitus, hyperthyroidism, hyperadrenocorticism, hyperpituitarism, anoxia (because of the i ... and pancreatic necrosis (because the pancreas produces insulin which controls blood glucose levels).Diabetes mellitus is caused by a deficiency in the secretionor action of insulin. During periods of ...

(11 pages) 220 0 4.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biochemistry

DIABETES

are undiagnosed. A diabetic that is treated life span is lowered by one-thirdThere are two types of diabetes. Type I, insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus(IDDM). And type II, non-insulin-dependent diab ... e pancreas lets out insulin thatlets sugar glucose into all tissues in the body and in this type of diabetes most or all ofthis insulin is not made. So all the extra glucose is let out through urine. ...

(1 pages) 97 0 3.5 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Everything about Kidney's.

nly about 14,000 will receive transplants this year because of a shortage of suitable organ donors. Diabetes mellitus is the leading cause of chronic kidney failure, accounting for 44 percent of the n ...

(6 pages) 90 1 3.7 Sep/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Basic paper on What Diabetes is.

What is Diabetes?Diabetes Mellitus or diabetes is a metabolic disorder that results from animbalance of harm ... metabolic disorder that results from animbalance of harmonies produced in the pancreas. People with diabetes aren't able toproperly convert the food they eat into fuels needed by the body to function ... ause without fuel the body is unable to function properly. Not too long ago,people didn't know what diabetes was or how to treat it. In those days people who haddiabetes often died as a result of not ...

(4 pages) 330 6 3.6 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Nearly 16 million people in the United States--nearly one out of every 17 people--have diabetes. And about 1,800 new cases are diagnosed each day.

Nearly 16 million people in the United States--nearly one out of every 17 people--have diabetes. And about 1,800 new cases are diagnosed each day.Technically, this disease is known as ... ,800 new cases are diagnosed each day.Technically, this disease is known as "diabetes mellitus," diabetes from the Greek for excessive urination, a symptom the ancients noticed, and mellitus, from ... m the Latin for honey--diabetic urine is filled with sugar and is sweet.There are three types of diabetes: type 1, type 2, and gestational diabetes. All of them are a little different. But everyone ...

(5 pages) 159 2 4.8 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Diabetes Types 1 and 2 thoroughly explained

WHAT CAUSES IT?Diabetes is a disease in which the pancreas produces little or no insulin, a hormone that helps the ... y. The condition may also develop if muscle and fat cells respond poorly to insulin. In people with diabetes, glucose levels build up in the blood and urine. Diabetes mellitus differs from the less co ... , which is caused by lack of the hormone vasopressin that controls the amount of urine secreted. In Diabetes mellitus, without an appropriate level of insulin to help absorption glucose builds up in t ...

(5 pages) 193 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Diabetes

Nearly 16 million people in the United States--nearly one out of every 17 people--have diabetes. And about 1,800 new cases are diagnosed each day. Technically, this disease is know ... new cases are diagnosed each day. Technically, this disease is known as "diabetes mellitus," diabetes from the Greek for excessive urination, a symptom the ancients noticed, and mellitus, from ... Latin for honey--diabetic urine is filled with sugar and is sweet. There are three types of diabetes: type 1, type 2, and gestational diabetes. All of them are a little different. But everyone ...

(5 pages) 245 1 3.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Diabetes

s are caused by people's diets, environment, or their heritage. My research is based on what causes diabetes and whether it is genetically predisposed.Before I get into the genetics of Diabetes I want ... y predisposed.Before I get into the genetics of Diabetes I want to explain what it is. The article "Diabetes Explained" describes what it is by saying; "Diabetes (Diabetes Mellitus) is a severe, life- ...

(6 pages) 128 0 3.3 Apr/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Diabetes Mellitus

DIABETES MELLITUSDiabetes Mellitus-Is a multisystem disease related to abnormal insulin production, ... multisystem disease related to abnormal insulin production, impaired insulin utilization, or both. Diabetes Mellitus is a serious health problem throughout the world. It is the 5th leading cause of d ... nontraumatic lower limb amputations.Etiology and PathophysiologyCurrent theories link the cause of diabetes, singly or in combination, to genetic, autoimmune, viral, and environmental factors (obesit ...

(22 pages) 228 0 4.3 Apr/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Diabetes Mellitus.

Diabetes Mellitus is a common disorder of metabolism in which the amount of glucose or sugar in the ... the blood is too high, suffocating the body's cells, and damaging the sufferer's health. The words "diabetes mellitus" comes from the Greek words meaning "a fountain of sugar" (9).Diabetes Mellitus is ... d after prolonged exercise. Abnormalities of glucagon is rare (10).There are two principle forms of Diabetes Mellitus. Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus (formerly known as insulin-dependant), in which the panc ...

(11 pages) 165 0 4.3 Oct/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Diabetes Militus

Diabetes mellitus Leading cause of blindness in the U.S. under 60 years of age.Diabetic patients hav ... anges: Slow wound healing, acanthosis nigricans and necrobiosis lipoidica diabeticorum.IDDM, type 1 diabetes: Occurs in young people of normal or low weight.Little or no endogenous insulin secretion.A ... ivered by injection or pump. Regular is short acting and is used before meals.Non insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus, type 2 Middle-aged or older people were overweight.Insulin levels are normal or h ...

(1 pages) 19 0 1.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

College Application

logic with technology can be a useful tool. As a young child, I was diagnosed with juvenile diabetes. I couldn't understand why I was so different from everyone else. I had to take insulin inj ... e as a normal person. If I were awarded a grant to pursue a topic of my greatest interest, juvenile diabetes would be the field in which I would work toward. To engage into this area, there wou ...

(1 pages) 499 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Adult Onset Diabetes

Adult Onset Diabetes Diabetes has been recognized for thousands of years as a disease. The Ebers Papyrus, an anc ... an ancient Egyptian text written around 1550 B.C., described a condition of passing too much urine. Diabetes was given its name in the second century A.D. by a Greek physician Aretaeus. It was named f ... to "siphon"� or "pass through"�. Early on it was observed that urine from people with diabetes was sweet. They concluded this by pouring the urine near an anthill. If the urine contained ...

(5 pages) 87 0 3.7 Nov/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Sylvia Plath The Poet

childhood years. Her father, with whom she was very close to, studied bees as a hobby. He died from diabetes mellitus in 1940, when Plath was just eight years old. This disturbing event affected Plath ...

(10 pages) 15 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The author of this essay will be discussing a patient with type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

IntroductionThe author of this essay will be discussing a patient with type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and will also be discussing the nursing care that will be received by the patient ... lled Mabel Gordon; she lives in a flat in a city centre with her husband Bert. Mabel has had type 2 diabetes for years which has been poorly controlled by medication and diet. Mabel's diabetes has now ... 's high temperature, she arranges for Mabel to be admitted to hospital.Aetiology and PathophysiologyDiabetes Mellitus has two principle classes, type 1 and type 2; approximately 90% of people with dia ...

(12 pages) 102 1 3.0 May/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Diabetes

"Diabetes is a disease in which the body does not produce or properly use insulin. Insulin is a hormo ... is needed to convert sugar, starches and other food into energy needed for daily life. The cause of diabetes continues to be a mystery, although both genetics and environmental factors such as obesity ... enetics and environmental factors such as obesity and lack of exercise appear to play roles" (About Diabetes. 2007). When you eat, some of your food is broken down into glucose. Glucose travels in you ...

(3 pages) 39 0 5.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Stem Cell Therapy in Diabetes

Stem cell therapy in diabetes.Stem cells offer a promising form of therapy in the treatment of diabetes. Diabetes mellitu ... 09) It is thought that by 2025 there will be 380 million sufferers worldwide. (McCall et al., 2010) Diabetes mellitus is a name given to a group of diseases which are characterised by high level of gl ... seases which are characterised by high level of glucose present in the blood. The two main types of diabetes include diabetes type 1 where the body immune response attacks islet cells which are respon ...

(6 pages) 30 0 0.0 May/2010

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Causes and symptoms of varying types of diabetes

Lifestyle Changes and DiabetesKaine CromwellOhio University ZanesvilleBecause of bad lifestyle habits, one in three childr ... consumption of their children and ensure that they get at least one hour of physical activity a day.Diabetes is currently one of the most widespread diseases in the United States, and is the leading c ... d 20 to 74 and is also the leading cause of kidney failure, accounting for nearly 50% of new cases. Diabetes is a disease that is accompanied by high or below average levels of glucose in the blood. T ...

(2 pages) 5 0 0.0 Feb/2012

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Diabetes Mellitus treatments post treatment management

Diabetes Mellitus is a major health problem of today. Approximately one hundred and thirty five mill ... it may be more difficult to keep your blood glucose levels in your target range. Fortunately, good diabetes care and management while incorporating your food plan, activity and medications into your ... ajor health complications (ndep.nih.gov 2011).The most important and beginning treatment for type 2 diabetes is nutrition and following a healthy diet and an exercise program. Maintaining a healthy di ...

(4 pages) 0 0 0.0 Nov/2012

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Diabetes:sweet desease

Sweet disease: DiabetesAndres Ramirez was born in Michoacán Mexico, a town just located in western Mexico th ... nd very funny. Most importantly he is a great man and he is also my dad.My dad has a disease called diabetes. Diabetes is a disease in which an individual has high blood sugar. Some of this problem is ... use some toxic outcomes. The strength and purpose of this paper is based on personal encounter with diabetes, and also with family with diabetes and friends who have been affected by it.Diabetes is no ...

(11 pages) 6 0 0.0 Feb/2013

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology