Essays Tagged: "Urine"

DIABETES

se is caused by defective carbohydrate metabolism. It causes largeamounts of sugar in the blood and urine. It can damage the kidneys, heart, eyes, limbs,and endanger pregnancy. About five percent of t ... ype of diabetes most or all ofthis insulin is not made. So all the extra glucose is let out through urine. If untreated thistype could be fatal quickly. The body cannot get enough energy from tissue g ...

(1 pages) 97 0 3.5 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Excretion and Elimination of

ls with the nephron, which is the functional unit of the kidney. In the glomerulus the formation of urine begins with the passive filtration of plasma through the pores that are found in the glomerulu ... ed among the tissue. Their liphilic characterizations also means that there excretion in either the urine or bile will be in very small amounts, unless they are metabolized ito more polar compounds.On ...

(4 pages) 39 0 4.5 Jan/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The physical, sexual, and psycholgical effects of Female Gential Mutation.

can occur. After the mutilation is completed the women may encounter serious infections from their urine or menstrual cycle being retained in the wounds. Also, the use of the same instrument that wer ...

(2 pages) 67 1 3.9 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Should students who participate in extracurricular activities be subjected to random drug testing?

s public school officials (McCray 387). When the public school requires the mandatory collection of urine or other body specimens in drug testing programs, the Supreme Court has consistently held that ... andria, Virginia: National School Boards Association, 1988. 143 pages. ED 020 596.James, McCray M., Urine trouble! Extending constitutionality to mandatory suspicionless drug testing of students in ex ...

(6 pages) 88 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Dna impact on law.

s. A variety of sources like blood, seamen, tissues, chemically treated tissues, hair root, saliva, urine, and products of conception are all used for DNA testing. When a crime is committed, a crimina ...

(6 pages) 213 0 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

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.

cessive urination, a symptom the ancients noticed, and mellitus, from the Latin for honey--diabetic urine is filled with sugar and is sweet.There are three types of diabetes: type 1, type 2, and ge ...

(5 pages) 159 2 4.8 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Diabetes Types 1 and 2 thoroughly explained

cells respond poorly to insulin. In people with diabetes, glucose levels build up in the blood and urine. Diabetes mellitus differs from the less common Diabetes insipidus, which is caused by lack of ... Diabetes insipidus, 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 glu ...

(5 pages) 193 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Reflection Assignment 2 Following Johns Model of Structured Reflection

quit large and almost completely immobile. On inspection of the patient he was incontinent of both urine and faeces the staff nurse then talked with the patient explaining to him what had happened an ...

(6 pages) 318 0 2.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Diabetes

cessive urination, a symptom the ancients noticed, and mellitus, from the Latin for honey--diabetic urine is filled with sugar and is sweet. There are three types of diabetes: type 1, type 2, a ...

(5 pages) 245 1 3.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Lassa Fever an Epidemic

he process and is immediately treated.Etiology The mastomys rodents shed this virus in there urine and in their droppings. It is transmitted through touch or eating of objects that have been co ...

(4 pages) 23 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Born on the 4th of July by Ron Kovic.. Book report and personal view, also compares and contrasts the movie a bit

cessary for himand a lot of the other veterans. For hours they would lay in their own vomit, urine and feces with no one tocome and clean them up or help them get out of their mess. There were ...

(3 pages) 77 0 4.8 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Disease of the Endocrine system: Diabetes

ppropriately to the insulin that is produced. So glucose builds up in the blood, overflows into the urine, and passes out of the body. Thus, the body loses its main source of fuel even though the bloo ...

(3 pages) 129 1 4.5 Jun/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

CHILDHOOD ABUSE: CORPORAL PUNISHMENT

or others), painful body postures, use of electric shock, use of excessive drills, or prevention of urine or stool elimination.Physical punishment induced by parents is at most considered as a necessa ...

(3 pages) 86 0 4.3 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

DRUGTESTS

g tests? Removing a part of an employee's body for testing--even so insignificant a part as hair or urine--seems to contradict some of the nation's most revered protections of individual privacy. More ...

(6 pages) 220 1 4.9 Jul/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Notes on the structure, function, and processes involved in the human kidney

-Blood enters each kidney via renal artery and leaves each kidney via renal vein-Urine exists the kidney through a duct called the ureter and the uruters of both kidneys drain into ... Bowman's capsule surrounds the glomerulus-Kidney regulates the composition of the blood and produce urine-Filtration occurs as blood pressure forces water, urea, salts, and other small solutes from th ...

(1 pages) 37 0 5.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Archibald Garrod

es. Garrod investigated this ordeal in greater detail. In alkaptonuria the patients produced urine that contained mogentisic acid (alkapton). This substance oxidized rapidly when exposed to air ... tained mogentisic acid (alkapton). This substance oxidized rapidly when exposed to air, turning the urine black. In normal individuals, homogentisic acid is broken down into simpler substances. Garrod ...

(1 pages) 1661 0 5.0 May/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Penicillin

icillin every three hours. Since the Penicillin was in short supply, the doctors had to collect his urine and extract the Penicillin from it. After five days the patient's condition improved dramatica ...

(1 pages) 33 2 4.3 Apr/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Diabetes Report

fore generally result in the inability to absorb glucose hence, for example as a side-effect, sweet urine is produced. Throughout time, our knowledge of diabetes has improved as well as our diagnosis ... .Araetus of Cappadocia (81-138 AD) described diabetes as the "melting down of flesh and limbs into urine" . This conclusion was drawn from the weight loss that occurred in diabetic patients due to th ...

(6 pages) 57 0 4.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Dialogue Between Will McLean and Pat Conroy

aste.Will: Yeah I do have good taste, especially since I'm drinking something that might as well be urine. But then, nothing is better for drowning your problems than alcohol.Pat: You really need to d ...

(7 pages) 1595 0 3.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

The Endocrine System and its role in life: Summarized blood glucose, adrenaline rush and sex hormones

. This is what is needed for child birth. Antidiuretic Hormone helps the body contain less water in urine. This wastes less water inside our bodies. That was all part of the Posterior pituitary.Howeve ...

(3 pages) 34 0 0.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology