Essays Tagged: "Diabetes mellitus type 1"

Diabetes Mellitus

Diabetes Mellitus, disease caused by defective carbohydrate metabolism and characterized by abnormal ... bohydrate metabolism and characterized by abnormally large amounts of sugar in the blood and urine. Diabetes mellitus affects approximately five percent of the United States population, about 10-12 mi ... of the United States population, about 10-12 million people, of whom about half remain undiagnosed. Diabetes mellitus can eventually damage the eyes, kidneys, heart, and limbs, and can endanger pregna ...

(3 pages) 162 0 4.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Diabetes: All about the desease, its causes, effects, treatments, and possible future treatments.

DiabetesMugs BlankMay 22, 2001Biology4th Quarter Report�Diabetes, a life long disease for whi ... eam. This causes the excessive thirst, urination, and hunger, which are the most common symptoms of diabetes. The excess sugar remains in the blood and is then removed by the kidneys. This disease occ ... s then removed by the kidneys. This disease occurs in several forms, but the most common are Type I Diabetes or Juvenile Onset Diabetes or Insulin-Dependent Diabetes Mellitus (IDDM), Type II or Non In ...

(11 pages) 680 4 4.5 Mar/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

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

Diabetes

none noneDiabetesDiabetes is a disease in which your body is unable to properly use and store glucose. Glucos ... the bloodstream causing your blood glucose or 'sugar' to rise too high.There are two major types of diabetes, Type I and Type II. In Type I diabetes, your body completely stops producing any insulin, ... ny insulin, a hormone that lets your body use glucose found in foods for energy. People with Type I diabetes must take daily insulin injections to survive. This form of diabetes usually develops in ch ...

(3 pages) 161 1 3.7 Feb/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Diabetes - an overview

ContentsIntroductionOverview of Diabetes Type IWhat is diabetes type IHealth implications of diabetes type IPhysical ActivityWhat is ... tivityWhat is physical activity?Why do we need physical activity in our lives?Physical Activity and Diabetes (Epidemiology)ConclusionBibliographyIntroductionFor our seminar topic "physical activity an ... r seminar topic "physical activity and disease" we chose diabetes as the focus of ourresearch.Since diabetes is such a complex disease with many different forms, we decided to focus ondiabetes type I. ...

(6 pages) 219 0 4.6 Oct/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

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

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

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

Diabetes mellitus: what it is and what to eat.

"h QUESTION 1: WHAT IS THE DISEASE?There are two types of diabetes:"h Type 1 - insulin dependent diabetes mellitus (IDDM)"h Type 2 - non-insulin dependent dia ... creating a high level of glucose in the blood and a low level of glucose absorption by the tissues.Diabetes mellitus is generally divided into two categories:type I called insulin-dependent or juveni ... ategories:type I called insulin-dependent or juvenile diabetes andtype II in which the onset of the diabetes occurs over time, during adulthood."h QUESTION 2: WHAT CAUSES THE DISEASE?The cause of diab ...

(2 pages) 95 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Diabetes

Diabetes is a disease that many people have. With the proper treatment diabetes can be dealt with. J ... le have. With the proper treatment diabetes can be dealt with. Juvenile onset diabetes is a form of diabetes that only occurs in children.With the disease called juvenile onset diabetes or type I diab ... glucose can damage nerves causing the patient numbness and tingling (WebMDHealth). The symptoms of diabetes are excessive thirst, increased urination, weight loss, increased appetite, nausea, vomitin ...

(4 pages) 124 1 4.2 Mar/2005

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 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) 709 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

Diabetes

Diabetes is a circumstance in which a break down occurs in the metabolism of the food into power for ... is a serious disorder that effects millions and millions of people each year. The chief feature of diabetes is the lack of insulin. Diabetes is one of the oldest diseases known to this date. Since th ... n to this date. Since the Ancient days, scientist have made many medical discovers that helps treat diabetes.(Dolger and Seeman 14).There are two forms of diabetes, Type 1 and Type 2. A person with Ty ...

(7 pages) 59 0 1.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Discovery of Insulin by Banting and Best - Presentation (script and ppt. uploaded)

insulin, bringing new hope to diabetics the world over.Slide 2:"So to begin, let's talk first about Diabetes. Does anyone have or know someone who has Diabetes? What do you know about Diabetes?"Slide ... led by naturally produced insulin, adjusting as necessary to the consumption of or absence of food. Diabetes is caused by the lack of insulin production, insufficient insulin production, or the body's ...

(6 pages) 16 0 3.0 Jul/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Diabetes

First I will tell you what diabetes is. Diabetes is when your pancreas does not produce enough insulin to feed your cell, so if ... ss or disease. There is a lot of doubts to this. For example it states "In addition to multis, some diabetes supplements focus on just one or two nutrients know to help control blood sugar(page 7). Ma ... support groups that help with this. "A few of them, such as Multi-betic, alpha- betic, nature made diabetes health Pac and prevention diabetic support, are basically multivitamin/mineral supplements ...

(6 pages) 52 0 5.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

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: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