Essays Tagged: "kidneys"

Diabetes Mellitus

on people, of whom about half remain undiagnosed. Diabetes mellitus can eventually damage the eyes, kidneys, heart, and limbs, and can endanger pregnancy. Proper treatment, however, can minimize these ...

(3 pages) 162 0 4.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

This essay is about Renal Autotransplantation and the affects it can have on a human body.

ey remove the kidney but replace it in a totally different area. In Kim's place she had both of her kidneys placed in the front side of her body underneath her ovaries. With this disease there is a lo ... lpless. Kim also ended up having to quit her job before they considered auto transplantation of her kidneys. The emotional strain on her and her social life became a very depressing one due to the fac ...

(5 pages) 74 0 3.0 Mar/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases


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 the United States populati ...

(1 pages) 97 0 3.5 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Flannery O'Connor

s chronic disease is known to affect different parts of the body, including skin, joints, blood and kidneys. The disease lowers the body's immune system, and this allows unhealthy bacteria into the bo ...

(7 pages) 209 2 4.8 May/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

The Kidney

Written for a science honors project Informative, comprehensiveKidneysIn vertebrates, kidneys are the two major organs of excretion. Excess water, toxic waste prod ... toxic waste products of metabolism such as urea, uric acid, and inorganic salts are disposed of by kidneys in the form of urine. Kidneys are also largely responsible for maintaining the water balance ... are also largely responsible for maintaining the water balance of the body and the pH of the blood. Kidneys play important roles in other bodily functions, such as releasing the erythropoietin protein ...

(2 pages) 51 0 4.0 Apr/1995

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Drugs offences in Canada

it could lead to dependency, loss of control, anxiety, loss of appetite, disturbed sleep, damage to kidneys or other organs, heart attacks, and other symptoms. Drugs can also lead to crime in order to ...

(3 pages) 45 1 2.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

personal interest topic: hypertension

toms unless it is severely high. High blood pressure can damage your arteries, heart, eyesight, and kidneys ( have chosen hypertension as my personal interest topic because I was recen ...

(1 pages) 108 3 3.8 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Tennesse Williams' plays were influenced by the experiences in his life.

was struck by two serious illnesses, Diphtheria and then Bright's disease, which left him with weak kidneys and paralyzed legs (Leverich 42). Tennessee's illness led him to the characterization of his ...

(5 pages) 62 0 0.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Computed Tomography Imaging.

roves the visibility of structures within the body and filtered out of the bloodstream naturally by kidneys and the liver.CT scans are performed to analyse the internal structures of various parts of ...

(8 pages) 137 0 3.9 Jul/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

This essay describes a student nurse's experience of caring for someone in I.T.U. and the Law, Ethics and Therapeutic Use of Self issues related to this experience.

ia. The infection spread from his lungs to contaminate his blood causing sepsis, which poisoned the kidneys and lead to renal failure. In addition to this Mr Jones may have possible brain damage due t ...

(8 pages) 568 0 4.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

To Clone or Not to Clone.

ancer victim who could use their DNA to clone spare body parts such as; the liver, pancreas, lungs, kidneys, and bone marrow." Some religious officials argue that human cloning, or any cloning, is une ...

(2 pages) 101 2 4.6 Sep/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Everything about Kidney's.

Inside the body the main organs that excrete nitrogen wastes are the kidneys. When something goes wrong inside the kidney your body may be in risk of a many very serious ... ly be treated quickly and easily.Peritoneal dialysis is another procedure that replaces the work of kidneys. It removes extra water, wastes, and chemicals from your body. This type of dialysis uses th ... m another person into someone's body. This one new kidney does all the work that another two failed kidneys could not do. A surgeon places the new kidney inside a body between the upper thigh and abdo ...

(6 pages) 90 1 3.7 Sep/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Definitions in biology.

an antigen, as from vaccination or exposure to an infectious disease.Adrenal: 1.At, near, or on the kidneys.2. 2 Of or relating to the adrenal glands or their secretions.Aids: A severe immunological d ...

(13 pages) 100 0 4.3 Sep/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

This provides examples of writing a lede and descriptive piece for publication.

on his pancreas, which resulted in renal kidney failure. The medication for the cist shut down his kidneys, resulted in a six-month hospital stay, rehab for strength and walking, and a lot of mental ...

(2 pages) 25 0 0.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Type One Diabetes and Its Effects.

reeding but the information is researched and provenType one diabetes is a disease that affects the kidneys ability to produce insulin. Many illnesses, physical, and mental, can arise for those with t ...

(4 pages) 103 0 3.4 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Diabetes Types 1 and 2 thoroughly explained

glucose builds up in the blood because it cannot enter the cells. When the blood passes through the kidneys, organs that remove blood impurities, the kidneys cannot absorb all of the excess glucose. T ...

(5 pages) 193 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

A dercription of Gout how it can be treated, what causes it, and who is affected by it,

ss can be caused by an increase in production of the body, by under-elimination of uric acid by the kidneys or by an increased intake of foods, which contain purines, which are metabolised to uric aci ... who have had multiple gout attacks or developed tophi or kidney stones. Several drugs that help the kidneys eliminate uric acid are available, such as probenecid, and a drug that blocks production of ...

(2 pages) 50 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

The importance of the manganese in the human body

contains approximately ten milligrams of manganese, most of which is found in the liver, bones and kidneys. In addition, this trace element is a cofactor for a number of important enzymes, including ...

(1 pages) 23 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Determining a childs sex

elopment, there is no sign of gonads. By the fifth week, genital ridges have begun to form near the kidneys. These ridges (gonads) will transform into either ovaries or testes. Until the seventh week, ...

(2 pages) 28 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Organ Transplantation. This essay deals with what organ transplantation is, what can be transplanted, how it is, etc.

from a 'donor' and given to a 'recipient.'What can be transplanted?Major organs such as the heart, kidneys, liver and lungs can be transplanted. Tissues such as skin, bone, heart valves and connectiv ...

(3 pages) 102 0 3.4 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology