Bob, a 52 year old Hispanic male with type II diabetes mellitus. He sells insurance in Loveland, CO. Bob was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes as a result of blood tests that were performed due to a heart condition known as Atrial Fibrillation. At the time of diagnosis he weighed 320 pounds, he was 6’1’, with a BMI of 42.01. He was classified as level 3 obesity. He denies being excessively hungry or thirsty.
Your doctor will also usually screen for diabetes. If you recently had trauma or performed vigorous exercise, they may obtain a creatine phosphokinase (CPK). If you potassium is significantly elevated, you doctor will likely order an EKG (electrocardiogram) to evaluate the electrical activity of your heart. How is hyperkalemia
PURPOSE At the end of this presentation, the audience will be informed on how acupuncture works in treating diabetes. INTRODUCTION In normal body mechanism, consumed carbohydrates pass through stomach and enter blood stream to body’s fat and muscle cells. However sugar cannot enter these cells without the help from insulin ¬– a hormone allowing sugar to enter into mentioned body’s cells.
Also, PT is instructed to take in the morning with meals to coincide with body’s normal secretion of cortisol. PT is instructed to monitor blood sugar at home three times per day due to hyperglycemia. If hyperglycemia occurs, PT is instructed to see health care professional or diabetic specialist for the evaluation of diabetes. In addition, PT is instructed to avoid taking ethanol because it may increase gastric mucosal secretions. 2.
Describe how the hormones of the pancreas regulate the concentration of glucose in the blood (4 points). Insulin is used by the pancreas in response to when the body’s level of blood glucose is too high, and glucagon is inhibited. Insulin performs the job of taking glucose into the liver and helps store glucose as glycogen within the body. When the blood glucose level of the body gets to low the body will inhibit the secretion of insulin, so that glucagon can do its job.
Why do we need it? Medical term of sugar is glucose, which we get from food and our liver. To make it easier to understand, glucose it a fuel needed to produce an energythat helps body tissues to build up our muscles. There is number of risk factors of diabetes already known for society, such as: family history, genetics, age, geography.
The adrenals are known for making the hormone adrenaline but also, they make the corticosteroids which affect your metabolism and sexual function. The pancreas is part of the the digestive system and the endocrine system. It makes the hormones insulin and glucagon. These help ensure you have the right amount of sugar in your bloodstream and your cells. If you don 't make any insulin, which is the case for people with type one diabetes, your blood sugar levels can get dangerously high and if the body makes some insulin but not enough, that is type two diabetes.
Another illness that is mentioned in the book is diabetes. As Dr. Moalem describes it, “In diabetics, the process through which insulin helps the body use glucose is broken, and the sugar in the blood builds up to dangerously high levels.” The body either fails to produce enough insulin, or the body tissues become resistant to insulin, leading to high levels of glucose in the blood. The elevated levels of glucose build up in certain organs and the high glucose concentration in these organs can lead to serious complications, such as blindness, heart disease, stroke, vascular disease, nerve damage, and kidney damage. Some of the symptoms include fatigue, thirst, hunger, blurry vision, and the frequent need to urinate.
11.3.Glucagon Glucagon is a hormone produced by the alpha cells of the pancreas. Glucagon possesses adverse effects of insulin. So in regulating the blood glucose level, the pancreas produces both insulin and glucagon. This hormone is produced after the meal and during your sleep time. It is the glucagon that helps the liver to break down the food you eat to manufacture glucose.
The disorder is typically treated by prescribing higher doses of vitamin D supplements to the patient. It is also recommended to ingest more calcium, most often in the form of milk, and spending more time in the sun. Having a diet filled with vitamin D and calcium is key to preventing osteomalacia. Osteomalacia is present around the world, but happens most commonly where dietary deficiencies are common. This would include poor areas in the world.
Diabetes is the term used for abnormally high blood glucose levels. When food is consumed the body breaks down the sugars and starches you eat into a simple sugar called glucose, which it uses for energy. Insulin is a hormone that the body needs to get glucose from the bloodstream into the cells of the body. There are two specific types of diabetes, Type 1 and Type 2. Type 1 diabetes is usually diagnosed in children and young adults, and was previously known as juvenile diabetes.
Did you know that one type of diabetes is much worse than the other? Type 1 diabetes causes your pancreas to stop making insulin, and insulin is needed to survive. Type 2 diabetes causes your body to become resistant to insulin. Diabetes is a serious disease that needs to be addressed by everyone. Making healthy food decisions and exercising can help lower the chance of getting type two diabetes or help people control it.
Tool boxes-The equipment to test the blood regularly to know the volume of sugar in blood. 4. Hospitals- Place to visit by the patients and doctors 5. Exercise/gym equipment- Place to do exercise and gym Outputs: 1.
Before getting into the takeaways from the book we need some definitions and to shed some perspective on how dire the diabetes problem is. So, what is diabetes? The short answer is it’s when your blood glucose or sugar is too high. How it works is when you eat food your body breaks it down into sugars that enter your bloodstream to be distributed throughout your body for energy, when this happens your pancreas releases a hormone called insulin to transport those sugars to the