Causes of Diabetes Diabetes is a group of diseases that is marked by high levels of glucose, or sugar, in the blood. The increased amount sugar in the blood is a result of either defects in the production of insulin or the way in which insulin is used by the body. Complications from diabetes can result in further medical conditions that make it even more difficult to treat the diabetes, such as kidney failure, peripheral vascular disease or heart disease. Type 1 diabetes is the result of a lack of insulin production because of the destruction of beta cells in the pancreas. These beta cells are responsible for the production of insulin that regulates blood glucose.
Townsend Harris High School Maryum Begum Band 4: Anatomy & Physiology 12/16/15 Diabetes Type I Type I diabetes is a chronic disease in which the pancreas is unable to produce enough insulin to regulate blood sugar levels. This means that an individual who has type I diabetes cannot produce their own insulin. Insulin is essential for the body to break down the sugar, glucose, to convert it to energy. With the lack of insulin, this sugar is not broken down and results in further health problems. Therefore, individuals who have this disease need outside help in order for them to be able to regulate their blood sugar levels.
What is diabetes? I’m pretty sure that most of you at least once have heard about this disease, but probably not all of you are familiar to what it really is, how it’s caused and how it can damage human’s health. Diabetes is a chronic condition in which the pancreas produces little or no insulin.Insulin itself is a hormone needed to allow glucose to enter body cells for energy production.Diabetes can be divided in two types. Type 1 diabetes is known as insulin-dependent diabetes. It happens when your immune system destroys beta cells which are needed to produce insulin.
With the support of insulin, glucose is stored in the liver, muscles, and fat cells. In a diabetic person, the procedure between insulin and glucose is broken. This causes the sugar level in the body to rise to dangerous levels. Diabetes affects the heart, eyes, kidneys, nerves, and skin. If unchecked, diabetes will lead to dehydration, coma, and even death.
Diabetes is a long-term disease that cause high blood sugar levels. I Have chosen this disease becuase my father has this disease so I am a little familiar with it. Below I will explain to you the two types of diabetes, healthful behaviors you can do to avoid diabetes and possible treatments for the disease. Diabetes have no symptoms but they do come in two types. Type 1 diabetes can go unnoticed but is less likely to do so.
Type 2 Diabetes Prevention Many complications can arise with Type 2 Diabetes. The question we must ask ourselves is whither there is a possibility of preventing these complications and Type 2 Diabetes before it occurs. Moreover type 2 diabetes is a considerable reason for untimely mortality and distress, because of cardiovascular, renal, ophthalmic, and neurological disorders (The Diabetes Prevention Program, 1999). In spite of the fact that treatment of type 2 diabetes can enhance hyperglycemia, standardization of glycemia and glycohemoglobin is hardly accomplished or managed (The Diabetes Prevention Program, 1999). The purpose of this paper is to discuss the problem statement, purpose and research questions, literature review and conceptual
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. In a person with diabetes, insulin produce by pancrease is not enough or body cells did not respond to insulin causing sugar concentration in the blood elevated. Overtime, it will lead to diabetes.
Diabetes adds to this stress because residents voiced that the out of control sugar levels made them more stressed. Individual emotional and physical choices play a crucial role in health and even more so in lower socio-economic neighborhoods. The biological level in terms of diabetes would be the genetic influence Cockerham (2013) addressed. The biological element at play is the TCF7L2 variant gene. This gene increases the diabetes risk but depends on heredity.
The cause of spina bifida is still a mystery. Scientist say that there are many reasons for this birth defect. Genetic nutritional, environmental factors, lack of folic acid and taking new medications are all known causes. Valproate and carbamazepine are 2 types of medication that cause spina bifida. Obesity and diabetes due to excess glucose in the blood messing with the baby’s development are some more causes.