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Diabetes

(Science: disease) (gr. Diabetes a syphon, from dia through _ bainein to go) a general term referring to disorders characterised by excessive urine excretion (polyuria), as in diabetes mellitus and diabetes insipidus. When used alone, the term refers to diabetes mellitus. Any of several metabolic disorders marked by excessive urination and persistent thirst.The are two types of diabetes. Diabetes mellitus involves irregular blood sugar concentration, where a lack of insulin results in excess sugar in the bloodstream and urine, due to the fact that it is not being stored as glycogen where it can be used on-demand. The other type of diabetes, diabetes insipidus, results in excess urine being excreted by the sufferer.


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improved glucose tolerance in non obese type 2 diabetic rats

NIH Research on rat models. Early improvement of glucose tolerance after ileal transposition in a non-obese type 2 diabetes rat model. Surgical operations which shorten the intestinal tract between the stomach and the terminal ileum result in an early improvement in type 2 diabetes, ...

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by rmorrison
Wed Mar 19, 2014 6:53 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: improved glucose tolerance in non obese type 2 diabetic rats
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by snowathlete
Fri Dec 13, 2013 2:08 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: What do you think these are, in my blood?
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heart failure

... An overactive thyroid gland (increases the metabolic demand by the tissues.) c. Stenosis of the mitral valve (causes damage to heart muscle.) d. Diabetes (is associated with weight gain ) e. Calcification of the tricuspid valve (reduces the left cardiac output. ) shunts unoxygenated blood directly ...

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by zak
Fri Nov 22, 2013 6:44 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: heart failure
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what causes us to breathe

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by zak
Thu Nov 21, 2013 10:20 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: what causes us to breathe
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Gluconeogenesis

... molecules of ATP and 2 molecules of GTP. Gluconeogenesis is often associated with ketosis. Gluconeogenesis is also a target of therapy for type II diabetes, such as metformin, which inhibits glucose formation and stimulates glucose uptake by cells.

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by snowfall
Thu May 30, 2013 5:24 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Gluconeogenesis
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