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Diabetes

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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Re: sugar consumption and weight gain

... need to be careful with sugars. It is true that white bread, pasta, potatoes and rice can also raise blood glucose quickly. Sugar is allowed in diabetes, though.

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by boron
Sat Sep 06, 2014 2:02 pm
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: sugar consumption and weight gain
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sugar consumption and weight gain

... into glucose and fructose by digestive system and they enter into the glycolysis same as in the case of other carbohydrates(eg. starch). Why diabetes people avoiding table sugar? Eating table sugar is same as eating starchy food, they all have common end (will enter into glycolysis pathway) ...

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by josem
Thu Sep 04, 2014 9:14 pm
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: sugar consumption and weight gain
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Views: 112

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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Re: Re:

... contaminated, you still have a chance to get one or two good ones. I did it with a new needle prick pen that my dad gave me (he uses them for his diabetes). I wiped the skin with a 70% alcohol wipe first and I uses 3 different locations (but I don't know which photos are from which slides - they ...

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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
Replies: 2
Views: 1856
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