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Insulin dependent diabetes

Insulin dependent diabetes

a form of diabetes that requires the daily injection of the hormone insulin to maintain normal body chemistry. Avoidance of insulin in these patients will result in a severe metabolic derangement known as diabetic ketoacidosis.

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Human artifical selection

... something as mundane as bad eyesight or type I diabetes, among many other fairly common conditions. ... and machinery: we become more and more dependent on medical and biotechnological inventions ... in order to administrate certain drugs (like insulin) or maybe vaccines, immunotherapy or monoclonal ...

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by biohazard
Wed Jun 24, 2009 11:35 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Human artifical selection
Replies: 3
Views: 5928

Re: Homeostasis.

... to help people's quality of life. Eg. Diabetes insipidus and diabetes melitus. Genetic engineering has helped to obtain pure insulin for insulin dependent diabetics. Looking into genetherapy for genetically ...

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by favorina
Fri Jan 30, 2009 8:14 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Homeostasis.
Replies: 9
Views: 40009


... some examples 3. How is it possible that non insulin dependent diabetes occurs after 30 years? It is supposedly a recessive autosomal ...

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by prateeiik
Tue Jan 20, 2009 8:23 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Questions
Replies: 3
Views: 2287

Linkage disequilibrium

... a phenotypic trait, say a disease like type II diabetes (or non-insulin dependent diabetes). If the genetic marker and the phenotypic marker ...

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by weesper
Sat May 05, 2007 9:13 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Linkage disequilibrium
Replies: 1
Views: 1353


... you should know that there are two kinds of diabetes, which is insulin-dependent and insulin-independent. We stopped splitting diabetes ...

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by Revenged
Sun Mar 11, 2007 11:54 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: diabetes
Replies: 5
Views: 3822
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