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Type 1 diabetes

type 1 diabetes

(Science: endocrinology) Also referred to as juvenile onset diabetes. Underlying cause is likely genetic. Usually treated with daily insulin dosing. Insulin is necessary for the body to properly utilise glucose. Without insulin, glucose accumulates in the bloodstream.

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improved glucose tolerance in non obese type 2 diabetic rats

... 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 ...

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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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... with ketosis. Gluconeogenesis is also a target of therapy for type II diabetes, such as metformin, which inhibits glucose formation and stimulates glucose uptake ...

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by snowfall
Thu May 30, 2013 5:24 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Gluconeogenesis
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Genetic testing: reliability, accuracy, experience?

... Also, it is worth mentioning that, for example, a gene "for" type I diabetes still only increases your risk to get diabetes, and even with one of the risk alleles ...

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by biohazard
Mon Apr 15, 2013 8:55 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Genetic testing: reliability, accuracy, experience?
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Blood Glucose Levels

The question depicts a classical case of the onset of type I diabetes mellitus. That means that due to the loss of insulin-producing pancreatic beta cells because ...

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by biohazard
Thu Jun 07, 2012 7:22 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Blood Glucose Levels
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Views: 5570


... urination Excessive thirst and increased urination are classic diabetes signs and symptoms.When you have diabetes, excess sugar (glucose) ... effect is potentially rapid weight loss, especially if you have type 1 diabetes. 3-Blurred vision Diabetes symptoms sometimes involve your ...

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by einfopedia
Tue Apr 03, 2012 8:31 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Diabetes
Replies: 5
Views: 4287
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