a 68 year old women with hypertension and diabetes

a 68 year old women with hypertension and diabetes Can you have both diabetes and hypertension? Hypertension, or high blood pressure, often occurs alongside diabetes mellitus, including type 1, type 2, and gestational diabetes, and studies show there may be links between them. Hypertension and type 2 diabetes are both aspects of metabolic syndrome, a … Read more

a characteristic of type 2 diabetes mellitus is that quizlet

a characteristic of type 2 diabetes mellitus is that quizlet Which of the following is a characteristic of diabetes mellitus? Diabetes mellitus is a disorder in which the body does not produce enough or respond normally to insulin, causing blood sugar (glucose) levels to be abnormally high. Urination and thirst are increased, and people may … Read more

a diabetic life before and after the insulin era

a diabetic life before and after the insulin era What was the survival rate of diabetes before insulin? Insulin, discovered in 1921 by the legendary Banting, Best and MacLeod collaboration, is nothing short of a miracle. Worldwide, it has saved thousands of patients from certain death. Before the discovery of insulin, diabetics were doomed. Even … Read more

a 12-year-old boy is newly diagnosed with diabetes

a 12-year-old boy is newly diagnosed with diabetes How do you explain diabetes to a 12 year old? Be positive. Emphasize that together you can get diabetes under control. Avoid using terms like “cheating” and “being bad” if your child veers from the diabetes management plan. Instead, help your child understand how eating and exercise … Read more

a 75 year old man with type 1 diabetes

a 75 year old man with type 1 diabetes How long can a man live with type 1 diabetes? However, there is good news – people with type 1 diabetes have been known to live for as long as over 85 years with the condition. As noted above, recent studies into life expectancy are showing … Read more

is a common drug used to treat non-insulin-dependent diabetes-

is a common drug used to treat non-insulin-dependent diabetes- Which classes of non insulin medications could be effective in treating Type 1 diabetes? Based on this review, noninsulin pharmacological therapies can be divided into following classes: (1) Insulin-sensitizing agents (biguanides and thiazolidinediones), (2) gastrointestinal nutrient absorption modulators (α-Glucosidase inhibitors and amylin), (3) immunotherapeutic agents, (4) … Read more

a deficiency of what gland causes diabetes insipidus

a deficiency of what gland causes diabetes insipidus What causes ADH deficiency? ADH deficiency Too little ADH in your blood may be caused by compulsive water drinking or low blood serum osmolality, which is the concentration of particles in your blood. A rare water metabolism disorder called central diabetes insipidus is sometimes the cause of … Read more

a diabetic diet to help one not lose weight

a diabetic diet to help one not lose weight Can you be diabetic without weight loss? You don’t have to be overweight or obese to get type 2 diabetes. In fact, you can have high blood sugar even if you look thin. Around 10% to 15% of people with type 2 diabetes are at a … Read more

a diabetes restaurant

a diabetes restaurant Can diabetics eat fast food? Fast foods are not the best option for people with diabetes, as they offer a number of foods high in sugar, salt, and fat. Even healthier options are often still highly processed. People should check their blood sugar 2 hours after a fast food meal to see … Read more

a brief history of diabetes

a brief history of diabetes Who first described diabetes? Johann Peter Frank is credited with distinguishing diabetes mellitus and diabetes insipidus in 1794. In regard to diabetes mellitus, Joseph von Mering and Oskar Minkowski are commonly credited with the formal discovery (1889) of a role for the pancreas in causing the condition. How did they … Read more