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Diabetes

Diabetes

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The contents of this presentation is part of my notes in Medical-Surgical Nursing. Since there is considerable progress in the field of Medicine/Nursing, there maybe interventions, drugs of choice, and other related factors that are still incorporated in this presentation, but is not actually used today. Feel free to view or download my notes and edit them according to your knowledge or according to the considerable changes today. Thanks!
The contents of this presentation is part of my notes in Medical-Surgical Nursing. Since there is considerable progress in the field of Medicine/Nursing, there maybe interventions, drugs of choice, and other related factors that are still incorporated in this presentation, but is not actually used today. Feel free to view or download my notes and edit them according to your knowledge or according to the considerable changes today. Thanks!

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Published by: KoRnflakes on Apr 23, 2009
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DIABETESDIABETES
 
DIABETESDIABETES
is a group of metabolic diseasesis a group of metabolic diseasescharacterized by elevated ocharacterized by elevated of glucose in the bloodglucose in the blood(hypergltcemia) resulting from(hypergltcemia) resulting fromdefects in insulin and insulindefects in insulin and insulinaction. Major sources of thisaction. Major sources of thisglucose are absorption oglucose are absorption of ingested food in gastrointestinalingested food in gastrointestinaltract and formation of glucose bytract and formation of glucose bythe liver from food substance.the liver from food substance.
 
Insulin a hormone produced byInsulin a hormone produced bythe pancreas, controls the levelthe pancreas, controls the levelof glucose in the blood byof glucose in the blood byregulating the production andregulating the production andstorage of glucosestorage of glucose

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