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For this assignment, complete this chart to create an easy-to-read reference that will help you understand how the two forms of diabetes mellitusdiffer. Maintaining proper levels of insulin is critical for diabetes patients. The means by which insulin can be regulated depends upon which type of diabetes a patient has.
the chart with a 25- to 50-word response for each box.
Form of diabetesAge of onsetDefects in insulin and effectson glucose metabolismRisk factorsPrevention and treatmentType I: Insulin-dependentdiabetes mellitus
Usuallyprior toage 30
Insulin deficiency –insulin isthe hormone responsible for keeping the glucose level inthe blood stream. Our bodies produce energy through themetabolism. If the pancreasdoes not produce insulin noenergy is being renewed thatis necessary for life.Genetics and exposure tocertain viruses, family historyand major discovery location.Finland and Sardinia have thehighest incidence of type 1diabetes — about two tothree times higher than ratesin the United States and 400times that of people living inVenezuela. (2011 MayoFoundation for MedicalEducation and Research)Prevention is unknown at thistime but a well balanced dietand exercise is alwaysencouraged. Managed butcurable once you have type 1diabetes it’s with you for life.Taking the recommendeddose and keeping an idealweight
Type II: Noninsulin-dependent diabetesmellitus
Insulin resistant the bodyresists glucose the main formof energy. Instead of movinginto your cells, sugar buildsup in your bloodstream. This Not all reasons are knowwhat causes type 2 diabeteshowever obesity, lack of exercise, family history, race,and age are proven toA healthy lifestyle may helpward off diabetes. A healthylifestyle would include dietand exercise. Shedding anyextra weight. Treatment for