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Internet Source
Research each topic using the internet and complete each question.

1. Common pharmaceutical treatment for high blood sugar

a. Search engine used: google chrome

b. reputable and scholarly internet site URL


ttps://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/type-2-diabetes/diagnosis-
treatment/drc-20351199

c. an inappropriate internet site URL


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diabetes_management

d. Paraphrase the appropriate page or article


Some people who have type 2 diabetes can achieve their target blood sugar
levels with diet and exercise alone, but many also need diabetes medications or insulin
therapy. The decision about which medications are best depends on many factors,
including your blood sugar level and any other health problems you have. Your doctor
might even combine drugs from different classes to help you control your blood sugar in
several different ways.

nsulin glulisine (Apidra)


Insulin lispro (Humalog)
Insulin aspart (Novolog)
Insulin glargine (Lantus)
Insulin detemir (Levemir)
Insulin isophane (Humulin N, Novolin N)

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e. APA cite the source

(“Mayo clinic staff”, 1998-2018). Type 2 diabetes. https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-


conditions/type-2-diabetes/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20351199

2. Common cause of heart disease

a. Search engine used: google chrome

b. reputable and scholarly internet site URL

https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/heart-disease/symptoms-causes/syc-
20353118

c. an inappropriate internet site URL


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cardiovascular_disease

d. Paraphrase the appropriate page or article

Cardiovascular disease symptoms may be different for men and women. For
instance, men are more likely to have chest pain; women are more likely to have other
symptoms along with chest discomfort, such as shortness of breath, nausea and
extreme fatigue.
Chest pain, chest tightness, chest pressure and chest discomfort (angina)
Shortness of breath
Pain, numbness, weakness or coldness in your legs or arms if the blood vessels
in those parts of your body are narrowed
Pain in the neck, jaw, throat, upper abdomen or back

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e. APA cite the source (“Mayo clinic staff”, 1998-2018). Heart


diseasehttps://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/heart-disease/symptoms-
causes/syc-20353118

3. New industry technology (based upon your program, select a new technology, e.g.
lasers for tooth decay)

a. Search engine used: google chrome

b. reputable and scholarly internet site URL


https://www.colgateprofessional.com/patient-education/articles/new-technologies-find-
tooth-decay-early

c. an inappropriate internet site URL


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dental_laser

d. Paraphrase the appropriate page or article

That's because your dentist often can find early changes in your teeth that
happen before a cavity develops. At first, the tooth structure softens. Sometime, a white
spot appears. dentist find these early changes in your teeth that could lead to cavities?
The traditional ways are to use X-rays or to examine your teeth and use an explorer, a
metal tool that ends in a point. If the explorer "sticks" in a tooth, there may be early
damage to the tooth structure.

e. APA cite the source


Colgate-Palmolive Company. 2018 Newer Technologies Find Tooth Decay Early
https://www.colgateprofessional.com/patient-education/articles/new-technologies-find-
tooth-decay-early,

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