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Academic Skills Internet Source

Activity
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 search

b. reputable and scholarly internet site URL: https://www.webmd.com/default.htm

c. an inappropriate internet site URL: https://www.wikipedia.org/

d. Paraphrase the appropriate page or article: There’s many reason why your
blood sugar can high, for example when you skip your medication, eat too many grams
of carbohydrates for insulin you are taking, and become inactive less than usual.
There’s tons of symptoms you can get from increasing thirst to damaging your eyes,
blood vessels or kidneys. This can be treated by drinking more water, exercise more,
change of eating habits, and switching medication if they didn’t make any difference at
first. If you have Type 1 diabetes and you sugar is high check your urine for ketones. If
Type 2 diabetes and sugar is high make sure you don’t have any ketones in your urine.
You can prevent this by being more active, knowing your diets and checking your blood
sugar regularly.

e. APA cite the source: Dansinger, M. (2017, March). High Blood Sugar and
Diabetes. Retrieved from https://www.webmd.com/default.htm.

2. Common cause of heart disease

a. Search engine used: Google search

b. reputable and scholarly internet site URL: https://www.webmd.com/default.htm

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c. an inappropriate internet site URL: https://www.wikipedia.org/

d. Paraphrase the appropriate page or article: Cardiovascular disease affects the


structure or function of the heart by narrowing the arteries, Coronary artery, Congenital
heart, abnormal heart rhythms, Aorta and Marfan syndrome. Congenital heart disease
happens before birth one very 1,000 children get it. Symptoms at birth, during
childhood, and sometimes adulthood. Aorta and Marfan Syndrome while the Aorta
widens there’s a higher chance for you to get high blood pressure, Atherosclerosis,
genetic conditions such as Marfan and Turner syndrome, Connective tissue disorder,
scleroderma, osteogenesis imperfecta, and polycystic kidney disease.

e. APA cite the source: Steinbaum, S. R. (2017, July 25). Heart and
Cardiovascular Diseases. Retrieved from https://www.webmd.com/heart-
disease/guide/diseases-cardiovascular#3.

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

a. Search engine used: Google search

b. reputable and scholarly internet site URL: https://www.asme.org/engineering-


topics/articles/bioengineering/top-5-medical-technology-innovations

c. an inappropriate internet site URL: https://www.wikipedia.org/

d. Paraphrase the appropriate page or article: Checking your diabetes can be


painful but thanks to Philadelphia, PA for inventing the Needle-Free Diabetes Care. This
can stop people from getting infections from the spot they poke themselves with. With
this device you just put it over your skin and transdermal biosensor will read blood
through the skin without drawing blood. This device is an handheld electric-toothbrush-
like that will just removes the top layer skin cells to put the chemistry signal range to the

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patch-borne biosensor. The senor collects the readings per minute and will send the
information wirelessly to a remote monitor. This device can be life changing to many
people that are losing their eyesight.

e. APA cite the source: MacRae, M. (2013, March). Top 5 Medical Technology
Innovations. Retrieved from https://www.asme.org/engineering-
topics/articles/bioengineering/top-5-medical-technology-innovations.

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