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Assignment%2005_table - BMS 302 Honors Experiment#5 Spring...

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BMS 302 Honors Name_________________________________ Experiment #5 Group # _________ Spring 2008 Vander text: pages 115, 620-628,628-630, 733 Case Study A 12-year-old boy presents to the emergency department with complaints of weight loss, fatigue, polydipsia, polyphagia, and polyuria. The patient has no medical problems but has many family members with diabetes and hypertension. On examination, the patient, a thin ill-appearing male in no acute distress with normal vital signs. His examination is unremarkable. A urinalysis reveals glucosuria and a marked elevated fasting blood sugar (hyperglycemia). The patient is diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes mellitus (insulin- dependent), and is advised by the physician to start insulin therapy. The patient's parents ask whether oral agents such as sulfonylurea tablets can be used instead of insulin. Q1. Define: [4 points] A1a: Polydipsia: A1b: Polyphagia A1a: Polyuria A1a: Glucosuria Q2. What is the meaning of the Greek root for the term diabetes? What is meaning of the
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  • Spring '08
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  • Coma, Polyphagia Polyuria Glucosuria, elevated glycosylated hemoglobin, elevated fasting blood, 12-year-old boy presents

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