09sept18 - NS1150 Sept 18th, 09 Lecture 9: Diabetes Dave's...

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NS1150 Sept 18 th , 09 Lecture 9: Diabetes Dave’s Dietary Delusions - Instant Hand Sanitizer: 99.99% killed; but this does not mean it kills all these bacteria on  hand. That is on a petri dish Blood glucose level - 140: if sugar intake. 80 in the morning.  - The problem is Diabetes. In the morning the level is 100 which is high. The higher peak  (the glucose stays in the blood stream for longer period of time).  - Trends in Diabetes.  o More people with diabetes with coming years. (0-44) o Much more increase with people of 45 – 64. Incidences of diabetes are climbing o Diabetes increases with age and time.  o People of 65-74 years higher diabetes rate.  o Females are a little better off than male but very similar.  o There is racial difference. Blacks have far higher diabetic rates than whites but  Hispanics are similar to blacks. (this is called health disparity) o Asians (our own problem)  Diabetes ~ Body Weight (weight of which diabetes appears is lower) Diabetes expresses itself at lower body weight Diabetes.  This is insulin system working not too well. This is when blood glucose level gets too  high. Body actually reacts by taking out glucose thru kidney.  - Physicians in old times smelt or tasted the piss. -
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This note was uploaded on 10/21/2009 for the course NS 1150 taught by Professor Levitsky during the Fall '05 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

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