appendix F HCA-240 - without insulin the body has little to...

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Axia College Material Appendix F Type I and Type II Diabetes What are the differences between Type I and Type II diabetes? By completing this chart, you will create an easy-to-read reference that will help you understand how the two forms of diabetes mellitus differ. Use Ch. 13 of the text in addition to the American Diabetes Association (ADA) Web site at http://www.diabetes.org/about-diabetes.jsp to find details about the two types of diabetes. Diabetes Mellitus Matrix Form of Diabetes Age of Onset Defects in Insulin & Effects on Glucose Metabolism Risk Factors Type I: Insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (IDDM) Before the age of 30 The body does not produce insulin, insulin is needed to convert glucose into energy,
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Unformatted text preview: without insulin the body has little to no energy feeling tired and lethargic Poor diet, History, Race, age before 30, Good over-all body health & hygiene Radioactive iodine, medication, surgery Type II: Noninsulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (NIDDM) After the age of 45 Either the body does not produce enough insulin or the cells do not respond to the insulin, again leaving the body with little to no energy, feeling tired and lethargic Obesity, in-active, poor diet , high blood pressure, history, age over 45 Maintaining a healthy diet with exercise & seeing a doctor on a regular basis for check ups Treatment is also a healthy diet, with hypoglycemic medications, & exercise HCA 240...
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This note was uploaded on 10/11/2010 for the course HCA 240 240 taught by Professor Stone,g during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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