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Diabetes1_2010_1_ - Diabetes Nutrition116A October22,25,29...

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Diabetes Nutrition 116A  October 22, 25, 29 2010
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Application of Prior Knowledge We are  not  reviewing things that you had in  other classes Example: we assume that you should know  how to convert glucose mg/liter to glucose  mmol/liter. We will not answer questions  about this. Bring calculator to the exams
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Diabetes Overview What is Diabetes? What are the types of Diabetes? Prevalence of Diabetes Description of diabetes pathology Diabetes diagnosis Complications of diabetes
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Diabetes Mellitus group  of diseases characterized by high levels of blood  glucose resulting from defects in insulin production, insulin  action, or both 23 million in US (8% of population) estimated 14.6 million diagnosed, 5.5  million don’t know that they have the  disease Leading cause of death and disability Costs more than  $130 Billion  per  year Complications : - Stroke - Heart attack - Kidney disease - Eye Disease - Nerve Damage
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