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Diabetics Diabetics Lyndsey Watson Axia College of University of Phoenix CRT 205 Critical Thinking Evan Clausen January 14, 2007 1
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Diabetics Diabetics Diabetes is a disease in which the body loses its ability to regulate the amount of a certain sugar (glucose) in the blood. Glucose serves as food for the cells of your body. Without the ability to maintain a constant supply of glucose, organs, your brain will become starved. The main controller of glucose concentration in the blood is the hormone insulin. Diabetics have to externally monitor the amount of glucose in their blood, and regulate it with insulin injections. There are two types of diabetes, Type 1 starts when people are young and Type 2 starts when people get around the age of 40 and over. Statistics show that only 1 in 200 people have Type 1 diabetes and 1 in 10 people will develop this type of diabetes at some point in their lives. Researchers have identified the genes that cause diabetes in a small percentage of people with the disease. They are
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