hca240_Week 7 appendix_f

hca240_Week 7 appendix_f - HCA/240 Week 7: Due: Friday,...

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HCA/240 Week 7: Due: Friday, February 18, 2011 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/diabetes-statistics.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) It can develop at any age, as onset can begin in childhood but as cited in Chapter 13, before the age of thirty. Various factors may contribute to type 1 diabetes, including genetics and exposure to certain viruses. Although type 1 diabetes typically appears during adolescence, it can develop at any age. The pancreas produces little or no insulin, a hormone needed to allow sugar (glucose) to enter cells to produce energy. the body's own immune system, which normally fights harmful
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This note was uploaded on 06/08/2011 for the course HCA 240 taught by Professor Agnessamaniego during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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