Appendix E HCA/240 Version 4 1 Associate Level Material Appendix E For this assignment, complete this chart to create an easy-to-read reference that will help you understand how the two forms of diabetes mellitus differ. Maintaining proper levels of insulin is critical for diabetes patients. The means by which insulin can be regulated depends upon which type of diabetes a patient has. Complete the chart with a 25- to 50-word response for each box. Form of diabetes Age of onset Defects in insulin and effects on glucose metabolism Risk factors Prevention and treatment Type I: Insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus Usually prior to age 30 Body fails to produce insulin because the body lacks the insulin producing cells in the pancreas. Because of this it causes the person to have high blood glucose. There are not many known risk factor but some are: Family history, genetics, and geography. Viral exposure, and Low vitamin D levels. Other risk factors include Bottle-feeding or short duration of breast feeding,
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Blood sugar, Diabetes mellitus type 1, insulin producing cells