Lecture 10 Hypoglycemia - Lecture 10: Hypoglycemia Effects...

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Unformatted text preview: Lecture 10: Hypoglycemia Effects of Diabetes: Eye 1. Decreased blood supply - Atherosclerosis- Cataracts - clouding of the lens- high metabolic rate BLOOD BLOOD Effects of Diabetes: Eye 1. Decreased blood supply - Atherosclerosis- Cataracts - clouding of the lens- high metabolic rate 2. Fructose and Sorbitol formation- Can't leave eye- Increases concentration gradient- Increased pressure in eye- Damage to retina- causes blurred vision sorbitol fructose glucose glucose Effects of Diabetes: Peripheral Neurons K + Na + K + Na + Cl- Cl- A- A-- 70 mV glucose glucose fructose & sorbitol Neuron Effects of Diabetes: Kidney Sorbitol and Fructose Damage AGE effects reabsorptive processes Fail to reabsorb proteins Damage is irreversible 1.Glucose in Urine 2.Increased Thirst 3.Increased Urination 4.Weight loss (Growth failure) - Type 1 5.Weight gain - Type 2 6.Blurred vision 7.Skin infections Symptoms of Diabetes 1.Glucose in Urine 2.Increased Thirst 3.Increased Urination 4.Weight loss (Growth failure) - Type 1 5.Weight gain - Type 2 6.Blurred vision 7.Skin infections 8. Weakness 9. Dehydration 10. Acidosis 11. Coma 12. Death Symptoms of Diabetes Treatment for Diabetes 1. Small, frequent meals 2. Eat foods with low glycemic index Low Glycemic Food High Glycemic Food Glycemic Index Time Blood Glucose Treatment for Diabetes...
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This note was uploaded on 12/18/2011 for the course NS 1150 taught by Professor Levitsky during the Fall '05 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

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Lecture 10 Hypoglycemia - Lecture 10: Hypoglycemia Effects...

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