HPL-GestDiabetes

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1 The role of HPL in gestational diabetes
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2 Diabetes is the most common medical complication of pregnancy. Gestational diabetes mellitus is defined as glucose intolerance or diabetes diagnosed for the first time during pregnancy. Diabetes occurs in about 1-3% of all pregnancies. Ninety percent of these cases represent gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM). Pregestational diabetes is present prior to pregnancy, and it is classified as either type 1 or type 2. Gestational diabetes is glucose intolerance first recognized during pregnancy.
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3 OBJECTIVES : OBJECTIVES : How does gestational diabetes to differ from other types of diabetes ? DIABETES AND PREGNANCY GESTATIONAL DIABETES GESTATIONAL DIABETES IMPAIRED GLUCOSE TOLERANCE (IGT) The role of HPL The role of HPL
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4 Insulin is made and secreted by the beta cells of the pancreatic islets , small islands of the endocrine cells in the pancreas. Insulin is a protein hormone that contains 51 aminoacides. Glucagon is the another hormone, that is made and secreted by the alfa cells of the pancreatic islets. Glucagon has the opposite effects to insulin, mobilizes glucose Insulin: Insulin: -stimulates liver and muscle cells to store glucose in glycogen -stimulates fat cells to form fats from fatty acids and glycerol -stimulates liver and muscle cells to make proteins from amino-acids - Inhibits the liver and kidney cells from making glucose from intermediate compounds of metabolic pathways (gluconeogenesis). - AND STIMULATES GLUCOSE UPTAKE FROM BLOOD.
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5 How does gestational diabetes to differ from other types of diabetes ? How does gestational diabetes to differ from other types of diabetes ? Women with gestational diabetes make a plenty of insulin. In fact , they
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This note was uploaded on 12/24/2011 for the course STEP 1 taught by Professor Dr.aslam during the Fall '11 term at Montgomery College.

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