2011-12 n-231 chapter 10 summary

2011-12 n-231 chapter 10 summary - blood vessels to dilate...

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Dennis Uzar HPER N 231 Dr. Ray Chapter 10 Weekly Paper In chapter 10 I learned how serious certain vitamin deficiencies actually are. With thiamin deficiency I had no idea that alcohol consumption could impair thiamin absorption and even could enhance thiamin excretion. The type of thiamin deficiency that is particularly dangerous is called wet beriberi that causes damage to the cardiovascular system which causes
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Unformatted text preview: blood vessels to dilate which in turn also makes the heart work harder and also damages the kidneys results in edema. One thing I found particularly confusing is figure 10-14 involving B vitamins metabolic pathways. For me it is just very hard to visualize and put together all of the steps required for this function....
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This note was uploaded on 02/29/2012 for the course HPER 231 taught by Professor Dr.ray during the Spring '12 term at Indiana.

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