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Lab Report - Session 10 Name: Graham Barnett, Carly Kruchten-Sharidan, Poev Touch Date: November 16, 2006 Group: 5 1. What are the two types of diabetes, and how are they defined? There are two type of diabetes: Type 1 diabetes and type 2 diabetes Type 1 diabetes, also known as insulin dependent diabetes, formerly called juvenile diabetes, is usually first diagnosed in children, teenagers, or young adults. In this form of diabetes, the beta cells of the pancreas are no longer able to make insulin because the body's immune system has attacked and destroyed the beta cells. Type 2 diabetes, also known as non-insulin dependent diabetes, formerly called adult-onset diabetes, is the most common form. People can develop this form of diabetes at any age, even during childhood. This form of diabetes usually begins with insulin resistance, a condition in which muscle, liver, and fat cells do not use insulin properly. At first, the pancreas keeps up with the added demand by producing more insulin. In time, however, the beta cells of the pancreas can also
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