Lecture+40_Endocrine5_Revised-2

Ons involve degenerave disorders of blood vessels and

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Unformatted text preview: ellitus is the most common of all endocrine disorders. –  8.3% of the US popula?on as of 2010 (CDC) –  $174 billion cost es?mated in 2007 Overall diabetes trends are dominated by type 2, which composes about 95% of diabetes mellitus cases Consequences of Diabetes Mellitus •  Two major types of Diabetes Mellitus: –  type I diabetes: lack of insulin secre?on. •  Autoimmune cause. –  type II diabetes: reduced sensi?vity to insulin. •  Complicated causes related to diet, obesity, exercise, and stress. •  True type II diabetes (as opposed to pre- diabeAc condiAons) involves reduced insul...
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This note was uploaded on 03/21/2014 for the course NPB 101 taught by Professor Fuller,charles/goldberg,jack during the Spring '08 term at UC Davis.

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