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Diabetics lose water when their blood sugar is high

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amounts of water in the form of sweat when it tries to cool itself. Diabetics lose water when their blood sugar is high. This causes sugar to spill in the urine, causing water to follow. In burns, the skin, which helps prevent water loss, is damaged. A disease of the skin, known as toxic epidermal necrolysis, can be associated with dehydration. Not drinking enough fluids is obviously another cause of dehydration Fluid replacement is the treatment for dehydration. Fluid replacement can be done by mouth, but sometimes IV’s are necessary. If replacement is done through the mouth, it should be in small amounts of clear fluids, such as water (Pedialyte for infants), popsicles, broth, or jello. Powerade and Gatorade are also good replacements. A doctor should make a decision whether or not to use an IV. http://www.medicinenet.com/dehydration/page6.htm#how_is_dehydration_treated
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Define the two different types of minerals. Choose one of each type. What are the minerals’ functions, dosages, nutrient sources, symptoms of deficiency, and consequences of toxicity? The two different types of minerals are Macro and Micro/Trace Minerals. In Greek, Macro is defines to mean large. Macro minerals are necessary for the body in large amounts. It is composed of Calcium, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium, Sodium,
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