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Post your response to the following:

· Describe an example of an abnormal endocrine function by selecting a gland, a hormone it is supposed to release, and how the target organs are affected when that specific endocrine process does not function properly.

· How would you explain the process to a younger patient?

· Offer at least one analogy and any other means of explanation you can think of.


Keep your responses to the above bullets separate either by using the bullets as headers or using separate paragraphs. This makes the responses much more organized.

ï‚· Respond to your classmates by commenting on the success of their analogies and explanations and offering suggestions for clarification.

Discussion Question 2

Did you know that 57% of diabetics must check their blood sugar level every day, and 20% of diabetics that require medication don‘t take it because they can‘t afford it (Mulvihill et al., 2006)?


ï‚· Resource: Diabetes statistics on the American Diabetics Association (ADA) Web site at http://www.diabetes.org/diabetes-statistics.jsp


ï‚· Due Date: Day 4 [Main] forum


ï‚· Visit the ADA Web site and review diabetes statistics.


ï‚· Post your response to the following:

· What statistic surprised you when you visited the ADA Web site? Copy and paste the statistic at the beginning of your response.
· In what ways does this statistic impact human health?

· What approaches might be used to change the statistic?


Keep your responses to the above bullets separate either by using the bullets as headers or using separate paragraphs. This makes the responses much more organized.

CheckPoint: Type I and Type II Diabetes


According to the ADA Web site, 7% of the U.S. population has diabetes, and 30% of those with diabetes do not even know they have the disease. Maintaining proper levels of insulin is critical for diabetes patients. The means by which insulin can be regulated depends upon which type of diabetes a patient has.


ï‚· Resources: Appendix F, Ch. 13 of Human Diseases, and the American Diabetics Association Web site at http://www.diabetes.org/diabetes-statistics.jsp


ï‚· Due Date: Day 3 [Individual] forum

ï‚· Read the ―Save Your Sight: Preventing Vision Loss from Diabetes article listed on this week‘s Electronic Reserve Readings page.


ï‚· Watch the How Diabetes Gets on Your Nerves and Understanding the Link Between Hypertension and Diabetes videos listed on this week‘s Electronic Reserve Reading page by clicking the orange WATCH VIDEO button.


ï‚· Use Ch. 13 of the text in addition to the ADA Web site to find details about the two types of diabetes as you complete Appendix F.


ï‚· Post Appendix F as an attachment.



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