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Type 2 Diabetes

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Aaron Tanaka

on 23 August 2016

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Transcript of Type 2 Diabetes

The first mention of diabetes was in 1552 BC by Hesy-Ra an Egyptian physician. In 1910 the fact that a lack of insulin which was found in the pancreas and helps glucose get into the cell, resulted in diabetes was discovered by Sir Edward Albert Sharpey-Schafe.
For people who have type 1 diabetes insulin is required. For people with type 2 diabetes there is a chance of dieting and exercise can keep it under control, but a prescribed oral medicine may be required.
In the USA 13% of men had diabetes while only 11% of women had diabetes. In 2009 an estimated 3.5 million children under 20 were diagnosed with diabetes while 10.9 million adults older than 65 have diabetes.
Body Systems
The endocrine system contains one of the most important organs relating to diabetes, that being the pancreas which is what creates insulin. Diabetes also affects the muscular system as muscles get energy from glucose.
Support Group
Nevada Diabetes Association
(702) 364-5604
The symptoms of diabetes are urinating a lot, very thirsty and hungry, fatigue, blurry vision, and slow healing cuts and bruises.
Why I Picked This
I picked diabetes because it is a disease that affects millions of people worldwide. Someone who is close to me has diabetes, that is my mother. I remember seeing a blood sugar tester and being c
Diabetes is obtained through the foods you eat that contain high levels of glucose as diabetes is caused by high levels of glucose or blood sugar.
The prognosis for diabetes is that it is good short term, but later in life there could be complications.
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