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Diabetes. By: Tanesha Haynes. A disease in which the body does not produce or properly use insulin Insulin is a hormone that is needed to convert sugar, starches, and other food into energy needed for daily life. The causes of Diabetes. A mystery

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diabetes

Diabetes

By: Tanesha Haynes

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A disease in which the body does not produce or properly use insulin
  • Insulin is a hormone that is needed to convert sugar, starches, and other food into energy needed for daily life.
the causes of diabetes
The causes of Diabetes
  • A mystery
  • Both genetics and environmental factors such as obesity and lack of exercise appear to play a role
genetics of diabetes
Genetics of Diabetes
  • Inheritance
  • Environment
type 1 diabetes
Type 1 Diabetes
  • Called the juvenile diabetes or insulin dependent diabetes
  • Results from the body’s failure to produce insulin, the hormone that “unlocks” the cells of the body, allowing glucose to enter
type 2 diabetes
Type 2 Diabetes
  • Results from insulin resistance combined with relative insulin deficiency
  • Dailey insulin is not required, but moderate changes in exercise and diet are required
symptoms
Symptoms
  • Blindness
  • Heart diseases and strokes
  • Kidney diseases
  • Amputations
  • Nerve disease
  • Excessive thirst and Urination
  • Blurred vision
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Increased fatigue
  • Extreme hunger
  • Unusual weight loss
  • Irritability
work cited
Work Cited
  • www.diabetes.org
  • www.sciencemag.org
  • www.nature.com/nature