The blood glucose meter: will tell you your blood sugar level/blood rate

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  • The blood glucose meter: will tell you your blood sugar level/blood rate.
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  • DEFINITION OF DIABETES Definition: Inability of the body To use glucose for energy because of Inadequate amounts of sensitivity in the hormone insulin. Definition: Inability of the body To use glucose for energy because of Inadequate amounts of sensitivity in the hormone insulin.
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  • CAUSE OF DIABETES Usually caused by an abnormal body reaction, were the immune system destroys the insulin making cells in the pancreas. Genetics also might give it to you.
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  • SYMPTOMS OF THE DISEASE -Always hungry/thirsty -increased urination -weight loss -nausea maybe vomit -Blurred vision -in women vaginal infections for women -in men impotence.
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  • BODY SYSTEMS AFFECTED The main body part that is affected Is the Pancreas. If we are talking about which system it affects then I would have to say pancreas
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  • DIET: If you have diabetes then having a healthy diet helps keep your blood glucose level normal. You should have lots of carbohydrates such as rice, pasta and foods with low fat levels
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  • TRANSMISSION/ IS THE DISEASE CONTAGIOUS? No this disease is not contagious except you can get it from genetics.
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  • OUTCOME OF THE DISEASE In the end ( the out come) you cant die just from having diabetes unless you mess up your blood sugar or your insulin level. Yes you can recover from this disease but never fully treated.
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  • WHO IS AT RISK? People who are over weight or people who get it from genetics(there parents)
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  • DIAGNOSES You give a urine sample Which is tested for abnormal glucose levels
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  • TREATMENT Good diet and exercise also dont let your blood levels change
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  • THE END!!!

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