How Do You Explain The Steps Involved In The Urinary System

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To explain how diabetes affects the different systems, we need to know how the act normally. The urinary system normal function is to maintain the acid-base balance, conserve fluids, regulate the amount of salts and water in the blood and eliminate liquid waste, known as urea. The urinary system works together with the lungs, skin and intestines to maintain the balance of chemicals and water in the body. The typical adult urinates approximately twenty-seven to sixty-eight fluid once a day of urine. The urinary system includes 2 kidneys (the primary organs in the urinary system), ureters, a bladder and urethra. The kidney is where the filtration occurs, it balances salts and waters. The kidney’s is where nephrons also known as filtering units.…show more content…
Secretion is when ions pass from the capillaries into the renal tubule, this becomes urine. The urine passes through the ureters, and drain into the bladder. The bladder is where urine is collected and stored until an urge to release it. When emptying the bladder sphincter open and urine flows, which travels down the urethra that passes outside the body. Glucose should not be filtered out of the body by the kidneys; therefore, if glucose is found in the urine it is a symptom that the cells aren’t utilizing the glucose affectively. The high amount of glucose in the urine provide an increase production of bacterial and fungal growth. Urinary tract infections and yeast infections are two of the most common bacterial and fungal infections that can be cause by type II diabetes. The increase urinary tract infections can also be due to having a dysfunctional bladder that contract poorly. The poor contraction allows for urine to remain in static pools for long periods of time. This provides luxurious ponds for bacteria to grow in. Bladder problems are another problem for diabetic. An overactive bladder is common this is caused by damaged nerves that send signals to the bladder at the wrong time, this causes the muscles to contract without
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