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    What is a normal range of blood sugar? Diabetes is a chronic disease in which the body has too much glucose (sugar) in the blood. In the case of type one diabetes, this depends on having the pancreas produces insulin because of injury that causes high levels of blood sugar Insulin is the hormone that the body uses to convert glucose into ATP, or adenosine triphosphate andenosine, the "energy currency" of life. This is normally due to damage caused by the patient's immune system and tend to occur

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    that comes to mind for some people whenever the conversation of high blood sugar is pointed out is diabetes. It’s a very harmful and deadly condition, but long before the human is identified as having it, the body gives away indications that their blood sugar level is extremely high. Because a lot of people’s diets consist of artificial and also commercially-processed foods, the number of people who suffer from high blood sugar is dramatically growing. The only solution to reduce this is to teach

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    balance our blood sugar levels, and how we help our bodies by supplying food which is easy to cope with. Extremely high blood or extremely low blood sugar levels have corresponding effects and are both detrimental to a person's overall health condition. Consistently high blood sugar levels should be avoided otherwise the systems regulating hormones become exhausted and cease to function effectively. One very common health condition that is brought about by elevated levels of blood sugar is diabetes

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    1-Steps of the scientific method in the research on mice and the effectiveness of coffee against high blood sugar: -Ask a question: Can coffee prevent the development of high blood sugar in lab mice? -Do a background research: Known facts on the effect of coffee on blood sugar. -Construct a hypothesis: Coffee can help prevent high blood sugar in mice. -Test your hypothesis by doing an experiment: A group of 11 mice where given water while coffee was given to another group made up of 10 mice. -Analyze

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    Identify and define your type of diabetes (Type 1 or Type 2): For Type 2 Diabetes it causes blood glucose levels to rise higher than normal. General background on this type of diabetes, include information learned in Lesson 2.1 It doesn’t use insulin.Some ways you can get Type 2 from Obesity, Race, Older age and Physical Inactivity. statistics and how common. Basic recommendations for a diabetic diet. Build on information listed in Activity

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    The Relationship between Blood Sugar Levels and Athletic Performance Diabetes is when your pancreas is no longer able to produce enough or any insulin. The pancreas is the organ responsible for creating insulin, a substance that helps control blood sugar levels. When the pancreas stops working, the body’s blood sugar levels increase, and the body goes into a state of ketoacidosis, which is when the body switches to burning fatty acids. This can lead to confusion, lethargy, and in severe cases unconsciousness

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    uses blood sugar (glucose). Glucose is vital to your health because it is an important source of energy for the cells that make up your muscles and tissues. Having diabetes, it does not matter the type, means there is an excessive amount of glucose in the blood, although the causes may differ, high levels of glucose can lead to serious health problems. The actual term diabetes is that the body is unable to produce any or enough insulin, which causes elevated levels of glucose in the blood. This

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    ACCURATE BLOOD SUGAR READING Over the past 8 weeks I have taken the initiative to change the routine that the night nurses take the morning blood sugars. I have researched, educated, and implemented a plan to safely take a blood sugar that is within 30-60 minutes of the blood sugar being recorded. Discussion Proposal: Something that I feel strongly about in my career is to advocate and protect the patients I am caring for. The change I advocated for was at my recent work place is the overnight

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    Diabetes mellitus is referred to a disease that affects how your body uses blood sugar (glucose). Glucose is vital to your health because it is an important source of energy for the cells that make up your muscles and tissues. Having diabetes wether it is type 1, 2 or gestational diabetes , means there is an excessive amount of glucose in the blood, although the causes may differ, the high levels of glucose can lead to serious health problems. The actual term diabetes is that the body is unable

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    Janan Ihmud MED 2056 FT030 Diabetes Mellitus Research Paper Annabelle Anglo 03/17/2015 According to Mayo Clinic, “Diabetes mellitus refers to a group of diseases that affect how your body uses blood sugar (glucose). Glucose is vital to your health because it 's an important source of energy for the cells that make up your muscles and tissues. It 's also your brain 's main source of fuel.” (Mayo Clinic, 2005) Diabetes Mellitus has 3 types: Type 1 Diabetes, Type 2 Diabetes, and Gestational

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