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2014 1A1 Group 5 - Diabetes

Page history last edited by 2014class1a1group5 5 years, 9 months ago

Team members

 

Names / Roles:

  • [ Iffah ]      (Leader)
  • [ Zafirah ]  (Editor)
  • [ Rahmah ]  (Researcher)
  • [ Wafa ]      (Researcher)

 

 


Meaning / Definition

In this section, include a brief description of the disorder or disease. You may include picture(s) or video(s) to illustrate your points.

 

 

 


Causes and Effects

In this section, while using a little medical jargon as possible,

1) include a description of the condition(s)  or situation(s) causing the disorder or disease;

2) include a description of the effect(s), outcome(s) or impact(s) on the patients' lives as a result of having the disorder or disease. 

You may include picture(s) or video(s) to illustrate your points.

 

Answer for Question 1: Diabetes is a condition in which too much sugar, or glucose, remains in the blood because the body doesn't properly convert it to energy. This happens when there's a lack of insulin — a hormone that allows sugar to enter cells to be converted into energy — or when insulin isn't working well.


Signs and Symptoms

In this section, while using a little medical jargon as possible, include a description of the signs and symptoms exhibited by people having the disorder or disease. You may include picture(s) or video(s) to illustrate your points. 

Ans:

  • Excessive thirst and appetite
  • Increased urination (sometimes as often as every hour)
  • Unusual weight loss or gain
  • Fatigue
  • Nausea, perhaps vomiting
  • Blurred vision
  • In women, frequent vaginal infections
  • In men and women, yeast infections
  • Dry mouth
  • Slow-healing sores or cuts
  • Itching skin, especially in the groin or vaginal area 

Prevention and Treatment

In this section, while using a little medical jargon as possible,

1) include a description of the steps to prevent getting the disorder or disease (if it cannot be prevented, do explain why);

 

 

2) include a description of the treatment of the disorder or disease (if it cannot be treated, do explain why) or the steps to lessen its signs or symptoms. 

You may include picture(s) or video(s) to illustrate your points. 

 

Healthy

 

 

 

 


Link to Other Illnesses or Diseases

In this section, while using a little medical jargon as possible, include a description of the illness(es) or disease(s) that may occur as a result of having this disorder or disease. 

You may include picture(s) or video(s) to illustrate your points.

 

 

 


References

Plagiarism is a strongly discouraged.

 

In this section, include the links of all websites you obtained information from to complete your health science wiki page.

For example:

WebMD (http://www.webmd.com/)

Comments (1)

tan_zhi_yao@moe.edu.sg said

at 9:53 am on Jul 2, 2014

Hi Group 5,

A gentle reminder that you will have to finish your wiki page by term 3 week 3. Do include pictures and your own explanation.

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