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2015 1A1 Group 5 - Diabetes

Page history last edited by class1a1group5 4 years, 11 months ago

Team members

 

Names / Roles:

  • [Izzarifah]      (Leader)
  • [Joelyn ]      (Assistant)
  • [Xiu Wen]      (Editor)
  • [Lin Yin]      (Typer)
  • [Celestine]    (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.

 

Diabetes is a disease , people with diabetes have high blood glucose .Diabetes is a disorder of metabolism ,The digestive tract boke down carbohydrates into glucose . With the help of the  insulin, cells throughout the body absorb glucose , [http://diabetes.niddk.nih.gov/dm/pubs/causes/#what]

 

 


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.

 

1.foods, viruses, and toxins, may play a role in the development of diabetes, the body’s immune system attacks and destroys the beta cells . diabetes is caused by a lack of insulin due to the destruction of insulin-producing beta cells in the pancreas .[http://diabetes.niddk.nih.gov/dm/pubs/causes/#causes]

2.diabetes can cause long term damage to our body. The long term damage is commonly referred to as diabetic complications,Diabetes affects our blood vessels and nerves that is why it will most likely affect any part of our body ,Diabetes and coronary heart disease are closely related .Diabetes contributes to high blood pressure and is linked with high cholesterol which significantly increases the risk of heart attacks and cardiovascular disease.  [http://www.diabetes.co.uk/how-does-diabetes-affect-the-body.html]

 


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. 

 

  • Frequent urination
  • Excessive thirst 
  • Increased hunger
  • Weight loss
  • Tiredness
  • Lack of interest and concentration
  • A tingling sensation
  • Blurred vision
  • Frequent infections
  • slow-healing wounds 
  • Vomiting and stomach pain 

 

 

 


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.

 

1.No, Natural therapies such as deep abdominal breathing progressive muscle relaxation ,guided imaginary and bio.feedback can help relieve stress .and emotional stress affects your blood , sugar levels.So learning to relax is important in managing your diabetes.

2.needs to take several insulin injections everday , monitor the blood sugar levels ,to eat healthy foods that contains carbohydrate ,regular excerise , regular medical checkups , don't smoke and last of all do ont drink drugs when you are at risk for periods of low blood sugar. [http://www.webmd.com/diabetes/guide/type-1-diabetes-treatment-overview]

 


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 (2)

Mr Reuben Ng said

at 7:26 pm on Jun 9, 2015

Please start on your project soon!

Mr Reuben Ng said

at 1:35 pm on Jun 17, 2015

Do add pictures!

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