Flashcards in Diabetes Deck (17)
What is the most common test used to diagnose diabetes?
The Glucose Tolerance Test
Which type of diabetes is it when the body produces an insufficient amount of insulin?
Which type of diabetes are you usually born with?
Which type of diabetes is it when the body tissue is resistant to insulin?
What are the 6 symptoms of type I diabetes?
4. Frequent urination
5. Weight loss
What occurs when the body produces dangerously high levels of ketones?
What are the 4 symptoms of type II diabetes?
2. Increased nighttime urination
3. Weight gain
4. Problems arise gradually
People who are obese usually have what type of diabetes?
How do you treat type I diabetes?
If you have signs of metabolic syndrome what type of diabetes do you have?
What complication occurs when excess sugar reacts with various proteins and fats throughout the body, impairing their function?
Advanced Glycation End-Products (AGEs)
What complication occurs when high blood sugar physically deteriorates small blood vessels and nerves?
What complication occurs when there is increased sugar in the urine due to high sugar in the blood?
What complication occurs when nerve deterioration in the extremities results in loss of sensation of pain associated with injury and infection, often leads to limb amputation?
What complication occurs when nerve damage and AGE build up in the eyes?
What complication occurs when bacteria eats the sugar?