UNIT 5 BIOLOGY: HOMEOSTATIS

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DIABETES

METABOLIC DISORDER - IN ABIILTY TO TO CONTROL BLOOD GLUCOSE LEVELS DUE TO LACK OF HORMONE INSLUIN 

2 TYPE 

  • TYPE 1 - INSULIN DEPENDENT - body being unable to produce insulin - CHILDHOOD - 
  • TYPE 2 - SINSULIN INDEPENDENT - glycoprotein receptors on body cells lose their responsiveness to insulin - develops in people over the age of 40 

control of diabetes -

  • type 1 - injections of insulin - cant be taken by mouth (protein so will be digested) 
  • type 2 - regulating the intake of carbohydrates in the diet and excerise 
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