DIABETES.

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What is the defintion of Diabetes?
Type 1: No insulin is produced by the pancreas, insulin dependent. Type 2: The body doesn't produced enough insulin, insulin resistent.
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What are the causes of Diabetes?
Type 1: Family history. Type 2: Over 40, genetics/family history, being overweight and ethnicity (South Asian).
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What are the symptoms of Diabetes?
1. Being very thirsty. 2. Frequent urination (especially at night). 3. Very tired. 4. Unexplained weight loss. 5. Dry mouth.
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What treatment is there for Diabetes?
Type 1: Insulin injections (pen), Insulin pump thearpy and regular glucose monitoring. Type 2: Metformin, Glitazones and insulin pens.
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What are the physical impacts of Diabetes?
1. Learn how to inject insulin. 2. Change of diet. 3. Losing weight. 4. Regular exercise.
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What are the intellectual impacts of Diabetes?
1. Greater knowledge on diabetes. 2. Miss work for appointments.
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What are the emotional impacts of Diabetes?
1. Stressed about diet and symptoms. 2. Angry as to why they had to have it. 3. Embarassed by having to inject.
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What are the social impacts of Diabetes?
1. Unable to do some social activities such as drinking. 2. New friends from partaking in new sporting activites. 3. Embrassment of injecting in public.
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What are the financial impacts of Diabetes?
1. Nothing.
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