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10_HCA 240 R4 Appendix E Diabetes Worksheet
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this assignment, complete this chart to create an easy-to-read reference that
will help you understand how the two forms of diabetes mellitus differ. Maintaining
proper levels of insulin is critical for diabetes patients. The means by which
insulin can be regulated depends upon which type of diabetes a patient has.



Complete the chart with a 25-
to 50-word response for each box.



Form of diabetes



Age of onset



Defects in insulin and effects on glucose metabolism



Risk factors



Prevention and treatment



Type I:
  Insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus



Usually prior to age 30












Type II:
  Noninsulin-dependent diabetes mellitus



Usually after age 45

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