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    What is the role of insulin and glucose in the body?

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    Please answer in brief each of the following:
    1- What is the role of insulin and glucose in the body? How they are related to diabetes?
    2- Why is it important for a person with diabetes to have knowledge not only of the patients glucose level but also their lifestyle and habits as well?
    3- What are some of the actions we can take that can help patients with diabetes?
    4- What are some of the signs of diabetes?
    5- What are the definitions of the following terms as they are related to diabetes?
    a- Endocrine gland
    b- Hormone
    c- Hyperglycemia
    d- Hypoglycemia
    e- Islets of langerhans
    f- Monosaccharide
    6- Compare and contrast type 1,2,and type 3 diabetes. 2 things they have in common and two things differ among them.

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    In this solution I address each of the following questions, defining terms when needed and giving background information.
    Please answer in brief each of the following:
    1- What is the role of insulin and glucose in the body? How they are related to diabetes?
    2- Why is it important for a person with diabetes to have knowledge not only of the patients glucose level but also their lifestyle and habits as well?
    3- What are some of the actions we can take that can help patients with diabetes?
    4- What are some of the signs of diabetes?
    5- What are the definitions of the following terms as they are related to diabetes?
    a- Endocrine gland
    b- Hormone
    c- Hyperglycemia
    d- Hypoglycemia
    e- Islets of langerhans
    f- Monosaccharide
    6- Compare and c

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