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

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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