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Integrative medicine is a way of thinking that applies systems concepts to understand acute and chronic complex disorders. Select a chronic disease such as Diabetes, CVD, obesity or cancer and describe the characteristics of a homeostatic system in both health and in a diseased state. Need to include the defining of homeostasis, negative feedback regulation, multiple effectors, effector sharing, stress, allostasis, and allostatic load.

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Diabetes, energy transfer and metabolism is examined.

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Diabetes is caused by a lack of stable regulation of glucose metabolism in the body's system. Two different types of diabetes are type 1 in which insulin is not produced as much naturally by the liver. And type II in which the amount of insulin produced in the body does not get the metabolizing effect necessary to intake and absorb body's glucose received from the food that ...

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