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             Diabetes is a disease affecting the pancreas that does not produce sufficient insulin for the transport of glucose. Signs and symptoms are to be discussed further in which includes medications, dietary guidelines, and equipment. Learning exercise benefits and precautions that need to be taken into consideration. Some of the special procedures will affect sick day routines and the affect of hypoglycemia verses hyperglycemia. Rehabilitation and community referrals should always be available at all times to the client and is not only present in doctor's offices but local drug stores, grocery stores and the world wide web. .
             Diabetes Mellitus 3.
             Diabetes mellitus is a disease that prevents your body from using energy from the food you eat. Diabetes occurs when the pancreas produces little or no insulin at all ("What is Diabetes?"). It can also occur when the pancreas makes insulin, but the insulin made does not work like it should. This is called insulin resistance ("What is Diabetes?"). .
             Diabetes is very hard to diagnose because the symptoms seem so harmless. Some signs and symptoms of diabetes are polydyspia, polyuria, polyphagia, weight loss, fatigue, increase frequency of infections, bed wetting, dry mouth, increase hunger, blurred vision, numbness or tingling of the hands or feet, loss of consciousness, yeast infection, recent weight gain, and high blood sugar. There are two types of diabetics, non-insulin-dependant diabetes mellitus (NIDDM) or insulin-dependant diabetes mellitus (IDDM). The cause of diabetes is still unknown. But it is shown that environment and genetics play a big role. Illness or infections can bring on diabetes, too much food, too little medication, and lack of exercise can play a big role.
             In order to diagnose a patient for diabetes mellitus diagnostic studies must be done. A urine test is not sufficient for diagnosing diabetes because age or medication being taken.

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