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Concept map that explains diabetic ketoacidosis causes, pathophysiology, diagnosis and management. This map links between all aspects of DKA to simplify understanding and memorization. This map is part of Diabetes Mellitus Concept Map from Zoom out - Pharmacotherapy website.

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from February Stars

Learning To Appreciate & Accept Who You Are

Learning to accept and appreciate who you are when you are chronically ill. Click to read or pin to save for later.

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What is Type 1 diabetes? The facts: Around 345,000 people are living with Type 1 diabetes in the UK. The peak age for diagnosis is 9–14 but you can be diagnosed as a young child or adult. It’s an autoimmune condition that’s not caused by lifestyle. Normally, cells in our pancreas produce insulin. When the carbohydrates we eat are broken down to glucose (sugar) in our body, insulin moves the glucose into our cells. The cells need glucose to survive. But in Type 1 diabetes, an autoimmune…

What is Type 1 diabetes? The facts: Around 345,000 people are living with Type 1 diabetes in the UK. The peak age for diagnosis is 9–14 but you can be diagnosed as a young child or adult. It’s an autoimmune condition that’s not caused by lifestyle. Normally, cells in our pancreas produce insulin. When the carbohydrates we eat are broken down to glucose (sugar) in our body, insulin moves the glucose into our cells. The cells need glucose to survive. But in Type 1 diabetes, an autoimmune…

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This is one of the few CFS/ME symptom charts that details one of the symptoms I have most often: feeling poisoned (and fluey, & nauseous), etc. I have all these symptoms regularly, except for the light/noise intolerance, which I feel quite lucky to say I rarely have.

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Signs of diabetic retinopathy Images taken from Clark M, Kumar P. 2009 Kumar &Clark’s Clinical Medicine 7/e Saunders

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from Diabetic Living Online

10 Things to Do When You Find Out You Have Diabetes

A type 2 diabetes diagnosis can be overwhelming, but you''re not alone. Our guide for newly diagnosed people with diabetes can help you navigate your way through the diabetes information you need to know now. From explaining blood glucose tests to developing a diabetes eating plan, our easy-to-follow guide will help you live well with diabetes.

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