Micah Essay

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07.07 Segment 2 Collaboration Part One AND Part Two Directions: If you are unable to attend a live collaboration session[->0], this activity will allow you to get credit for the Segment 1 Collaboration Project. Fill out the RED sections of this activity sheet. 1. Choose one disease/syndrome below to research. · Cystic fibrosis · Diabetes (Type 2) · DiGeorge syndrome · Hashimoto's disease · Multiple sclerosis · Poliomyelitis (Polio) · Sickle-cell anemia Which of the above items will you research? _Diabetes__________ 2. Research your selected disease/syndrome. Use reliable sources such as: www.cdc.gov[->1] or www.nih.gov[->2]. You may use other sources, but be sure they are reliable (NOT Wikipedia). Summarize the major effects of this disease/syndrome in 3-4 bullet points: * Does not use insulin properley *Excess hunger and thirst * Type 2 diabetes is typically a chronic disease associated with a ten-year-shorter life expectancy * What causes this disease/syndrome (is it communicable or genetic)? _Obesity[->3] is thought to be the primary cause of type 2 diabetes in people who are genetically predisposed to the disease.______________________________________________________________________________________ Give a brief history of this disease/syndrome including any important dates you can find. * Diabetes is one of the first diseases described * It was described by an egyptian manuscript from 1500 bc * Indian physicians around the same time identified the disease and classified it as madhumeha or honey urine noting that the urine would attract ants. * The term "diabetes" or "to pass through" was first used in 230 BCE by the Greek Appollonius Of Memphis[->4] * * What, if anything, can a person do to prevent this disease/syndrome? To prevent this disease from happening to them, they can eat healthy and exercise How is

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