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High blood sugar can damage the blood vessels in the BLANK, which can lead to blindness RETINA
Reduced blood flow to the feet can make cuts and blisters heal slowly and become serious BLANK INFECTIONS
High blood sugar can damage these that bring blood to your nerves CAPILLARIES
Used in place of a drop of blood to test that the meter is working properly CONTROL SOLUTION
Helps control blood glucose levels. Includes oral and injected versions. DIABETES MEDICATIONS
Small, disposable items that are inserted into a glucose meter and dosed with a drop of blood. TEST STRIPS
Diabetes can make it more likely that you will have BLANK problems, such as bacterial and fungal infections SKIN
Extra problem that occur as a result of diabetes COMPLICATION
Not engaging in or involving any or much physical activity INACTIVITY
Hormone that helps to move sugar into your cells INSULIN
A small pricking needle used to obtain drops of blood LANCET
Problem with the body that causes blood glucose (or sugar) levels to rise higher than normal. DIABETES
Above a weight considered normal or desirable OVERWEIGHT
High blood sugar can damage the blood vessels in your kidneys that help to filter this from your blood WASTE
Source of energy for the body. GLUCOSE
A medical device that determines the amount of glucose in the blood. GLUCOSEMETER
When the body does not use insulin properly INSULIN RESISTANCE
Value assigned to foods based on how slowly or how quickly those foods cause increases in blood glucose levels GLYCEMIC INDEX
Having type 2 diabetes increases your risk for this disease. ALZHEIMERS

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Endocrine System Crossword

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Galnd that produces growth hormones, master gland Pituitary
Produces adrenaline, on top of kidneys Adrenal
Only found in women, produces oestrogen/progesterone Ovaries
Made by the pancreas Insulin
Produces a hormone that helps control calcium levels Parathyroid
Makes thyroxine Thyroid
Released when your glucose level falls below a set point Glucagon
What life function do the Nervous and Endocrine system perform Regulation
Improper insulin production, can't regulate the blood sugar level Diabetes
Viral infection of the spinal cord Polio

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Carbohydrates Crossword

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one of the six essential nutrients and are your body's main source of energy carbohydrates
a lack of or an inability to use the harmone insulin Diabetes Mellitus
isolated, nondigestible carbohydrates that have beneficial effects on human health Functional Fiber
a measure of the speed at which various carbohydrates are digested into glucose, absorbed, and enter the bloodstream Glycemic index
a low blood glucose level Hypoglycemia
carbohydrates composed of single sugar units monosaccharide
the feeling of fullness you have after eating food satiety
a concentrated source of a nutrient in a pill, liquid, or powder form supplement
foods that are high in starch and fiber complex carbohydrate
nondigestible carbohydrates and lignins that make up the tough cell wall of plants Dietary fiber
food that has healthy additives Functional food
the body's storage form of glucose Glycogen
Harmone that helps the body lower blood glucose levels Insulin
Carbohydrates made of many sugar units polysaccharide
simple molecular structures simple carbohydrates
the sum of dietary and functional fibers total fiber
tooth decay Dental caries
carbohydrates made up of two sugar units disaccharide
blood sugar glucose
special messengers in the body that are created by the endocrine glands harmone
a collective term used to describe monosaccharides and disaccharides Sugar

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Endocrine System Terminology Crossword

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system of glands that secrete chemicals into bloodstream to regulate bodily functions Endocrine System
Disorder of carbohydrate metabolism with decreased insulin production from the pancreas diabetes Mellitus
secrete chemicals called hormones glands
Balance in the body homeostasis
when the body makes too much thyroxin and metabolism increases hyperthyroidism
When the body makes too little thyroxin and metabolism decreases hypothyroidism
Chemicals produced by the body that regulate bodily functions hormones
high blood glucose (blood sugar) Hyperglycemia
low blood gllucose (blood sugar) hypoglycemia
A condition where a person's blood sugar is above normal but is not high enough to be diagnosed with type 2 diabetes pre-diabetes
A butterfly shaped gland in the neck that is responsible for regulating metabolism thyroid
Condition where the pancreas creates no or not enough insulin that can cause problems with circulation and organs diabetes

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All about diabetes Crossword

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what is clouding and thickening of the lens of the eye? cataracts
a type of nerve damage that people who have had diabetes might develop? diabetic neuropathy
a hormone that the pancreas makes? insulin
the type of diabetes when the pancreas can't make insulin? Type 1
Where does glucose from the food enter? Bloodstream
A long, flat gland in youor belly that helps your body digest food. Pancreas
Type of diabetes where the body still produces insulin. Type 2
The amount of glucose in the blood. Blood glucose level
Medical word for high blood sugar levels. hyperglycemia
A sugar that comes from the food we eat. Glucose
A type of medicine you take. pills
When the body doesn't have enough insulin. DKA
DKA occurs more often in people with this type of diabetes type 1
The breath will have this type of smell fruity
People with diabetes should wear these medical bracelets

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Endocrine System Disorders Crossword

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a swelling of the neck resulting from enlargement of the thyroid gland. Goiter
when your adrenal glands are damaged, producing insufficient amounts of the hormone cortisol and often aldosterone as well. Addison's Diesease
which the adrenal gland(s) make too much aldosterone which leads to hypertension (high blood pressure) and low blood potassium levels. Hyperaldosteronism
is caused by problems arising from the pituitary gland. The pituitary gland, also called the hypophysis, is a gland at the base of the brain that produces many different hormones. Pituitary dwarfism
a disease in which the body’s ability to produce or respond to the hormone insulin is impaired, resulting in abnormal metabolism of carbohydrates and elevated levels of glucose in the blood and urine. Hyperglycemia
seizure is a medical sign consisting of the involuntary contraction of muscles, which may be caused by disease or other conditions that increase the action potential frequency of muscle cells or the nerves that innervate them. Hypoparathyroidism
Rickets is the softening and weakening of bones in children, usually because of an extreme and prolonged vitamin D deficiency. Hyperparathyroidism
a condition of severely stunted physical and mental growth owing to untreated congenital deficiency of thyroid hormone Child Cretinism
usually result from a type of lung cancer, or by pituitary tumors Androgens
affects women much more frequently than men, and that the subjects are for the most part of middle age. Adult myxedema
A substance produced in one part of the body, especially in an endocrine gland, that has an effect on another part of the body, to which it is usually carried in the bloodstream. cortical Hormones
a hormone that stimulates growth in animal or plant cells, especially (in animals) a hormone secreted by the pituitary gland. Growth Hormone
the pituitary produces excessive amounts of GH. Acromegaly
a swelling of the neck and protrusion of the eyes resulting from an overactive thyroid gland. Graves Disease
deficiency of glucose in the bloodstream. Hypoglycemia
a disease in which the secretion of or response to the pituitary hormone vasopressin is impaired, resulting in the production of very large quantities of dilute urine, often with dehydration and insatiable thirst. Diabetes insipidus
A mood disorder characterized by depression that occurs at the same time every year. SAD
used illegally to increase muscle, decrease fat, and enhance athletic performance and body appearance. Steroid abuse
a genetic disorder that makes XY fetuses insensitive (unresponsive) to androgens (male hormones) TFS

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Diabetic Mellitus word puzzle Crossword

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diabetic eye complication diabeticretinopathy
most common complication of diabetic mellitus diabetic neuropathy
changes in blood vessels and nerves can leads to ulceration
Diabetic foot disease can leads to limb amputation
insulin-dependent diabetes Type 1 diabetes
Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune condition
diabetic type 1 increased risk of heart disease and stroke
adult-onset diabetes Type 2 diabetes
juvenile-onset diabetes diabetic type 1
Diabetes Mellitus is a metabolic disorder characterized by the presence of chronic hyperglycemia
pathological defects in type 2 diabetes are impaired insulin secretion through a dysfunction pancreatic β-cell
one of acute complications Diabetes Ketoacidosis
one of chronic complications Diabetic nephropathy
Risk factors for Type 2 Diabetic Mellitus family history and obesity
diagnostic Fasting plasma glucose test
high risk for the development of diabetes and macrovascular disease are Impaired glucose tolerance and impaired fasting glucose
2-h plasma glucose value of 140 or more and of less than 200 mg/dL during an oral glucose tolerance Impaired glucose tolerance
Current therapeutic agents available for type 2 diabetes mellitus include insulin, and related compounds, biguanides, thiazolidenediones, α-glucosidase inhibitors and ... sulfonylureas
Type 2 diabetes develops when β-cells fail to secrete sufficient... insulin
.....develops with ectopic fat deposition in the liver and muscle Insulin resistance

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Learning about Diabetes Crossword

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If someone with diabetes has a low blood sugar, they may need a ________ snack
You can get insulin from ______ or a pump. shots
Kids with diabetes can eat ______ you can eat anything
A fancy word for sugar in your food carbohydrates
People with Type ______ diabetes need insulin to live one
People with diabetes have to test their ______ sugar often blood
Never let your friend with diabetes go anywhere _____ if they feel high or low alone
Kids who have diabetes may ____ a lot drink
If blood sugar is ____, you may feel sweaty, dizzy, or cranky low
If your friend with diabetes looks or acts funny, tell a _______ (2 words) grownup
Low blood sugar can give you a________ headache
People with diabetes need to take ____ to turn food into energy insulin
When kids have diabetes their _______ doesn't work properly pancreas

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Chapter 5 Carbohydrates: The Preferred Body Fuel vocabulary Crossword

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a collective term used to prefer to all the monosaccharides & disaccharides sugars
a carbohydrate made up pf single sugar units. monosaccharide
the body's main source of energy. carbohydrate
it is the body's source of energy. glucose
made up of to sugar units disaccharides
carbohydrates that are made up of many sugar units. polysaccharides
polysaccharide that is the storage form of energy in plants. starch
are the nondigestible carbohydrates and lignins that make up the tough, fibrous cell walls of plants. dietary fibers
A lack of or an inability to use the hormone insulin, which results in a buildup of glucose in the bloodstream. diabetes mellitus
Indigestible polysaccharides that make up the tough, fibrous cell walls of plants. fiber
The body’s storage form of glucose (also known as animal starch). glycogen
A chemical produced in the body and released into the bloodstream to regulate specific body processes. hormone
A low blood glucose level. hypoglycemia
An indigestible carbohydrate from plants that does not dissolve in water. insoluble fiber
A hormone secreted by the pancreas to regulate blood glucose level. insulin
An inability to digest lactose, the main carbohydrate in milk, due to a lack of the digestive enzyme lactase. lactose intolerance
A carbohydrate sweetener that is separated from its natural source for use as a food additive. refined sugar
The feeling of fullness a person has after eating food. satiety
A monosaccharide or disaccharide. simple carbohydrate
An indigestible carbohydrate from plants that dissolves in water. soluble fiber
A concentrated source of a nutrient, usually in pill, liquid, or powder form. supplement
A polysaccharide, starch and fiber are complex carbohydrates. complex carbohydrate
are isolated, nondigestible carbohydrates that have beneficial effects in human health. Functional Fiber
when food ingredients, such as fiber, are added to provide health benefits beyond basic nutrition the foods are called this. Functional Food
is a measure of the speed at which various carbohydrates are digested into glucose, absorbed,k and enter the bloodstream. Glycemic Index
is the sum of dietary and functional fibers. Total Fiber

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Type 2 diabetes Crossword

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Diabetes is what type of disorder? metabolic
what accumulates in the blood? glucose
what is one way to manage diabetes? exercise
what does exercise decrease the resistance of cells to? insulin
if exercise and diet doesn't reduce blood glucose levels, what is the next step? medication
what medication blocks the production of glucose by the liver? metformin
what occurs when the blood glucose level drops too low? hypoglycaemia
what is a symptom of hypoglycaemia? sweating
over time medications can become more or less effective? less
diabetics should avoid food rich in what type of fat? saturated
in the plate method, what portion of the plate is assigned for starch and bread? quarter
how many cups of vegetables are we recommended to eat per day? three
an example of unprocessed whole grains is? oatmeal
when cooking meat such as chicken and turkey, what should be removed? skin
stronger muscles use what more effectively? glucose

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Endocrine System Crossword

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holds the eggs in women ovaries
understands body's biological time pineal
stimulates development to help prevent disease and only active until puberty thymus
known as master gland and sends signals to organs and other glands pituitary
holds the sperm in men testes
organ that regulates blood sugar pancreas
helps regulate metabolism, brain development, muscle control, calcium and more thyroid
causes bones to release calcium into the blood stream parathyroid
an organ that secretes chemical substances for use in the body gland
a substance to regulate blood sugar insulin
outer portion of a gland tht produces steroid hormones adrenal cortex
inner portion of a gland that synthesizes, stores and releases specific hormones adrenal medulla
These systems maintain conditions so homeostasis can happen and can be negative or positive feedbacksystem

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