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Diabetes
NIDDM
Glucose
Cure
Children
Resistant
Insulin
Adults
Pancreas
IDDM
Chronic
Blood Sugar

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

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

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

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

Diabetes Crossword

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abnormally high blood glucose Hyperglycemia
What group of people have the earliest record of diabetes? Egyptians
Who was credited for naming diabetes Aretaeus
Who called diabetes "the pissing hell"? Thomas Willis
Which french physician told his patients to eat large amounts of sugar to cure their diabetes? Priorry
Who created the first portable blood glucose level tester? Ames Diagnostic
What gland is associated with diabetes? Pancreas
What hormone is associated with Diabetes? Insulin
What year was it discovered that the pancreas has a role in diabetes? 1922
What is the first type 2 diabetes medication called? Sulfonylurea
The type of diabetes you are born with Type 1
Type of diabetes that is gained Type 2
form of high blood sugar affecting pregnant women. Gestational Diabetes
condition in which blood sugar is high, but not high enough to be type 2 diabetes. Prediabetes

Diabetes! Word Search

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BLOOD
BLOODSUGAR
CELLS
DIABETES
DIET
DISEASE
EXCERCISE
FITNESS
GLUCOSE
HORMONE
INJECTION
INSULIN
JUVENILE
MEDICINE
OBESITY
PANCREAS
SUGAR
TEST STRIPS
TYPEONE
TYPETWO

Diabetes Word Search

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resistance
pre diabetes
metformin
pancreas
short acting
regular
correctional
prandial
basal insulin
rapid acting
bolus dose
insulin resistance
gestational diabetes
hypoglycemia
hyperglycemia
glucose
prediabetes
Ketoacidosis
hypovolemic
Lantus
Insulin

Hormones and Endocrine System Crossword

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molecule secreted into the extracellular fluid hormone
, chemical signaling by hormones is the function of the endocrine system
major communication and control system nervous system
, ductless organs with endocrine cells endocrine glands
secreted molecules that act over short distances to reach their target cells by diffusion local regulators
targets lie near secreting cell paracrine
secreted molecules act on the secreting cell itself autocrine
secreted by neurons nerotransmitters
specialized neurons secrete molecules that diffuse from nerve cell endings neurohormones
chemicals released into external environment pheromones
series of changes in cellular proteins that converts the signal into a response signal transduction
released in a stressful situation epinephrine
polypeptide local regulator in immune responses cytokines
stimulate cell proliferation and differentiation growth factors
nitrogen and double-bonded oxygen nitric oxide
modified fatty acids prostaglandins
gland located behind the stomach pancreas
response reduces the initial stimulus negative feedback
triggers uptake of glucose from the blood insulin
promotes release of glucose into the blood glucagon
scattered throughout the pancreas islets of Langerhans
caused by deficiency of insulin diabetes mellitus
released by the prothoracic glands ecdysone

Diabetes Bingo

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Rule of 15
BMI
Blood Glucose
Self-management
Calorie
Dehydration
Diabetes Mellitus
Type 1 Diabetes
Type 2 Diabetes
Metformin
Hyperglycemia
Hypoglycemia
Insulin
Peripheral Neuropathy
Overweight
Pancreas
Polydipsia
Carbohydrate
Starch
Subcutaneous Injection
A1C
Aconthosis Nigricans
Adult-Onset Diabetes
Borderline Diabetes
Circulation

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Type 2 Diabetes, Treatment, and Complications Crossword

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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