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  1. 1. Leandro Conti D Block 12/12/11
  2. 2. <ul><li>Diabetes is a disorder of metabolism (the way our bodies use digested food for growth and energy. </li></ul><ul><li>Statistic: Almost everyone knows some that has diabetes. An estimated 16 million people in the United States have diabetes. About one-third of these 16 million people have not yet been diagnosed. Each year 798,000 people are diagnosed with diabetes. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>The most common treatment for diabetes is insulin by injection to the veins. Some people also take hypoglycemic pills by mouth. </li></ul><ul><li>There is no cure for diabetes yet but scientist are doing there best to find one. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease. An autoimmune disease results when the body's immune system turns against the body and destroys the pancreas. </li></ul><ul><li>Type 2 diabetes is often part of a metabolic syndrome that includes obesity, elevated blood pressure, and high levels of blood lipids. Unfortunately, as more children become overweight, type 2 diabetes is rising in young people. </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Symptoms for diabetes type 1 include increased thirst and urination, constant hunger, weight loss, blurred vision, and extreme fatigue. If not diagnosed and treated with insulin a person can lapse into a life threatening diabetic coma, also known as diabetic ketoacidosis. </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Scientist do not know exactly what causes the body's immune system to attack the beta cells, but they believe that both genetic and environmental factors, possibly viruses, are involved. Type 1 diabetes accounts about 5 to 10 percent of diagnosed in the United States. </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Type 1 diabetes occurs equally among males and females, but is more common in whites than in nonwhites. </li></ul><ul><li>Type 2 diabetes is more common in older people, especially in people who are overweight, and occurs more often in African Americans, American Indians, Asian and Pacific Islanders Americans. </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>A epidemiologist has to do with diabetes because an epidemiologist researches and find new cure for diseases. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Salary: $ 61,360 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Trends: The future demands for this occupation in 2018 is 5,500. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Advancement: Working up in your jobs group. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Related careers: Medical Scientist, Postsecondary. </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>What high school will you go to? </li></ul><ul><li>Atholton high school </li></ul><ul><li>What career academy did you research? </li></ul><ul><li>Biology </li></ul><ul><li>Why did you pick this career academy? </li></ul><ul><li>I picked this career academy because I was interested in the human body. </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Where is it located? </li></ul><ul><li>Baltimore, Maryland </li></ul><ul><li>What is the tuition? </li></ul><ul><li>42,780 </li></ul><ul><li>What are the program requirements? </li></ul><ul><li>essays, personal qualities, SAT reasoning, recommendations and academic GPA. </li></ul><ul><li>The school mascot is the Blue Jay. </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>The big community service I did was help out in Special Olympics. </li></ul><ul><li>I helped out in Special Olympics because I really like helping people with disabilities and it is a lot of fun to be around them. </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>Some of the jobs I've had are a soccer referee, I have babysat, worked at Rita’s, Manager at Mcdonalds </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>No cite. </li></ul>