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  • 1. Leandro Conti D Block 12/12/11
  • 2.
    • Diabetes is a disorder of metabolism (the way our bodies use digested food for growth and energy.
    • 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.
  • 3.
    • The most common treatment for diabetes is insulin by injection to the veins. Some people also take hypoglycemic pills by mouth.
    • There is no cure for diabetes yet but scientist are doing there best to find one.
  • 4.
    • 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.
    • 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.
  • 5.
    • 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.
  • 6.
    • 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.
  • 7.
    • Type 1 diabetes occurs equally among males and females, but is more common in whites than in nonwhites.
    • 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.
  • 8.
    • A epidemiologist has to do with diabetes because an epidemiologist researches and find new cure for diseases.
      • Salary: $ 61,360
      • Trends: The future demands for this occupation in 2018 is 5,500.
      • Advancement: Working up in your jobs group.
      • Related careers: Medical Scientist, Postsecondary.
  • 9.
    • What high school will you go to?
    • Atholton high school
    • What career academy did you research?
    • Biology
    • Why did you pick this career academy?
    • I picked this career academy because I was interested in the human body.
  • 10.
    • Where is it located?
    • Baltimore, Maryland
    • What is the tuition?
    • 42,780
    • What are the program requirements?
    • essays, personal qualities, SAT reasoning, recommendations and academic GPA.
    • The school mascot is the Blue Jay.
  • 11.
    • The big community service I did was help out in Special Olympics.
    • 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.
  • 12.
    • Some of the jobs I've had are a soccer referee, I have babysat, worked at Rita’s, Manager at Mcdonalds
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