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Coronary Artery Disease Sympathetic Nervous System
2,656 words... then give rise to further branching. Cardiologists refer to one, two or three vessel disease based on how many of these three arteries are significantly narrowed by atherosclerosis. However, patients can receive quadruple, quintuple etc, coronary bypasses if branches off of the three main arteries are bypassed as well. Coronary Artery Disease-Atherosclerosis affecting the coronary arteries. This may be asymptomatic, result in stable angina, unstable angina, acute myocardial infarction or car...
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Kidney Failure Sq Km
2,426 wordsAccess in quality care for dialysis patients in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Description of selected community (location, statistics, etc) Philadelphia is the second largest city on the East Coast (North America). The city of Philadelphia is located 100 miles south of New York and 133 miles north of Washington, D. C. The city ranks fifth in the nation. Population of Philadelphia reaches 5. 8 million people. (Philadelphia Facts & Figures) Metro: 6, 188, 463 (2000 census) 5, 892, 937 (1990 censu...
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People With Diabetes Congenital Heart
375 wordsCongenital Heart Defects and Drugs Congenital heart defects are mainly caused by one of three things. The first is a block of blood flow in the heart or vessels. The second is caused by blood flowing through the heart where its pattern is abnormal. Rare effects can happen such as when only one functional ventricle is present or when together the pulmonary artery (and aorta arise from the same ventricle meaning double outlet-ventricles. Another rare effect happens when either side of the heart is...
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Blood Glucose Levels Type Ii Diabetes
1,165 wordsDiabetes: Types 1 and 2 By: Sharif Elshinnawi It is our fourth leading cause of death by disease and the leading cause of new cases of kidney disease, blindness, amputation, and impotence. It is diabetes. Diabetes is a chronic disease in which the body does not make, or does not properly use insulin. Insulin is the hormone that helps your body use the energy from sugar, starches and other foods. Glucose, a form of sugar produced when the body digests carbohydrates, is the body s major fuel for t...
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Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus Johns Hopkins
1,713 wordsPED 540 Prof. Diabetes John Mclaughlin PED 540 Prof. Hager 3 / 10 / 00 Pledge: DIABETES In the United States, an estimated 16 million people have diabetes. Diabetes is a serious lifelong condition. Half the 16 million people who have diabetes do not even realize the condition exists and are not receiving treatment. 798, 000 people each year are diagnosed with diabetes. It occurs most often in adults, but it is also one of the most chronic disorder in children. It is estimated that 123, 000 child...
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Red Blood Cells High Blood Pressure
2,274 wordsMost people know that good nutrition is important for good health. Recommended Dietary Allowances (RDA) are the daily amounts of essential nutrients that will prevent deficiencies in most healthy people. But not many people realize the importance a healthy diet can have on their health for years to come. To help us stay healthy a person should eat a variety of foods, maintain ideal weight, avoid too much fat, and eat foods with enough starch and fiber. A good diet helps children grow, develop, a...
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Urinary Tract Kidney Stones
624 wordsKidneys Kidney Diseases Kidney Diseases Kidneys are paired organs, each sharing equally the work of removing wastes and excess water from the blood. Remarkably, a single kidney can do the job of both if one kidney is lost through injury or disease. It sometimes occurs, although rarely, that a person is born with only one kidney. Such people are able to lead normal lives. Diseases of the kidney range from mild infection to life-threatening kidney failure. The most common form of kidney disease is...
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