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Link between hypoglycemic events in Type 1 diabetics and clinical anxiety?

I recognize that the scientific community is aware that the chemical stress pathway is mediated by glucocorticoids. The pathway response initializes as a result of some sort of stress (potentially ...
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Can a brown recluse bite lead to diabetes?

Ok, I realize that this question may seem crazy at first glance. I would agree. Also, this does deal with a medical diagnosis, however, as I'm more concerned with the explanation behind it, I figured ...
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What ailments used to be completely fatal (or nearly so) but, now modern medicine has a treatment or cure?

My brother was a Type 1 diabetic and back in high school I did a report on diabetes. One of the things that struck me was that before 1921, type 1 diabetes was basically 100% fatal. I was wondering ...
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T1D autoimmunity causes' possibilities

As far as I've learned about T1D, the prevalence of the disease and autoimmune disorders in general over the past 5 decades intrigued me to the point it made me wonder if it's really a genetic ...
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Is Dioxin causing Diabetes Mellitus?

Today I was watching a show on Discovery Science (Everything You Need to Know About). In that show they were talking about toxins and venom. In that they mentioned Dioxin and its effect. And suddenly ...
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How do hypoparathyroidism, diabetes mellitus cause glossitis?

The page for the Merck Veterinary manual on Oral inflammation states that: Glossitis, an acute or chronic inflammation of the tongue, may be due to infectious (calicivirus, herpesvirus, ...
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Electrically facilitated active transport across a membrane

I'm trying to go back to school to do a PhD in control theory, specifically concerned with control of glucose. The glucose system can be controlled using two chemicals: insulin and glucagon. I was ...
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What are some potential consequences for attempting to cure Type one Diabetes?

Type one diabetes has been in my family for a few generations. As a carrier and having a mother with the disorder, I've done a lot of research on it. As I am completing my High school Biology course, ...