1. Differentiate between the causes of type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Focus on production of insulin and binding of insulin to receptors on body cells. Use the following you tube clip to help:
Diabetes Epidemic – By 2020 50% Of America Will Have Diabetes Or Be Pre-Diabetic
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YouTube URL: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H3K5tphkz-I
2. Describe the diabetes data (statistics) trends located on the CDC website. Include age (adult and child), gender, location (state), and ethnicity.
3. Read the CDC Diabetes Report Card 2017 . Describe the obesity data (statistics) trends located in the link below. Include age (adult and child), gender, location (state), and ethnicity.
4. Read “Prevalence of Obesity Among Adults and Youth: United States, 2011-2014.” Using the data that you described in parts 2 and 3, describe the relationship between increased obesity and the increased chance of developing type 2 diabetes in both adults and children.
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