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  LIONS DIABETES SHORT PRESENTAION - LINKS / REFERENCES
  Where to learn more

   LIONS 4-A3 Contacts / Sources:
     Lion Everett, 4-A3 SnH / Diabetes lioneverett@gmail.com
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     Lion Dr. Brian Van Dusen, California Lions Friends in Sight
     Jody Daily, RD, CDE, Registered Dietician, Office Dr. Richard Brand, MD

   WEB SITES:
ADA-LA http://www.ada-losangeles.org/ContactUs.htm
Consequences http://www.livestrong.com/article/99891-consequences-uncontrolled-diabetes/
Diet UMM www.umm.edu/patiented/articles/what_general_guidelines_a_diabetes_diet_000042_2.htm#ixzz29Clku93T
Genetics http://www.joslin.org/info/genetics_and_diabetes.html
Hormone.Org http://www.hormone.org/diabetes_symptoms.cfm SYMPTOMS
LCI Diabetes www.lionsclubs.org/EN/news-and-events/newsroom/release-diabetes.php
LCI Resources http://www.lionsclubs.org/EN/member-center/planning-projects/diabetes/index.php
Managing http://www.joslin.org/managing-diabetes.html
Natl Eye Inst. http://www.nei.nih.gov National Institutes of Health
TIME 2 ACT INTERNATIONAL DIABETES FEDERATION, Big 3.3MB [PPT]
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  LIONS 4-A3 DIABETES SHORT PRESENTATION - Extra 1
      diabetes:   Also called diabetes mellitus [mel-i-tuhs,muh-lahy-], a disorder of carbohydrate metabolism, usually occurring in genetically predisposed individuals, characterized by inadequate production or utilization of insulin and resulting in excessive amounts of glucose in the blood and urine, excessive thirst, weight loss, and in some cases progressive destruction of small blood vessels leading to such complications as infections and gangrene of the limbs or blindness. http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/diabetes
     diabetic retinopathy: retinopathy associated with diabetes mellitus, which may be of the background type, progressively characterized by microaneurysms, intraretinal punctate hemorrhages, yellow, waxy exudates, cotton-wool patches, and macular edema, or of the proliferative type, characterized by neovascularization of the retina and optic disk, which may project into the vitreous, proliferation of fibrous tissue, vitreous hemorrhage, and retinal detachment.
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