May 26th, 2009

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Diabetes Mellitus: Pathology

Name the rash that SSL is going to ask about on the final exam.
necrobiosis lipoidica diabeticorum

Where does diabetes rank in the leading causes of death in the US?
7th

Approximately how many people in the US are affected?
16 million
half undiagnosed

Define diabetes.
A group of metabolic disorders of impaired glucose tolerance causing hyperglycemia, as well as abnormal and and protein metabolism.
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