Author Archives: Mikha Canon

What is Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus?

Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus results when the pancreas, an organ that is responsible for secreting digestive enzymes into the small intestine, fails to produce enough insulin leading to an elevated blood glucose level. Insulin is an important enzyme that is specifically found in Beta cells of the pancreas and is in charge of regulating blood glucose levels. Secretion of insulin ...

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First Aid Management for Tooth Loss

Every person undergoes the process of tooth loss. Children with their baby teeth (deciduous teeth) will eventually have these teeth become loose and fall off. This will then be replaced by whitish teeth, called the permanent teeth. These are the teeth that we see in adults. However, when adults start to lose their permanent teeth, it is usually caused by ...

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