Diabetic cardiac autonomic neuropathy, inflammation and cardiovascular disease
One of the most overlooked of all serious complications of diabetes is cardiovascular autonomic neuropathy. There is now clear evidence that suggests activation of inflammatory cytokines in diabetic patients and that these correlate with abnormalities ...
By the end of this section, you will be able to: Identify the vessels through which blood travels within the pulmonary circuit, beginning from the right ventricle of the heart and ending at the left atrium Create a flow chart showing the major systemic arteries through which blood travels from the aorta and its major branches, to the most significant arteries feeding into the right and left upper and lower limbs Create a flow chart showing the major systemic veins through which blood travels…
Visual System (sensory System) Part 1
Vision is one of the most important sensory functions. It serves as the basis for our perception of the outside world. For example, our ability to detect forms, images, colors, and movement of objects is derived from the functions of […]
Skeletal System Anatomy and Physiology - Nurseslabs
The skeletal system consists of bones and their associated connective tissues, including cartilage, tendons, and ligaments. It consists of dynamic, living tissues that are capable of growth, detect pain stimuli, adapt to stress, and undergo repair after injury.
Respiratory System Anatomy and Physiology - Nurseslabs
The trillions of cells in the body require an abundant and continuous supply of oxygen to carry out their vital functions. We cannot “do without oxygen” for even a little while, as we can without food or water.