Aging and Health – Diabetes Case Study
Adam is 14 years old and plays basketball. Recently, he has been thirsty all the time, and he gets up to urinate several times during the night. Adam has lost 10 pounds and is so tired that he has missed basketball practices. What type of diabetes is likely affecting Adam? How does this condition need to be managed? Why is it important to maintain blood-sugar levels within the normal range in both type 1 and type 2 diabetes?