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This video, created by Nucleus Medical Media, shows type 2 diabetes, a condition in which the level of sugar in the blood is too high. The animation begins by showing the normal physiology of food absorption and the mechanism of action of insulin. The pathology of type 2 diabetes is portrayed, including low insulin production, insulin resistance, hyperglycemia, and common symptoms. Acute complications are shown, including diabetic ketoacidosis, hyperosmolar hyperglycemic nonketotic syndrome, hypoglycemia (insulin shock), seizures, and diabetic coma. Chronic complications are displayed, including atherosclerosis, blindness, neuropathy, and renal failure. Multiple treatments are detailed at the end of the animation, including blood glucose monitoring, healthy eating, regular exercise, and medications.

Nucleus Medical Media creates medical and scientific visual content for the healthcare, pharma, and medical device industries. Our products include animations, illustrations, and interactive content intended to educate patients and raise health literacy. Nucleus content can be licensed and used in a variety of ways. Ask us about custom work.

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