Learning objectives:
Apply your budding knowledge of the endocrine control of metabolism to understand how the endocrine pancreas fails in diabetes with potentially deadly consequences.
Provide an overarching definition of diabetes.
List the different forms of diabetes and explain their similarities and main differences.
Explain how the pathophysiology of diabetes disrupts normal physiology and affects many organ systems, including the circulatory, renal, and respiratory systems
Understand how some of the current drugs to manage diabetes work and reason through what treatments might be effective for which type of diabetes.