Diabetes is a metabolic disease that affects a person’s blood sugar due to the body’s inability to process insulin- either because of a failing pancreas or because the person’s blood cells do not know how to properly absorb the insulin needed to keep the body going. In the scientific community the condition goes by diabetes mellitus. There are three main types of diabetes- type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes and gestational diabetes. Type 1 diabetes used to be known as juvenile diabetes due to its prevalence in children. Type 2 diabetes is the most common form of diabetes in the United States and is usually associated with unhealthy eating and poor exercise. Gestational diabetes is a rare form of diabetes that occurs in women during pregnancy. Untreated, diabetes can cause comas, cardiovascular disease, renal failure, blindness, paralysis and more. That is why early diagnosis and intervention, as well as proper management and learning to control the disease is so important if a person with diabetes wants to live a long and healthy life.
The London Marathon takes place just six days after the Boston Marathon incident. Among the crowd at the marathon was Prince Harry who mingled with the crowd of people attending the London marathon despite the fears of bomb explosions similar to those witnessed during the Boston marathon. The prince said that he had not thought of cancelling the visits following the Boston bombings. The outcome of the marathon shifts the focus back from terrorist fears to sport. The participants in the marathon including Tsegaye Kabede the winner of both the 2010 London marathon and the current marathon condemns the Boston incident. Prince Harry also commented on the huge crowds along the route and stressed that it was remarkable to see such crowds. The crowds along the route held banners paying tribute to Boston. The organizers increased the event security by 40%, but this did not affect the race. Several competitors had participated in the Boston Marathon, and among them was Tatyana McFadden. The American won the Boston Marathon and marked her 24th birthday with a second title during the London marathon. She said she was determined to run at the London marathon as a tribute to the victims of the Boston incident. Jeptoo the winner of the women’s marathon said the turnout of spectators was incredible and they were not scared.
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Emaar Properties PJSC is a Public Joint Stock Company based in Dubai. It was founded in 1997. Its profile consists of property development, management and design. The company’s stocks are listed on the Dubai Financial Market. Emaar Properties is also present in emerging markets worldwide; Canada, the United States, Turkey and other Arabic countries.
Race-Baiters is a unique social commentary about the perspective of the media today. Unlike the days, where news was delivered to give you the news, it now focuses on entertainment, opinions and editorial story pieces that run throughout the thirty to an hour long format. Mega news networks like CNN, FOX, MSNBC, and others are prime sources of where most individuals receive political and world news, relying on local new sources for more local events. These leading news networks have garnered a mass audience and have substantial influences on individuals in aspects of religion, political, and social issues. Eric Deggans defines media ecology as, “the constellation of websites, social media spaces, radio and TV outlets, print publication, and even music platform that each person regularly consults each day.”(Deggans, pg.225) The basis of media ecology is that it defines your circle of network of social and technology sources that make up your daily digital digest.