What is the first line treatment recommendation for diabetes?
The first line treatment recommendation is lifestyle changes, which include exercise and weight loss. However, lifestyle changes are very difficult for patients to make. Patients must be monitored for 6 months and if they do not make any changes, medications must be considered.
What is the difference between Schizophreniform and Schizophrenia?
Schizophreniform and Schizophrenia are diagnosed when an individual has all symptoms of the disorder known as Schizophrenia. The only difference between the two is the temporal, or time, component. Schizophreniform is diagnosed when a patient has symptoms lasting from 1 month --> 6 months. When symptoms persist for more than 6 months, the diagnosis is changed to Schizophrenia.
What is the role of mitochondria in a cell?
Mitochondria are known as the "powerhouses" of cells. Mitochondria are where the final stages of cellular respiration occur, the Krebs cycle and the respiratory chain. Energy produced is stored in the form of ATP.