Detecting the Silent Killer: Clinical Diagnosis of Diabetes
Over 380 million people worldwide are afflicted by diabetes mellitus, a chronic disease that leads to high blood sugar. Due to genetic predisposition and high-calorie, low-activity lifestyles, that number continues to grow. Without early detection and treatment of diabetes, severe medical complications can occur. In this simulation, students will diagnose diabetes in three patients using the urine glucose test and Enzyme-linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA).