Diagnosing Diabetes – Free Sample

Catalog #STO-117F

Does your patient have Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes?

Time To Complete Time to complete: Two 40-minute class periods, plus homework

Analyze simulated blood plasma samples collected during a glucose tolerance test to determine if your patient has Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes.

  • Create a patient information sheet about diabetes and the glucose tolerance test.
  • Test and graph glucose and insulin levels in simulated blood plasma samples.
  • Analyze the test results to determine if the patient has Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes.

Limit 1 free sample per customer

Each assembled kit contains:

  • Student instructions
  • 5 simulated “Blood Plasma” samples
  • Simulated “Insulin Indicator”
  • 6 labeled droppers
  • Simulated “Glucose Test Paper”
  • Glucose and Insulin Test Color Charts
  • Glucose Tolerance Testing Sheet
  • What You Should Know About Diabetes and the Glucose Tolerance Test

Also required: Safety goggles, scissors, tape or glue, paper towels for clean-up

Teacher Testimonial

What a great out of the box hands on experiment. These are such great tools!

- High school biology teacher (TX)

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