RECOGNIZING OUR WOMEN. THEIR WORTH AND HEALTH 2007. DIABETES. DEFINITION. A condition that occurs when the body either does not produce enough Insulin or cannot effectively use the Insulin it produces.
THEIR WORTH AND HEALTH
Do you have diabetes, heart disease or kidney disease?
Do you weigh more than you should?
Are you African -American?
Are you age 35 or older?
Do you often eat fried, salty or greasy foods?
Are you under a lot of stress?
Do you spend a lot of time sitting?
Do you get little physical activity?
Do you have 2 or more drinks of alcohol every day?
Do you often get headaches or wake up with a headache?Can you have Hypertension?
Systolic reading (mmHg)
Diastolic reading (mmHg
Recheck in two years
Recheck in 2 years
Recheck in one year
HypertensionStage 1 (Mild)
Confirm within two months
HypertensionStage 2 (Moderate)
Evaluate within one month
HypertensionStage 3 (Severe)
Evaluate immediately or within one
week depending on situation
Benefits of Diet to Your Health
Check your weight
Balance intake with output