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All About Diabetes. By: Joanna Gomola For ages 18+. What Is Diabetes. Disorder of metabolism Chronic disease High levels of sugar in the blood. What Is Diabetes? (con’t). Insulin = hormone Converts sugar & starches into energy Pancreas produces too little/much insulin

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All about diabetes

All About Diabetes

By: Joanna Gomola

For ages 18+


What is diabetes

What Is Diabetes

  • Disorder of metabolism

  • Chronic disease

  • High levels of sugar in the blood


What is diabetes con t

What Is Diabetes? (con’t)

  • Insulin=hormone

  • Converts sugar & starches into energy

  • Pancreas produces too little/much insulin

  • Cells don’t respond appropriately to insulin


Types of diabetes

Types Of Diabetes:

  • Prediabetes

  • Type 1

  • Type 2

  • Gestational diabetes


Prediabetes

Prediabetes:

  • Blood glucose is high

  • Not high enough to be diabetes

  • Can be prevented by:

    • Diet changes

    • Increasing physical activity


Prebiabetes statistics

Prebiabetes Statistics:

  • Currently 79 million people have prediabetes

  • About 11% of people develop diabetes

  • Type 2 may develop within 10 years

  • 58% chance of lowering risk with:

    • Exercise

    • Losing 7% body weight


Type 1 diabetes

Type 1 Diabetes:

  • Previously known as juvenile diabetes

  • Autoimmune disease

  • Can occur at any age:

    • Young children

    • Teens

    • Young adults

  • Develops over a short period

  • Body makes little or no insulin

  • Daily injections of insulin are needed


  • Type 1 diabetes statistics

    Type 1 Diabetes Statistics:

    • 5% of people with diabetes have type 1

    • Approximately 80 people diagnosed daily

    • If managed, person can live long


    Faces of type 1 diabetes

    Faces Of Type 1 Diabetes:


    Type 2 diabetes

    Type 2 Diabetes:

    • Often labeled as adult onset

    • Body may not produce enough insulin

    • Body may ignore insulin produced

    • Usually occurs in adulthood

    • Can be diagnosed in young adults

    • Mainly associated with:

      • Older age

      • Obesity

      • Family history of diabetes

      • Physical inactivity

      • & certain ethnicities


    Type 2 diabetes statistics

    Type 2 Diabetes Statistics:

    • Most common form of diabetes

    • Most common among:

      • African Americans

      • Latinos

      • Native Americans

      • Asian Americans

      • & Pacific Islanders

  • 90-95% of people with diabetes have type 2

  • 80% with type 2 are overweight


  • Faces of type 2 diabetes

    Faces of Type 2 Diabetes:


    Gestational diabetes

    Gestational Diabetes:

    • High blood sugar levels during pregnancy

    • Hormones from the placenta block insulin

    • Untreated & poorly controlled can harm baby

    • Usually occurs in:

      • Ethnic groups

      • Women with a family history of diabetes


    Gestational diabetes statistics

    Gestational Diabetes Statistics:

    • Usually occurs around the 24th week

    • Affects 18% of pregnancies

    • Usually disappears after birth

    • 40-60% greater risk of developing type 2


    Faces of gestational diabetes

    Faces Of Gestational Diabetes:


    Risk factors of diabetes

    Risk Factors Of Diabetes:

    • Type 1

      • Genetics & family history

      • Diseases of the pancreas

      • Infections or illnesses


    Risk factors of diabetes1

    Risk Factors Of Diabetes:

    • Type 2

      • Obesity/being overweight

      • Insulin resistance

      • Ethnic background

      • High blood pressure

      • Family history

      • Sedentary lifestyle

      • Age


    Risk factors of diabetes2

    Risk Factors Of Diabetes:

    • Gestational Diabetes

      • Obesity/being overweight

      • Previous glucose intolerance

      • Family history

      • Age


    All about diabetes

    Do you have any of these symptoms?


    Treatment care of diabetes

    Treatment & Care of Diabetes:

    • No cure for diabetes

    • People are encouraged to learn about:

      • The latest medical therapies & approaches

      • & healthy lifestyle choices

  • Blood glucose meters are important to use

  • Insulin injections may be necessary

  • Treatment involves:

    • Medicines

    • Diet

    • & exercise to control blood sugar


  • Complications

    Complications:

    • Diabetes can cause complications with your:

      • Eyes

      • Feet

      • Ears

      • Skin

      • Blood pressure

      • Kidneys

      • Heart

      • Nerves

      • Oral health

      • & mental health


    Diabetes myths

    Diabetes Myths:

    • Diabetes is not a serious disease

    • Overweight/obese people will develop diabetes

    • Eating too much sugar causes diabetes

    • Diabetics should eat diabetic foods

    • Diabetics can’t eat sweets/chocolate

    • Diabetics can only eat small amounts of:

      • Breads

      • Potatoes

      • Pasta


    Diabetes fact

    Diabetes FACT:


    References

    References:

    • http://www.diabetes.org

    • http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/PMH0002194/

    • http://www.diabetesandrelatedhealthissues.com/index.html

    • http://diabetes.niddk.nih.gov/dm/pubs/overview/#what

    • http://www.jdrf.org/index.cfm?page_id=102585


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