Your SlideShare is downloading. ×
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5

Thanks for flagging this SlideShare!

Oops! An error has occurred.

Saving this for later? Get the SlideShare app to save on your phone or tablet. Read anywhere, anytime – even offline.
Text the download link to your phone
Standard text messaging rates apply



Published on

Published in: Health & Medicine

  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Total Views
On Slideshare
From Embeds
Number of Embeds
Embeds 0
No embeds

Report content
Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

No notes for slide


  • 2. What is Diabetes? • Diabetes is a disease in which the body does not produce or properly use insulin.
  • 3. What is insulin? • Insulin is a type of hormone found in your body.
  • 4. What is insulin used for? • Insulin is used to convert sugar and starches into energy needed for day to day life.
  • 5. Is there more than one type of diabetes? There are three major types of diabetes 1.Type 1 Diabetes 2.Type 2 Diabetes 3.Gestational Diabetes Mellitus otherwise known as GDM
  • 6. 
  • 7. What is Type 1 Diabetes? • Type1 Diabetesisalso known as JuvenileDiabetes
  • 8. Facts about type 1 Diabetes
  • 9. Fact # 1 • Type 1 Diabetes is usuallyType 1 Diabetes is usually diagnosed in children and youngdiagnosed in children and young adults, however it is possible to beadults, however it is possible to be diagnosed in adults.diagnosed in adults.
  • 10. Fact # 2 • Type 1 Diabetics must injectType 1 Diabetics must inject themselves with insulin severalthemselves with insulin several times dailytimes daily
  • 11. Fact # 3 • Type 1 Diabetes is thought to be caused by both genetic and environmental factors.
  • 12. Fact # 4Fact # 4 • Type 1 Diabetes comes suddenly, usually under the age of 40 years old.
  • 13. What are some signs of Type 1 Diabetes?
  • 14. SIGNS:SIGNS: Weight Loss Excessive Thirst Increase in appetite Drowsiness/Laziness Constantly having to go to the bathroom Bad attitude/Moody Sugar in Urine Sudden unconsciousness Breath with fruity odor
  • 15. How many AmericansHow many Americans are Living with Type 1are Living with Type 1 Diabetes?Diabetes?
  • 16. Currently, there are about 3 million people living with Type 1 Diabetes in the United States.
  • 17. About how manyAbout how many people are diagnosedpeople are diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes awith Type 1 Diabetes a year?year?
  • 18. More than 15,000 Children are diagnosed with Diabetes each year in the U.S. alone.
  • 19. What are the complications of Type 1 Diabetes?
  • 20. Heart Disease Diabetes brings more of a risk for heart attack as well as stroke due to poor circulation throughout the body.
  • 21. Kidney Disease • Diabetes can damage the kidneys, which may eventually lead to kidney failure, or may lead to the need for a kidney transplant.
  • 22. Eye ComplicationsEye Complications • Diabetes causes sight trouble. People who have diabetes have a higher risk of becoming blind.
  • 23. Nerve Damage • Nerve damage is one of the most common complications of Diabetes. This is when damage occurs to the nerves that run throughout yourentire body.
  • 24. Foot Complications • Nerve damage occurs in the feet because of poor circulation that is caused by Diabetes.
  • 25. Gastro paresis •Gastro paresis is when the stomach takes too long to digest and empty the food from the stomach.
  • 26. Skin Disorders
  • 27. 
  • 28. What is Type 2 Diabetes? • Type 2 Diabetes in the most common type Diabetes.
  • 29. In the body of Type 2 Diabetics, the body either: A. Does not produce insulin B. Cells reject the insulin OR
  • 30. Facts About Type 2 Diabetes • Type 2 Diabetes can occur in anyone • Some races (African Americans, Latinos, Native Americans, and Asians,) have a higher risk for Type 2 Diabetes • With Type 2 Diabetes, insulin that the body produces isn’t as efficient at moving sugar out of the blood as it should be, however, some sugar is still moved out of the blood.
  • 31. What are some treatmentsWhat are some treatments for Diabetes?for Diabetes?
  • 32. For Type 1 Diabetes:For Type 1 Diabetes: •   .
  • 33. For Type 2 DiabetesFor Type 2 Diabetes • Planning meals to control your blood sugar • Exercise • Lose Weight
  • 34. What is GestationalWhat is Gestational Diabetes?Diabetes? • When women previously diagnosed with diabetes show high glucose levels in their blood during pregnancy.
  • 35. FactsFacts • Usually diagnosed during pregnancy • Affects 3-10 percent of pregnancies • Babies could possibly be too big (problems with delivery,) and low blood sugar in their bodies, are more at risk for Type 2 Diabetes later in their lives.
  • 36. Treatment for GestationalTreatment for Gestational DiabetesDiabetes •Change in diet •Ant ibiot ics/ insulin
  • 37.  
  • 39.  
  • 40. Dick Clark, producer of top award shows such as the Golden Globes and the American Music Awards, has Type 2 Diabetes.
  • 41. Larry King, host of Larry King Live, has Type 2 Diabetes
  • 42. Mary Tyler Moore has Type 1 Diabetes, and is chairman of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF.)
  • 44. Mick Fleet wood, in Fleet wood Mac.
  • 45. Bret Michaels, Lead singer of Poison, was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes at age 6
  • 46. Nick Jonas of the Jonas Brothers has Type 1 Diabetes
  • 47. Aretha Franklin, known as theAretha Franklin, known as the “Queen of Soul.”“Queen of Soul.”
  • 48. Elvis Presley had Diabetes
  • 49. Athletes with Diabetes
  • 50. Ed Kranepool, former1st basemen forthe New York Mets.
  • 51. Ron Santo, played for the Chicago Cubs
  • 52. Kendall Simmons has Type 2 Diabetes
  • 53. David Wells