A disease that effects your body’s ability to produce or use insulin
Insulin is a hormone produced in the pancreas that regulates the metabolism of glucose and other nutrients.
Types of Diabetes
Type 1 diabetes is a chronic condition in which the pancreas produces little or no insulin, a hormone needed to allow sugar (glucose) to enter cells to produce energy.
Type 2 diabetes is a chronic condition that affects the way your body metabolizes sugar (glucose), your body's main source of fuel.
Incidence of Diabetes in US
Total: 25.8 million children and adults in the United States—8.3% of the population—have diabetes.
Under 20 years of age
•215,000, or 0.26% of all people in this age group have diabetes
•About 1 in every 400 children and adolescents has diabetes
Age 20 years or older
•25.6 million, or 11.3% of all people in this age group have diabetes
Age 65 years or older
•10.9 million, or 26.9% of all people in this age group have diabetes
•13.0 million, or 11.8% of all men aged 20 years or older have diabetes
•12.6 million, or 10.8% of all women aged 20 years or older have diabetes
Type 1: genetic predisposition and environmental factors
Viruses may trigger the disease in genetically susceptible individuals
Produce no insulin in the pancreas
Obesity; poor diet
Lack of physical activity
High blood pressure
Unexplained weight loss (even though you are eating and feel hungry)
Loss of consciousness (rare)
Hypoglycemia(low blood sugar)
Increased thirst and frequent urination.
Increased hunger/weight gain
Diagnosis and Tests of Diabetes
Random blood sugar test
Fasting Blood Glucose (FBG)
Glycated hemoglobin (A1C) test
Unknown way to prevent
Researchers are working on preventing the disease or further destruction of the islet cells in people who are newly diagnosed
stay at a healthy weight/Eat healthy
Increase physical actives
Lower your blood sugar
Exercising regularly and maintaining a healthy weight
Eating healthy foods
Monitoring blood sugar
Blood sugar monitoring
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