Juvenile Diabetes Walking to Find a Cure!
What is Diabetes? <ul><li>A disorder when the body has trouble regulating its blood glucose or blood sugar levels </li></u...
Facts About Diabetes <ul><li>17 million people in the U.S. have diabetes </li></ul><ul><li>About 35 children are diagnosed...
Overview of Type 1 Diabetes <ul><li>Generally develops in children, teens, and young adults </li></ul><ul><li>Juvenile Dia...
Type 1 Diabetes <ul><li>Juvenile Diabetes </li></ul><ul><li>Insulin-dependent diabetes </li></ul><ul><li>A disorder of the...
Symptoms of Type 1 Diabetes <ul><li>Extreme thirst </li></ul><ul><li>Frequent urination </li></ul><ul><li>Drowsiness or le...
Highs & Lows <ul><li>“ A balancing act” </li></ul><ul><li>Too much sugar in the system causes blood sugar levels to go “hi...
JDRF <ul><li>Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation </li></ul><ul><li>Fundraises money through the Walk for the Cure </li><...
Walk For A Cure
QUIZ TIME! Answer correct & pick a prize.
Question # 1 <ul><li>What is type 1 diabetes? </li></ul>
Answer # 1 <ul><li>Juvenile Diabetes </li></ul><ul><li>A disorder when the body has trouble regulating its blood sugar lev...
Question # 2 <ul><li>Name two symptoms </li></ul><ul><li>of Type 1 diabetes. </li></ul>
Answer # 2 <ul><li>Extreme thirst </li></ul><ul><li>Frequent urination </li></ul><ul><li>Drowsiness or lethargy </li></ul>...
Question # 3 <ul><li>Approximately how many children are diagnosed with Juvenile Diabetes each day? </li></ul>
Answer # 3 <ul><li>About 35 children </li></ul>
Question #4 <ul><li>What does JDRF stand for? </li></ul>
Answer #4 <ul><li>Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation   </li></ul>
Question #5 <ul><li>What is needed for our cells to absorb the sugar we need to function? </li></ul>
Answer #5 <ul><li>Insulin </li></ul>
Question #6 <ul><li>Who typically develops type 1 diabetes? </li></ul>
Answer #6 <ul><li>Children </li></ul><ul><li>Teens </li></ul><ul><li>Young adults </li></ul>
Question #7 <ul><li>What are two types of diabetes? </li></ul>
Answer #7 <ul><li>Type 1 diabetes and Type 2 diabetes </li></ul>
Question #8 <ul><li>Does too much sugar in the system cause blood sugar levels to go “high” or “low”? </li></ul>
Answer #8 <ul><li>high </li></ul>
Question #9 <ul><li>Does too much insulin in the system, or too little food, cause “high” or “low” blood sugars? </li></ul>
Answer #9 <ul><li>low </li></ul>
Question #10 <ul><li>About how many children have Juvenile Diabetes? </li></ul>
Answer #10 <ul><li>Well over 1 million children </li></ul>
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  1. 1. Juvenile Diabetes Walking to Find a Cure!
  2. 2. What is Diabetes? <ul><li>A disorder when the body has trouble regulating its blood glucose or blood sugar levels </li></ul><ul><li>There are two types of diabetes: type 1 and type 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Diabetes is not caused by eating too much sugar </li></ul>
  3. 3. Facts About Diabetes <ul><li>17 million people in the U.S. have diabetes </li></ul><ul><li>About 35 children are diagnosed with Juvenile Diabetes each day </li></ul><ul><li>Well over 1 million children have type 1 diabetes </li></ul>
  4. 4. Overview of Type 1 Diabetes <ul><li>Generally develops in children, teens, and young adults </li></ul><ul><li>Juvenile Diabetes does not go away </li></ul><ul><li>Destroys the insulin producing cells </li></ul><ul><li>Without insulin our cells cannot absorb the sugar they need to function </li></ul><ul><li>Daily injections or insulin pumps </li></ul>
  5. 5. Type 1 Diabetes <ul><li>Juvenile Diabetes </li></ul><ul><li>Insulin-dependent diabetes </li></ul><ul><li>A disorder of the body’s immune system </li></ul><ul><li>Occurs when the body’s immune system attacks and destroys certain cells in the pancreas </li></ul>
  6. 6. Symptoms of Type 1 Diabetes <ul><li>Extreme thirst </li></ul><ul><li>Frequent urination </li></ul><ul><li>Drowsiness or lethargy </li></ul><ul><li>Sugar in urine </li></ul><ul><li>Sudden weight loss </li></ul><ul><li>Sudden vision changes </li></ul>
  7. 7. Highs & Lows <ul><li>“ A balancing act” </li></ul><ul><li>Too much sugar in the system causes blood sugar levels to go “high” </li></ul><ul><li>Too much insulin in the system, or eating too little food, can cause “low” blood sugars </li></ul>
  8. 8. JDRF <ul><li>Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation </li></ul><ul><li>Fundraises money through the Walk for the Cure </li></ul><ul><li>Dedicated to improving the lives of children living with diabetes </li></ul>
  9. 9. Walk For A Cure
  10. 10. QUIZ TIME! Answer correct & pick a prize.
  11. 11. Question # 1 <ul><li>What is type 1 diabetes? </li></ul>
  12. 12. Answer # 1 <ul><li>Juvenile Diabetes </li></ul><ul><li>A disorder when the body has trouble regulating its blood sugar levels </li></ul><ul><li>Insulin-dependent diabetes </li></ul><ul><li>A disorder of the immune system </li></ul>
  13. 13. Question # 2 <ul><li>Name two symptoms </li></ul><ul><li>of Type 1 diabetes. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Answer # 2 <ul><li>Extreme thirst </li></ul><ul><li>Frequent urination </li></ul><ul><li>Drowsiness or lethargy </li></ul><ul><li>Sugar in urine </li></ul><ul><li>Sudden weight loss </li></ul><ul><li>Sudden vision changes </li></ul>
  15. 15. Question # 3 <ul><li>Approximately how many children are diagnosed with Juvenile Diabetes each day? </li></ul>
  16. 16. Answer # 3 <ul><li>About 35 children </li></ul>
  17. 17. Question #4 <ul><li>What does JDRF stand for? </li></ul>
  18. 18. Answer #4 <ul><li>Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation </li></ul>
  19. 19. Question #5 <ul><li>What is needed for our cells to absorb the sugar we need to function? </li></ul>
  20. 20. Answer #5 <ul><li>Insulin </li></ul>
  21. 21. Question #6 <ul><li>Who typically develops type 1 diabetes? </li></ul>
  22. 22. Answer #6 <ul><li>Children </li></ul><ul><li>Teens </li></ul><ul><li>Young adults </li></ul>
  23. 23. Question #7 <ul><li>What are two types of diabetes? </li></ul>
  24. 24. Answer #7 <ul><li>Type 1 diabetes and Type 2 diabetes </li></ul>
  25. 25. Question #8 <ul><li>Does too much sugar in the system cause blood sugar levels to go “high” or “low”? </li></ul>
  26. 26. Answer #8 <ul><li>high </li></ul>
  27. 27. Question #9 <ul><li>Does too much insulin in the system, or too little food, cause “high” or “low” blood sugars? </li></ul>
  28. 28. Answer #9 <ul><li>low </li></ul>
  29. 29. Question #10 <ul><li>About how many children have Juvenile Diabetes? </li></ul>
  30. 30. Answer #10 <ul><li>Well over 1 million children </li></ul>
  31. 31. Thank You!

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