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Type 1 Diabetes: What is it? Diabetes mellitus Juvenile diabetes or insulin dependent diabetes A disorder of which the body’s immune system attacks and destroys certain cells in the pancreas
Type 1 Diabetes: Who it affects? All ages Usually diagnosed in children and young adults Type 1 or juvenile diabetes affects 70,000 children under the age of 15 years every year.
Causes Type 1 diabetes is a disorder of the human immune system that makes it difficult for the body to produce insulin. Without insulin, the body cannot convert sugar from food into nutrients for cells. This kind of disorder can be passed down through families.
Symptoms urinates frequently. is abnormally thirsty. loses weight (or fails to gain weight as he/she grows) often feels tired ketones can build up in the childs blood and cause stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, fruity-smelling breath, breathing problems, and even loss of consciousness.
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Treatment Lifelong commitment to: Taking insulin: anyone who has type one diabetes needs insulin therapy to survive Exercising regularly and maintaining a healthy weight Eating healthy foods Monitoring blood sugar
Treatment cont.• Goal is to keep your blood sugar as close to normal as possible to delay or prevent complications.• High blood sugar (hyperglycemia). Your blood sugar can rise for many reasons:• eating too much• eating the wrong types of foods• not taking enough insulin
Risks Hypoglycemia unawareness- the body no longer reacts to low blood sugar with symptoms such as lightheadedness and headaches therefore unable to detect a decline in blood sugar levels. The more you experience low blood sugars the more susceptible you are to hypoglycemia unawareness.
Interesting Facts Diabetes is a silent epidemic and according to WHO there are 246 million people in the world living with diabetes. This is almost 6% of the worlds adult population. The Asian population is affected five times more with diabetes than the white population The cost of treating diabetes and its other problems are estimated at 215-375 billion US dollars.
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