What are the risk factors ofDiabetes? Darcy Gomez Period #3 Biology
Diabetes Type 1 With type 1 diabetes, which starts in childhood, the pancreas stops producing insulin. Insulin is a hormone your body needs to be able to use the energy -- glucose -- found in food.• Type 1 diabetes occurs 5 to 10 percent in persons• Type 1 diabetes occur in children and teen• Type 1 Diabetes may happen in adults but it will be called latent autoimmune diabetes or type 1.5
Diabetes type 1 • Many diabetes cases are unknown • There is a possible chance 1 of every 10 to get diabetes • with the age the percent in diabetes increases • The people that have high percent of getting diabetes are Hispanic. African American, Native Americans, Asian • Being overweight can also give you a percent in getting diabetes
Risk Factors for Type 1Diabetes• Genetics and family history. Having family members with diabetes is a major risk factor.• Diseases of the pancreas. Injury or diseases of the pancreas can prevent its ability to make insulin and lead to type 1 diabetes.• Infection or illness. A range of relatively rare infections and illnesses can damage the pancreas and cause type 1 diabetes.
Diabetes type 1 and 2 Symptoms• Common symptoms of diabetes include:• Excessive thirst and appetite• Increased urination (sometimes as often as every hour)• Unusual weight loss or gain• Fatigue• Nausea, perhaps vomiting
Type 2 DiabetesType 2 diabetes occurs when the bodycant use the insulin thats made, acondition called insulin resistance.Though it typically starts in adults,type 2 diabetes can begin at any age.Because of the current epidemic ofobesity among U.S. children, type 2diabetes is increasingly found inteenagers.
Diabetes type 2 • Usually type 2 diabetes happen very slow • Type 2 diabetes doesnt’t only effect over weight people it also effects thin people • This diabetes type doesnt occur in adult
Risk factors for type 2 diabetes1. ObesityThe number one risk factor for type 2 diabetes is obesity. The NationalCenter for Health Statistics states that 30% of adults are obese.2. Family History and GeneticsIt appears that people who have family members who have beendiagnosed with type 2 diabetes are at a greater risk for developing itthemselves.3. Increased AgeThe older we get, the greater our risk of type 2 diabetes. Even if anelderly person is thin, they still may be able to getting diabetes.4. High Blood Pressure and High CholesterolThese two bad factors are the hallmark risk factors for many diseasesand conditions, including type 2 diabetes.5. History of Gestational DiabetesGestational diabetes affects about 4% of all pregnant women. It beginswhen hormones from the placenta make the mother insulin resistant.Many women who have gestational diabetes develop type 2 diabetesyears later. Their babies are also at some risk for developing diabeteslater in life.
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