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Diabetes ppt


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Diabetes ppt

  1. 1. Created by: Gustavo Perez
  2. 2.  Diabetes is a chronic (lifelong) disease marked by high levels of sugar in the blood. The Types of Diabetes There are two Types of diabetes…..  One is Type 1 Diabetes  The other is Type 2 Diabetes
  3. 3.  Type 1 diabetes is a chronic (lifelong) disease that occurs when the pancreas does not produce enough insulin to properly control blood sugar levels. What Causes Type 1 Diabetes The bodys own immune system attacks and destroys beta cells in the pancreas that are responsible for creating the hormone insulin.
  4. 4.  Type 2 diabetes formerly called non-insulin- dependent diabetes is a disorder that is characterized by high blood glucose in the context of insulin resistance and relative insulin deficiency. What Causes Type 2 Diabetes Type 2 diabetes occurs when the pancreas doesnt make enough insulin or the cells of the body become resistant to insulin.
  5. 5. Hypoglycemia, also calledlow blood glucose or lowblood sugar, occurs whenblood glucose drops belownormal levels.
  6. 6.  If you sugar is 70 or lower you should treat it with….  ½ a glass of juice  ¼ glass of soft drink  2 or more glucose tablets if necessary
  7. 7. Hyperglycemia, or highblood sugar is a condition inwhich an excessive amountof glucose circulates in theblood plasma.
  8. 8.  If your sugar is above 240 you should do the followings:  Drink lots of sugar-free fluids like water or diet drinks  Eat the right food and the right amounts  Check your blood sugars more often  Check keytones if over 240  Call doctor or nurse if you have a positive keytones
  9. 9. Age (years) levels for someone with diabetes (mg/dl) A1c level19 years or older 70-140 mg/dl Lees than < 7%13-19 years 70-150 mg/dl Less than < 7.5%6-12 years 70-180 mg/dl Less than < 8%Under six years 80-200 mg/dl 7.5% - 8.5%Normal level (for non 70-120 mg/dl 4.3% - 6.2%diabetics)
  10. 10. Be physical active….Eat a healthy dietAbcs(know and control) a1c, blood pressure, cholesterol, and smoking Take your medication
  11. 11.  Contact me (Gustavo Perez) by email at
  12. 12.  Congratulations you guys have learned about diabetes and spread the word!!!! Please take donations this year and get a shoe to put on a bulletin board in the hallway thank you guys!!!!