Chiamaka Agbasionwe University at Buffalo       Intern
   Glucose is a carbohydrate and the most    important simple sugar in human metabolism   Two sources of glucose: food &...
   Fluctuations of blood glucose levels   Might not be indicative of diabetes
   Cells become resistant to the action    of insulin   Pancreas is unable to make enough    insulin to overcome this re...
   Combination of genetic    susceptibility and environmental    factors   Auto immune disorder
 Type    II   Weight   Inactivity   Age   Race   Gestational diabetes   Polycystic ovary syndrome
 Type    1   Genetics   Environment   Presence of damaging immune    system cells   Race   Geography
   Frequent urination   Thirst   Extreme hunger   Unusual weight loss   Fatigue
   All the symptoms of Type II are    applicable   Frequent infections   Blurred vision   Cuts/bruises that are slow t...
   Cardiovascular disease   Neuropathy   Nephropathy   Eye damage   Foot damage   Just to name a few
   Put shoes by the door   Body scan after shower   Prepare emergency snacks   Put a tag on gym bag   Make insulin wo...
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Chiamaka diabetes presentation

  1. 1. Chiamaka Agbasionwe University at Buffalo Intern
  2. 2.  Glucose is a carbohydrate and the most important simple sugar in human metabolism Two sources of glucose: food & liver Used as a source of energy for cells Brains main source of fuel Pancreas (B cells) secrete insulin Insulin takes glucose from the blood stream into the cells.
  3. 3.  Fluctuations of blood glucose levels Might not be indicative of diabetes
  4. 4.  Cells become resistant to the action of insulin Pancreas is unable to make enough insulin to overcome this resistance
  5. 5.  Combination of genetic susceptibility and environmental factors Auto immune disorder
  6. 6.  Type II Weight Inactivity Age Race Gestational diabetes Polycystic ovary syndrome
  7. 7.  Type 1 Genetics Environment Presence of damaging immune system cells Race Geography
  8. 8.  Frequent urination Thirst Extreme hunger Unusual weight loss Fatigue
  9. 9.  All the symptoms of Type II are applicable Frequent infections Blurred vision Cuts/bruises that are slow to heal Tingling/numbness on feet/hands
  10. 10.  Cardiovascular disease Neuropathy Nephropathy Eye damage Foot damage Just to name a few
  11. 11.  Put shoes by the door Body scan after shower Prepare emergency snacks Put a tag on gym bag Make insulin work for your life style Power up your diet – ADA super foods Drink some water See your doctor regularly

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