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Understanding Diabetes  <ul><li>What is diabetes? </li></ul><ul><li>Risk factors </li></ul><ul><li>People without diabetes...
What is diabetes? <ul><li>Diabetes is a condition in which the amount of glucose (sugar) in the blood is too high because ...
Risk Factors <ul><li>Diabetes and age </li></ul><ul><li>Diabetes runs in families </li></ul><ul><li>Weight is a factor in ...
People without diabetes Insulin Pancreas Muscle cells Glucose Bloodstream Glucose and Insulin Carbohydrate
People with Type 1 diabetes No Insulin Pancreas Muscle cells Glucose Bloodstream Glucose can’t enter cells Carbohydrate
People with Type 2 diabetes Not enough Insulin Pancreas Muscle cells Glucose Bloodstream Glucose can’t enter cells Carbohy...
People with Type 2 diabetes Insulin Pancreas Muscle cells Glucose Bloodstream Glucose can’t enter cells Carbohydrate Body ...
Signs and symptoms <ul><li>Going to the toilet often </li></ul><ul><li>Extreme thirst </li></ul><ul><li>Extreme tiredness ...
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Understanding diabetes presentation (PPT) 415KB

  1. 2. Understanding Diabetes <ul><li>What is diabetes? </li></ul><ul><li>Risk factors </li></ul><ul><li>People without diabetes </li></ul><ul><li>People with Type 1 diabetes </li></ul><ul><li>People with Type 2 diabetes </li></ul><ul><li>Signs and symptoms </li></ul>
  2. 3. What is diabetes? <ul><li>Diabetes is a condition in which the amount of glucose (sugar) in the blood is too high because the body cannot use it properly. </li></ul>
  3. 4. Risk Factors <ul><li>Diabetes and age </li></ul><ul><li>Diabetes runs in families </li></ul><ul><li>Weight is a factor in diabetes </li></ul><ul><li>Circulation problems and high blood pressure </li></ul><ul><li>Diabetes and pregnancy </li></ul><ul><li>Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome </li></ul><ul><li>Impaired blood glucose levels </li></ul>
  4. 5. People without diabetes Insulin Pancreas Muscle cells Glucose Bloodstream Glucose and Insulin Carbohydrate
  5. 6. People with Type 1 diabetes No Insulin Pancreas Muscle cells Glucose Bloodstream Glucose can’t enter cells Carbohydrate
  6. 7. People with Type 2 diabetes Not enough Insulin Pancreas Muscle cells Glucose Bloodstream Glucose can’t enter cells Carbohydrate
  7. 8. People with Type 2 diabetes Insulin Pancreas Muscle cells Glucose Bloodstream Glucose can’t enter cells Carbohydrate Body Fat
  8. 9. Signs and symptoms <ul><li>Going to the toilet often </li></ul><ul><li>Extreme thirst </li></ul><ul><li>Extreme tiredness </li></ul><ul><li>Weight loss </li></ul><ul><li>Genital itching and thrush </li></ul><ul><li>Blurred vision </li></ul>

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