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Diabetes Mellitus Among Children


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Hence,the DM is common disease in children.

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Diabetes Mellitus Among Children

  2. 2. Introduction: <ul><li>According to the Diabetes and Its Management book , (1996), Diabetes Mellitus was known in antiquity and remains today a world-wide health problem. Many of people are suffering from this disease. Nowadays, Diabetes Mellitus is one of the most common diseases in school –aged children. The number of children that suffer from this disease is increasing year by year. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Objectives: <ul><li>1)To describe the meanings of diabetes and children. </li></ul><ul><li>2)To find out the symptoms of diabetes among children. </li></ul><ul><li>3)To list down the causes of diabetes among children. </li></ul><ul><li>4) To examine the effects of diabetes among children. </li></ul><ul><li>5) To discover the ways to prevent diabetes among children. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Definition of Diabetes Mellitus: <ul><li>Diabetes is a disease in which the body does not produce or properly use insulin, a hormone that is needed to convert sugar, starches, and other food into energy needed for daily life. This source adds that, “Diabetes also can be said as a condition in which where there is an abnormally high level of sugar (glucose) in the blood. Normal blood glucose level is 110mg/dL while diabetic blood glucose is higher than 126mg/dL.” </li></ul>
  5. 5. Symptoms of Diabetes Mellitus:
  6. 6. Causes of Diabetes Mellitus:
  7. 7. Effects of Diabetes Mellitus:
  8. 8. How to prevents: <ul><li>Doing regular physical activities </li></ul><ul><li>-to control their weight </li></ul><ul><li>-to lower the blood glucose level </li></ul><ul><li>Follow a healthy meal plan </li></ul><ul><li>- to get proper nutrition for growth </li></ul><ul><li>-to reduce or prevent obesity </li></ul>
  9. 9. Conclusion: <ul><li>Diabetes mellitus become a common disease among children and become more serious if no initiatives are taken to control or overcome this problem. </li></ul><ul><li>So, careful planning are important for the children’s future. </li></ul>