Presentation on theme: "What is diabetes? Diabetis is condition where the amount of glucose in your blood is too high because the body cannot use it properly. This is because."— Presentation transcript:
What is diabetes? Diabetis is condition where the amount of glucose in your blood is too high because the body cannot use it properly. This is because your pancrease does not produce insulin or not enough insulin to help glucose enter your body's cell or the insulin that is produce do not work properly. Insulin is the hormone produced by the pancrease that allows glucose to enter the body cells. Where it is used as fuel for energy. So we can work, play and generally live our lives. This is important for our life.
Diabetes Glucose comes from digesting carbohydrate and is also produce by the liver. If you have diabetes, your body cannot make proper use of the glucose so it builds up in the blood and can't be used as fuel. There are two main types of diabetes. -Type 1 diabetes -Type 2 diabetes
Sign and Symptoms of Diabetes Diabetis is detected when doctor or nurse finds a high level of sugar in your blood or urine. Common signs and symptoms of diabetes: Increase thirsty Frequent urination Excessive Hunger Weight loss Fatigue Slow-healing cuts or infections Persistent itching of the skin Blurred vision
Treatment Option Diabetes cannot be cured. Keeping the level of sugar in the blood within its normal can, however, control it. You can control diabetes by: Eating right Exercising Monitoring your blood sugar level. Taking prescribed medication. Learning about diabetes.
Risk for Diabetes Individuals with parents or siblings with diabetes People over the age of 45 People who are overweight People who do not exercise regularly People with low HDL cholestrol or high triglyceride
The risk of uncontrolled Diabetes If not controlled, diabetes can put you at risk for a host of compilations that can effect nearly every organ in the body. They include: The heart and Blood Vessels The eyes The kidneys The nerves The gums and teeth