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Transcript of Diabetes
Our IPE group:
IPE team involved with diabetes care
Detecting type 1 diabetes:
• Can be detected when an infection triggers the body to destruct insulin making cells in the pancreas
• If a person is feeling:
- Excessively tired
- Losing weight fast
How is Diabetes Detected/ Prevented?
• Diabetes Mellitus is an often life-long chronic metabolic condition where the body fails to secrete or respond properly to insulin.
• There are several different types of diabetes, type 1 and type 2.
• The causes of diabetes types 1 and 2 differs
+Type 1: heredity, genes, less controllable
+Type 1: lifestyle factors, diet, age
• Symptoms: Excessive thirst and urination, fatigue, susceptibility to and difficulty clearing up infections
What is Diabetes?
A diabetes specialist is able to assist a person diagnosed with diabetes in several ways:
explain the daily requirements of a person diagnosed with diabetes.
the risks that can occur if improper maintenance occurs.
Instructions on how to self manage diabetes.
How the use of an insulin pump can be easier for daily maintenance.
Change patterns in there food
Provide a healthy meal plan
Provide advice for a better diet and lifestyle
Effect of diabetes if treated from young age:
+ Child has less memories prior to life without diabetes
+ Both surrounding family and patient have healthier lifestyle as of condition.
+ Daily Blood Glucose tests and insulin injections
How does Diabetes affect the patient and their family?
Effect of Diabetes if not treated properly:
+ An added risk of complications: Heart failure, stroke, kidney damage, ETC.
+ There has been found to be a strong link between poor mental health and diabetes.
+ Impact on the family.
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• Diabetes Mellitus has two most commonly occurring types of diabetes; Type 1 and Type 2.
• First contact of medical help is received from a local general practitioner
• They can then be referred onwards to.....
Detecting type 2 diabetes:
• If a person is feeling tired, thirsty, is urinating excessively, is developing skin rashes that are itching heavily or is frequently having persistent infections
• They are at a high risk of developing type 2 diabetes
• If they live an unhealthy lifestyle
Preventing type 1 diabetes:
• Can’t currently be prevented
• Scientists have been researching into the autoimmune processes
• Also environmental factors that both can lead to type 1 diabetes
• Looking to try and prevent it in the future
Preventing type 2 diabetes:
• It has been shown that type 2 diabetes can be delayed and even prevented by a change in lifestyle
• This is because it is a lifestyle disease
• Increasing physical activity, weight loss and an improved diet significantly changes the outcome
• These factors have all proved to significantly reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes