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Transcript of Diabetes Presentation
The body does not produce insulin
The body does not use insulin properly insulin resistance
Types of Diabetes
managed with nutrition
managed with exercise
aided by medications (insulin)
Living with Diabetes
Blood Glucose Testing
This semester I focused on diabetes:
Creating Programs for diabetics
Essays focusing on diabetes
should be more options for diabetics
diabetes impacted daily life
other complications from procedures
Elizabeth Evan Hughes
Diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes
About Hughes struggle with diabetes and discovery of insulin
Impacted weight-managed by eating around 300 calories a day
One of the first children to receive insulin treatment
The Fight to Survive
Insulin is a hormone that is needed to convert sugar, starches and other food into energy needed for daily life.
2 injections of insulin per day
progress to 3-4 injections per day
1 injection per day without any diabetes pills.
single injection inserting liquid medication or nutrients into the body with a syringe.
altering blood glucose levels
help prevent further complications
help with insulin resistance
balance the body
Neglect of Diabetes:
amputation due to death of tissue
and more ...
Exploring New technologies for diabetics to avoid daily pricking fingers-still in progress however final product would be too costly for most diabetics
Problem solving- creating nutrition and lifestyle programs for diabetics so they have greater access to dieticians.
The Harvard School of Public Health (2014)states, "About 9 cases in 10 could be avoided by taking several simple steps: keeping weight under control, exercising more, eating a healthy diet, and not smoking."
American Diabetes Association (2014). www.diabetes.org.Retrived June1, 2014, from http://diabetes.org
Basics about Diabetes. (2012, September 6). Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Retrieved May 10, 2014, from http://www.cdc.gov/diabetes/consumer/learn.htm
Cox, C. (2009). The fight to survive: a young girl, diabetes, and the discovery of insulin. New York: Kaplan Pub.
Diabetes: MedlinePlus. (n.d.). U.S National Library of Medicine. Retrieved May 29, 2014, from http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/diabet
Prezi - Presentation Software. (n.d.). prezi.com. Retrieved June 1, 2014, from http://www.prezi.com
University of Rochester Medical Center. (2014). University of Rochester Medical Center. Retrieved May 11, 2014, from http://www.urmc.rochester.edu/encyclopedia/content.aspx?ContentTypeID=56&ContentID=DM113
"Elizabeth’s treatment was conducted by Dr. Allen who prescribed his special diet called Allen’s diet. This diet consisted of eating 800 to 300 calories a day to insure no traces of glucose made it into Elizabeth’s urine. If traces were found, she had to consume less food."
The CDC (2014) emphasizes, “People with diabetes should see a health care provider who will monitor their diabetes control and help them learn to manage their diabetes.”
Diet can effect diabetes by...