Type 1 Diabetes

"What to Expect"

Basic Recommendations for a Diabetic Diet

--Limit in take of fats, it does not raise blood glucose, but can lead to you being over weight

--Stick to regular meals 3 times a day

--Good balance/ amount of food

--Healthy eating of a wide variety of food - vegetables, whole grains, fruits, non-fat dairy problems

Background on the Biology on type 1 Diabeties

  • Pancreas produces little to no insulin
  • More than 200,000 U.S. cases per year
  • Cant be cured, but could be treated for with help
  • Requires a medical diagnosis
  • It could last for years, or be Long-life

How Is Blood Sugar Monitored & Adjusted In Type 1 Diabetes

Type 1 Diabetics Take Insulin Therapy, monitor Their Levels & watch Their Diet . Type 1 Diabetics Take In Insulin Everday. They Measure Their Levels & If Needed they Inject Themselves With A tool Called An Insulin Pump . Or Sometimes Done With A Needle . They Take About the right Amount Needed In Their Bodies .

3 Boimedical Proffesionals That could Assist With A Diabetic & What they Do :

-Nutrionist Or Dietician - counsels Patients On Nutrition Issues. They Are Experts In Food & Nutrition. They Are Able To Advise a Diabetic On A Healthy Food Plan .

-Psychologist Or Psychiatrist - could Over see Health Behaviors & could Treat Physchological Problems

Endocrinologist - Have Been Trained To diagnose & Treat Hormonol Imbalances , they Can Help Restore The Normal Balance Of Hormones .

Recommendations For Exercise & Lifestyle/ How Does Staying Fit relate To Controlling Diabetes ?

Having A Good Exercise Burns Calories, which Helps Your Reach & stay At a healthy Rate. The Body Can Use The Fat Burned For Fuel.