A Day in the Life of a Diabetic

By Talia Coe

What is diabetes?

Diabetes is a disease in which the body's inability to produce any of enough insulin causes elevated levels of glucose in the blood.

Recommendations for a Diabetic Diet

- Low sugars

- Vegetables

- Fruits

- Water

How is blood sugar monitored?

Insulin pumps, insulin shots, GTT

Recommendations for a diabetic

People who exercise regularly are better able to control their diabetes and reduce their risk of diabetic complications.

Keep your blood glucose under control.

3 Bio-medical professionals that assist a diabetic?

Nutritionist (help planning what foods to eat)

Endocrinologist (Treatment of hormone disorders and diseases in the body glands)

Podiarist (Diagnose /Treat disorders and injuries to the legs or feet due to diabetic complications)