Diet-Related Diseases: Diabetes

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What is another name for type 1 diabetes?
Juvenile diabetes
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What are some examples of foods that will help manage type 2 diabetes?
Fresh fruits and vegetables, whole grains, beans, lean meats and low-fat dairy
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What is the first cause of diabetes?
When the body doesn't produce enough insulin
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What is the second cause of diabetes?
When the body can't use insulin properly
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Where is insulin produced?
In the pancreas
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What does insulin do?
It carries sugar from the bloodstream into the cells
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Over the next six cards, name six symptoms of diabetes
1. Passing urine more often than usual, especially at night
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2. Increased thirst
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3. Extreme tiredness
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4. Unexplained weight loss
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5. Slow healing of cuts and wounds
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6. Blurred vision
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What should you eat less of to reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes?
Eat less saturated fats (e.g. cheese, biscuits, sausages, pies)
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What should you eat more of to reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes?
Eat more oily fish (rich in minerals and omega 3), drink more water, and eat plenty of fruit and vegeables
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Over the next nine cards, name the nine risk factors of developing type 2 diabetes
1. You're overweight or have a high BMI
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2. You have a large waist (more than 80cm for women)
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3. You're from an African-Caribbean, Black African, Chinese or South Asian background, and are over 25
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4. You are from another ethnic background, and are over 40
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5. You have a poor diet rich in sugar/salt/fat
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6. You have an immediate family member with diabetes
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7. You have ever had high blood pressure, a heart attack or a stoke
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8. You have given birth to a baby over 10 pounds/ 4.5kg
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9. You suffer from schizophrenia, bipolar disease or depression
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What are some examples of foods that will help manage type 2 diabetes?

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Fresh fruits and vegetables, whole grains, beans, lean meats and low-fat dairy

Card 3

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What is the first cause of diabetes?

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Card 4

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What is the second cause of diabetes?

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Card 5

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Where is insulin produced?

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