Diabetes Type I

Page No.
Introduction 3

Overview of Diabetes Type I

What is diabetes type I 4
Health implications of diabetes type I 4

Physical Activity

What is physical activity? 5
Why do we need physical activity in our lives? 5

Physical Activity and Diabetes (Epidemiology) 5,6,7,8

Conclusion 9

Bibliography 10


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The role of insulin is to convert the food we eat
into various useful substances, discarding everything that is wasteful.

It is the job of insulin to see that the useful substances are put to best
use for our well-being. The useful substances are used for building cells,
are made ready for immediate expenditure as energy and also stored for
later energy expenditure.

The cause of diabetes is an absolute or lack of the hormone insulin. As a
result of this lack of insulin the processes that involve converting the
foods we eat into various useful substances does not occur.

Insulin comes from the beta cells which are located in the pancreas. In the
case of diabetes type I almost all of the beta cells have been destroyed.
Therefore daily injections of insulin become essential to life.

Health implications of diabetes type I

One of the products that is of vital importance in our bodies is glucose, a
simple carbohydrate sugar which is needed by virtually every part of our
body as ...

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only to stop for fuel. It would be a
client for all sorts of damage, rusting, oil leaking, dehydration and the
chances are most likely it would die in the middle of the road not long
after. This is what the body would be like if we didn't exercise at all.
We would be and as a result of todays lifestyle many of us are, the
perfect target to all kinds of diseases and infections.

For those of us who are carrier of some disease or illness we are still
encouraged to exercise by our physicians if we have the strength to. This
is to help make our organs, muscles, bones and arteries more efficient and
better equipped to fight against the disease or illness. This is our way of
counter ...

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Category: Health & Medicine
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