Informative Speech on Diabetes Essay

888 Words May 28th, 2011 4 Pages
Informative Speech
Diabetes
Specific Purpose: To give information about diabetes and the types.
Introduction:
There is something in the world that people are crazy for. It’s something that they just couldn’t live without and they always want more of it. That is the sweet taste of sugar. Although that sweet taste that everyone loves can’t be devoured by every person. The people that I am talking about is the people that are diabetics. Some diabetics can’t have any sugar or if they can have some it is very little. Imagine what you would do having to watching every little thing that you eat. That’s what diabetics have to do to survive. I am going to tell you about the different types of diabetes, how diabetics take cares of themselves
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A simple blood test to check blood glucose levels can show if you have any type of diabetes.
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II. Next I will tell you know how diabetics take care of there diabetes.
A. There is a range that diabetes need to keep there blood glucose between which is also known as the normal range. In people that do not have diabetes the normal range is between 70 and 120. A blood glucose level goes up after eating but 1 or 2 hours later it should return to its normal levels. Although every diabetic is different, there glucose numbers still need to be close to a persons without diabetes.
B. For a diabetic to manage their Juvenile diabetes they have to do numerous amounts of things. One being giving themselves insulin injects by a syringe. These injections are what keep their blood glucose in the normal range. This is not enough though, they also need to keep track of what they eat, being physically active and controlling blood pressure and cholesterol.
C. Adult-onset diabetes is a little different. Treatment to manage Type 2 diabetes consists of taking diabetic medicines and sometimes injections. Making wise food choices, being physically active are very important. Also controlling blood pressure and cholesterol.
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III. There are research facilities researching for a cure for diabetes and some have found some.
A. The National Institutes of Health and…

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