Diabetes and Diet

July 7, 2010

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RRJ July 9, 2011 at 1:17 pm

My grandmother is a diabetic and the older she gets the harder it is becoming to keep it under control. Over the past 6 months or so it has been a real struggle. She doesn’t have much of an appetiet so it has a really bad affect on her blood sugar levels. Diabeties runs in my family and my younger sister is starting to show signs of it. I have never had any symptoms and hope that I never do.

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ppendergrass June 22, 2016 at 9:18 am

I am sorry to hear about your grandmother. I completely understand! My husband and his whole immediate family is diabetic. My husband is the only one with type 2, the rest of the family has type 1.

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Ashleigh W. July 15, 2016 at 7:35 pm

I am sorry about your grandmother. Hopefully your sister doesn’t have it. My father had it, and it was tough on him. I completely understand.

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Sydney Nichole July 19, 2016 at 9:16 pm

My grandmother was a diabetic and had to take insulin. Since she had to take insulin she ate whatever she wanted to. sadly it affected her health drastically before she passed.

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JGarrett July 21, 2016 at 3:31 pm

I am the same way. It is so scary to me.

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vrobinson July 27, 2016 at 8:47 pm

Diabetes is so hard to maintain especially with age.

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HHairston October 28, 2016 at 10:28 am

Yes it is! Diet is very important with this also! Knowledge can help with age. But I hear ” you cant teach an old dog new tricks”…. Hard to handle, and diabetes changes every aspect of someones life.

abrewer2016 November 8, 2016 at 12:01 pm

My grandma had diabetes and before she passed away hers had gotten so bad that she ended up having to get her leg amputated. Diabetes is very common but also very scary.

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mhigginbotham April 5, 2017 at 5:47 pm

I agree with you on that one diabetes is really scary. especially when you get older and you are not able to do exercise. I would not want people to get diabetes my advice is to exercise as much as possible and watch your diet careful.

kherrick April 9, 2017 at 9:13 pm

I had a family member that also had to have a leg amputated. It is very scary knowing it is in your family health history. you never know when it will hit next.

kwomble April 17, 2017 at 1:44 pm

It’s so scary that this disease can cause you to lose your limbs also!

Aflores1965 November 12, 2016 at 12:25 am

Diabetes runs in my family as well and one of my sisters is starting to show signs of it too. My mother is diabetic and with her .. the older she gets the harder is for her to eat healthy.

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Pauffmomma March 5, 2017 at 3:47 pm

Managing diabetes with aging and diet is hard

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mfranklin1` March 16, 2017 at 10:50 am

My dad is diabetic and it effects every aspect of his life. It is very sad to see what it can do to the body as a whole

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eramsey4317 April 11, 2017 at 7:43 pm

Diabetes is an awful disease. My mother has type 2, but thankfully, she has been able to manage it with her diet. My ex husband has Type 1 diabetes, and there is no cure for that, he was diagnosed when he was 12 years old. My ex husband was and still is very noncompliant. He doesn’t have to do daily injections as he has an insulin pump and with the convenience of the pump, he never checked his blood sugar. It has had negative effects on his kidneys and his eyes so far. It is a terrible disease.

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aak2 June 30, 2011 at 9:28 am

My grandma has diabetes and has made a lot of changes. She lost a lot of weight and rides a bike and jumps on her trampoline every day. She doesn’t eat bread and has to take a lot pills. She has to poke her finger with a needle and check her blood sugar. This is sad to see in kids. I do not know any kids with this, but I have learned that it is common for kids to have it. I am not sure if it is hereditary. I did not hear anything on the video that said it was. I need to look that up.

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RRJ July 9, 2011 at 1:19 pm

My grandmother has to take insulin shots. I remember having to give them to her in my teenage years. It always seemed so gross to me and she would get a kick out of watching me squirm, I believe that’ s why she would have me give it to her.

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Ashleigh W. July 15, 2016 at 7:17 pm

That’s cute. It was good that you knew how!

SarahC July 29, 2015 at 7:53 pm

Good for her for taking back her life!

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Ashleigh W. July 15, 2016 at 7:16 pm

Diabetes can be hereditary especially if a parent had it your more likely to get it.

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LAF2 June 29, 2011 at 11:47 pm

I know watching what you eat and exercise you can get rid of it. It is a training of your mind to do it though. I have several people in my family that has it and none of them watch their food intake. They eat alot of fatty foods and sweets.

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MMichaels March 14, 2015 at 3:39 pm

you should definitely tell them that if they watch what they eat and exercise even a little that it could save there life and help them

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lbabb April 10, 2015 at 10:07 pm

This video could change their life completely! You should share this link with them.

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ywilson July 21, 2015 at 10:11 am

Your food intake is a very important factor, as well as excercise.

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kwalker1209 November 4, 2015 at 9:52 pm

Sadly many people believe that because they check their blood sugar and take the medications when needed that the disease is under control and shouldn’t have to worry about it. However, that is not the case. Your family members may not have symptoms of it now but continuing to eat the fatty and sweet foods and being a diabetic, the affects that could most likely occur later on carry a much greater risk. I would recommend them to discuss their eating habits with their doctor now.

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vgibson April 6, 2016 at 6:27 pm

You are absolutely right. many people think their diabeties is under control and they can eat whatever they want because they have insulin they can inject to bring the blood sugar down. Many people are unaccepting of help. And you can educate them all day and they will not listen to you.

Ashleigh W. July 15, 2016 at 7:37 pm

I overeat and I am fearful of developing the disease so I have been slowly trying to change my life style so I don’t have to go through this.

Molly Harvey September 20, 2016 at 1:11 am

Simply managing dietary intake does not get rid of type 1 diabetes. Type 1 diabetes is caused by the bodies lack of production of insulin.

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wjh2 June 26, 2011 at 9:30 pm

I always watch the biggest loser and almost if not all that come to the ranch are diabetics. But as they start to lose the weight almost all go off of their medications. It all comes down to watching what you eat and exercise daily or you will have alot of health problems when all you have to do is exercise and watch your fat intake. Both of my parents are diabetics and neither watch what they eat. Im afraid of getting it so I try to watch what I eat and I walk at least 3 miles a day.

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aak2 June 30, 2011 at 9:30 am

Love that show! I would like to go to a camp to get my eating and exercise habits in control. I am a person that needs someone there to push me to do it.

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HMH2 July 11, 2011 at 3:50 pm

You are right about the Biggest Loser contestants almost all being diabetics. This goes to show that diabetes can be managed by losing weight. You are smart that you are observing what your parents are doing and changing some of your own habits. I’m trying to do the same.

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christinawilliams1996 November 3, 2015 at 8:15 pm

I think it’s great that you watch what you eat to prevent diabetes. I have started eating better and less sugar, so I can feel healthier and prevent diseases.

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Ashleigh W. July 15, 2016 at 7:19 pm

I think weight has a lot to do with diabetics, loosing it gives you a chance to cure it. A lot of people don’t think they can, but it can be done.

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kneal October 16, 2016 at 11:42 am

Exercise and limiting sweets can reduce the risk of adult onset diabetes.

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SheDM April 15, 2011 at 1:29 pm

It is important for people with a family history of diabetes or someone diagnosed with diabetes to keep check of their blood sugar level. My parents both have diabetes, and my mother sees now that she has lost wieght and eats the proper diet, that she should have taken better care of the disease years ago and her health would not be as bad as it is now. Neuropathy has taken a toll on her legs and feet causing her to not be able to walk like she should. It is a serious disease and should be taken seriously and not lightly.

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Tristan G April 6, 2015 at 5:19 pm

Yea thats true. It worries me all the time so I try to keep my diet in check so I don’t have to worry about any of that in the future.

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ywilson July 21, 2015 at 10:24 am

I agree. I have a family history of diabetes. When I started having symptoms, I immediately went to the doctor. I am now taking medication.

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Peyton Blackerby July 22, 2016 at 9:58 pm

I agree. Its very important for people with a family history to follow up with there PCP. The sooner it is caught the better. The effects of this disease can be very serious and harmful to the body.

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hlong1 October 18, 2016 at 1:40 pm

That is a great tip! Not everybody would think about looking at family history before hand and checking on their blood sugar levels.

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J-W April 12, 2011 at 8:44 pm

Some of these foods I never would have thought would make your blood sugar go up. When I think of blood sugar being raised, I primarily think of sweets and sugar.

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ywilson July 21, 2015 at 10:13 am

My doctor told me I could eat just about anything as long as it is small portions, and I had to make sure it was a balanced meal. So, I stop going out to eat everyday and started preparing most of my meals.

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Ashleigh W. July 15, 2016 at 7:20 pm

That’s wonderful, I am sure you are seeing changes in your body! Eating out is so bad if your trying to loose weight!

R-E April 12, 2011 at 8:43 pm

RD- you are luck that diabetes does not run in your family, but sometimes you have diabetes with no symptoms. It is always good to have a check up once a year for children and adults with some blood work just to be on the safe side.

RE

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SJ April 12, 2011 at 1:32 pm

I can not imagine having to live with diabetes! It is critical to take care of yourself if you do have it. I have a friend who went into a diabetic comma and died from not taking care of herself properly.

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ywilson July 21, 2015 at 10:09 am

Living with diabetes is really hard. I had a friend also who died from being a diabetic.

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wsullivan July 26, 2015 at 5:04 pm

I cannot imagine it either but I would like to believe I would try my best to do what I needed to do to keep myself healthy. My sister has diabetes and she ignores it like it will go away or something. She dries me crazy.

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R-D April 9, 2011 at 5:34 pm

I feel fortunate that diabetes does not run in my family. I do have one aunt who suffers from it but she has been overweight her whole life and it was latent in its appearence. She manages it with diet and close watch of her blood sugar.

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C-S April 9, 2011 at 7:12 am

Diabetes is definately one of the most common things I see as a nurse…..People do not understand what diabetes is about, they think they just have the “sugar” they do not know it effects every cell in their body…..Even when you try to explain it, they really do not comprehend. I see so many diabetics with either kidney or heart problems……..and eventually vision problems or amputations… Diabetes is serious!

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ywilson July 21, 2015 at 10:18 am

I agree, My best friend was a diabetic who had multiple amputations, and kidney problems. She died waiting to have a kidney transplant. Diabetes is a very serious disease.

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Ashleigh W. July 15, 2016 at 7:21 pm

My father also had multiple amputations and later died. People should take this disease seriously and change their eating habits and exercise routines.

SRS April 8, 2011 at 11:19 pm

Diabetes is a real problem in our world today. For people who are over weight we are in rish of type II. I never really understood why diabetics take longer to heal? And are more prone to get infections before the wound heals properly. In the video, it was explained that diabetics heal slower because diabetes affects the white blood cells that help to fight off infections and it decreases oxygen that helps the wound to heal. I have pretty much scared myself into thinking I am a canidate for type II diabetes and have taken it upon myself to eat healthier and I have began a trainging program a few months back. My weight has gotten out of control and it is time to take that control BACK!!!

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E-A April 8, 2011 at 5:23 pm

Diabetes is at an increase in this country.This video is very informative,if we can just watch our diet,add a little exercise,increase fruits and fibers in our diet we might be on our way to reducing diabetic occurences.My mom has diabetes,eventhough i am a carbon copy of my mom,i do not intend on inheriting diabetes from her.
EA

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J-H April 6, 2011 at 10:37 pm

i can’t believe that 90% of americans with diabetes are type 2 which is what my father is. he gives himself shots twice a day. the movies were really imformative imaybe some of the things they talked about i can share with him to control his disease better than he has been.

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S-G April 6, 2011 at 10:24 pm

I had no idea that pretzels caused blood sugar spikes. Usually, I think of sweet things as doing this. s-g

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IReagan April 6, 2016 at 11:17 pm

Same! I always sweet foods causing blood sugar spikes.

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haley14 October 7, 2016 at 2:47 am

I think its the salt in the pretzels?

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K-H April 5, 2011 at 4:16 pm

My grandpa had diabetes. Because of that, I am more conscientous about my lifestyle. I try to stay at an average weight and eat as healthy as possible. Exercise is also important. I do all the things I am aware of to avoid developing diabetes as well.

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jr April 5, 2011 at 3:21 pm

Diabeties runs in my family, so this video although good was not really that educational for me. Type 1 diabeties is a terrible disease that happens to someone by no fault of their own, and exercise and diet are not enough to control it. Type 2 however could sometimes be avoided if people would listen to their doctors advice on physical activity and eating. I would much rather go for a walk and eat healthy than take a shot 2 or more times a day!!

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R-E April 3, 2011 at 8:32 pm

this is some really great videos and diabetes and if all diabetics could follow all of the eating and exercise rules we might have less folks being diabetics. My husband is a diabetic and my daughter has a problem with weight gain, so it is very difficult to have a proper eating schedule around my house. Good video

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Holly Bean December 3, 2010 at 6:08 pm

This video didnt really teach me much. My grandma has had type 1 diabetes all my life. I have had to watch her give herself shots, watch everything she eats, have weak spells, I have even seen her go into a diabetic coma. I have written papers and studied diabetes just to try to understand it. It is a terrible disease. It is something that completely consumes your life if you have it.

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Laken Teague December 3, 2010 at 4:47 pm

My papa is a terrible diabetic and has been all my life. As well as both of his brothers and his wife, my grandmother. Papas is the worst. He is on a strict diet and has to give himself shot in the stomach when he eats. Sometimes he gets really weak and has dizzy spells. We have to watch him close. This video did not tell me anything that I didn’t know already know due to growing up around my papa being a diabetic.

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Salvador V. December 2, 2010 at 3:17 pm

These videos are very informative to those who have diabetes. One of my very close friends is diabetic and these videos helped me better understand about the disease.

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Lindsey E December 1, 2010 at 2:28 pm

These videos were very informative about diabetes and what it does to the body. I have always heard of diabetes and thought I knew exactly what it was but now I have a real understanding of it.

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Krysten A November 29, 2010 at 11:34 pm

diabetes runs in my family as well and i’m scared that i could possibly get it because i probably don’t take as good of care of my body than i should.

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NvrLandon April 6, 2015 at 11:57 pm

Its a very serious condition, it is well worth the extra effort to be take care of yourself especially if your predisposed to diabetes.

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Jessilyn R. November 28, 2010 at 2:47 pm

I never realized how many things could be affected by diabetes until watching these videos. I learned that diabetes affects white blood cells which is the reason diabetics take longer to heal and are more prone to infections. I also learned that diabetes can affect the eyes, especially the retinas, nerves, the heart, and the kidneys. Diabetes is the number one cause of kidney failure. I consider myself very lucky to have no problems with diabetes and I now look at people who have to struggle to manage with diabetes in a whole new light.

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Lacey H. November 26, 2010 at 3:39 pm

I am very thankful that no one in my family suffers from diabetes. But the videos were very informative for in case someone does get diagnosed. Also I always wondered why people with diabetes didn’t heal fast and now with the help of the video I now know its because diabetes affects the white blood cells.

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Terrie H November 11, 2010 at 7:17 am

My father in law was diabetic. He went through so much. He spent countless hours in a pressure chamber trying to heal diabetic ulcers on his feet. It was so sad. But he stayed upbeat. Even when they told him it was not working and they would have to amputate.
He followed his diet restriction. was not able to walk though.

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Marcie G November 7, 2010 at 5:48 pm

For people who have diabetes it is very had for many of them to control it. These days there are so many high sugers and salts in food. I enjoyed these videos they help me to really look at the food in a different way. Diabetes run in my family.

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Glen L November 5, 2010 at 11:57 pm

I never knew how rough diabetics had it before this video. I never knew that diabets had an affect on the white blood cells which caused the imune system to fail. I feel sorry for diabets in this world and what they go through each and every day.

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vera, A November 4, 2010 at 6:18 pm

Iam thankful i dont have diabetes running in my immediate family.but thanks to these videos and what i learned in nursing school. i think every diabetic needs such useful information

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J-W April 12, 2011 at 8:49 pm

I completely agree. I believe that knowledge is the best medicine for long-term diseases and illnesses

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Ashleigh W. July 15, 2016 at 7:22 pm

I agree, very useful videos!

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Jgaines November 2, 2016 at 2:12 pm

I agree. A lot of diabetics cannot manage their diabetes because they do not know how. This video will definitely help.

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Lauren D November 4, 2010 at 12:53 am

My grandma is diabetic and I see everyday how difficult it is for her. She takes lots of different medications and she goes through a lot of pain. Very Informative information to share.

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Donnie H. November 3, 2010 at 9:05 pm

I agree that people should take care of their health just because it makes you feel better. Diabetes does not run in my family and I am glad. I really love sweets and sometimes I eat them uncontrolably.

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Lauren D November 4, 2010 at 12:54 am

Yea but it seems like no matter what we do, were all at risk for something in a way. I almost wanna just live in a bubble.

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Madge C November 30, 2010 at 2:50 pm

I am the same way….but…just a few days ago my sister was given 2 months to get on track and to loose some weight because she is in the onset of stage 2 diabetes. So I guess I had better wake up and pay attention.

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Salvador V. December 2, 2010 at 3:18 pm

Agreed.

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devin r November 3, 2010 at 7:48 pm

Diabetes also runs in my family; some control it well and others do not. The ones that don’t have had terrible problems with it, and made me realize how important lifestyle change is. Even people with low risk should watch their weight, exercise, and eat right just because it will make you feel better.

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Madge C November 3, 2010 at 12:25 am

Diabetes is effected by our glucose levels. Heart, nurves, kidneys and eyes are all efected strongly by diabetes, the retina is the most often effected place in the body and the longer a person has diabetes, then your chances of developing retina damage, even to a small degree, is totaly unavoidable.

Diabetic diets are not as bad as I thought they would be. Weight plays a great part in decreasing your level of diabetes. If you are overweight it can increases the severity of your diabetes. It is possible to eliminate diabeties (in certain situations) with weight loss and better planned nutrition.

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Ashley M November 2, 2010 at 4:33 pm

Eating healthy balance meals, drinking water, and exercising daily is pretty much the “Golden Rule” to keep us alive and well. My grandfather had diabetes and its know to skip a generation which leads to his grandchildern as contestants.

He suffered from gangrene. I never knew why he could never recover from infections. Now I know that there is a decrease in white blood cells and a decrease in oxygen which makes it difficult to fight infection and diease with diabetes. With an healthy diet, exercise, and an healthy weight you can decrease chances of diabetes, kidney and cardiovascular diease, and nerve damgae. You are who you make yourself and you determine your life! In the end, my grandpa made his choice. He stopped taking care of himself which killed him in the end. So take care of yourself or you will determine how long you live.

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Debora M November 2, 2010 at 9:25 am

All of these videos have been really helpful for me.

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Debora M November 2, 2010 at 9:24 am

Diabetes runs in my family also, on both my mother and my daddy’s side. I found out in 2005 that I was a diabetic. I have since lost 100 pounds and don’t have to take my medicine anymore. The problem I am left with though is that it did affect my eyes and my sight is getting worse. I know some of it comes with age but the doctor told me my problem was caused from going so long with my sugars levels so high. When I first found out I had diabetes my sugar that day at the doctor’s office was 410. I think I gave the doctor a stroke that day, she was more upset about it than I was. Thankfully, with diet and exercise I have my diabetes under control.

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Lacey H. November 26, 2010 at 3:40 pm

Wow 100 pounds and now its under control. Sorry to hear about your eye sight but least you have it under control and no longer have to take the medication.

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JHR July 29, 2010 at 2:26 pm

i always thought that a diabetic couldn’t have sugar at all. i guess thats my ignorance.

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ARB July 26, 2010 at 12:03 am

I really liked the computer animation of how glucose moves in the cells in the first video. Its amazing how much easy it makes it to see something like that when you’re trying to learn it.

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JHR July 29, 2010 at 2:27 pm

i agree. I am a visual learner and almost all of the video’s we’ve watched have had great animations. it really helps me learn

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SDS July 17, 2010 at 2:22 am

This video is very informative. I thought if were diagnosed as a diabetic the eating of the foods you love was over and this video shows you that is not the case. The Dr.’s in this video, lets know that you can still eat the foods you love but in moderation and a adding exercise to your diet. Thats sounds more realistic to me. I hope to never be a diabetic, but it is not the end of the world for the people that are. I didn’t know you can be a diabetic, and with the rights foods and exercise you may never have to take medication. So I guessing, it is safe to say that diabetes can possibly be reversed.

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SDS July 17, 2010 at 2:13 am

What does Diabetes Do?
This was a great video. I am so glad I am not diabetic they are at risk for alot of things such as injuires and kidney diease and cardiovascular diease. I need to start watching my weight and watching what I eat so I will not be at risk for becoming a diabetic. However, diabetes does run in my family and some of my family members have to take insulin shots to stay healthy. That is not something I want to depend on.

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AAA July 17, 2010 at 12:00 am

I believe compliance is the best way to treat diabetes. It can be controlled for the most part by meds and diet.

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LMM July 16, 2010 at 11:22 am

I’m very lucky that no one in my family are diabetic. The only experience I have with it is at work. I know it is very dangerous if it isn’t controlled. However, I think if you would just follow the “rules” of eating right and checking your sugar like your supposed to it wouldn’t be so hard to manage.

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MEL July 15, 2010 at 2:37 pm

My family has no history of diabetes but I know many people that have it. I try my best to eat healthy and cut out as much bad stuff as I possibly can, and take advantage of the fact that I’m healthy now and hopefully can stay that way as I get older.

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Beth McRaven July 14, 2010 at 10:47 pm

I have an aunt and an uncle who are both diabetic. My Uncle has been for years, he has to use insilin and my aunt was just diagnosed last month. I am going to have to be careful because I am a perfect candidate. I understand that diet is the key…and exercise. I see that the theme for most everything is moderation. I am such an all or nothing person that I do myself a real disservice. Even just cutting back would make all the difference.

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RLM July 14, 2010 at 12:49 pm

With most people I know having diabetes, it is kinda become like a minor threat but theses videos woke me up to a realization of the real danger of having diabetes.

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LMM July 16, 2010 at 11:22 am

It can be a very scary disease.

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tynapp July 24, 2016 at 7:22 pm

Me too. Me being a diabetic it was very alarming.

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JEB July 14, 2010 at 11:33 am

I didn’t know that diabetes was a main cause of kidney problems.
and that weight loss could help to level out the diabetes either.
amazing.

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LNS July 12, 2010 at 12:42 pm

Diabetes runs all through my family, you are affected in many ways by this disease. I knew a little about it because of my family history of it. The video was very good on showing how the body breaks down and reacts.

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JEB July 14, 2010 at 11:34 am

My Great Grandma had diabetes.
and yes these vids were awesome at explaining how things work and how everything is broken down.

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QAL July 11, 2010 at 4:53 pm

I never really understood why diabetics take longer to heal than others and are more prone to get infections before the wound heals properly. In the video, it was explained that diabetics heal slower because diabetes affects the white blood cells that help to fight off infections and it decreases oxygen that helps the wound to heal.

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Beth McRaven July 14, 2010 at 10:53 pm

Yes, that was helpful. I have heard of people losing a leg from diabetes, but I never knew why it happened. My uncle is a lawyer and just a big bold personality and we have a difficult time getting him to stick with the program. He has had a couple of hard lessons though…you have to take diabetes very seriously. It will get you if you don’t. He has calmed down some and now that he is a grandfather he is taking better care of himself.

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Lindsey E December 1, 2010 at 2:30 pm

I never understood why either.

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RTP July 11, 2010 at 1:49 pm

My dad has diabetes and he is very ignorant when it comes to healthy living with the disease. I find any information extremely helpful and try to share as much with him as possible. These videos are pretty informative.

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vera, A November 4, 2010 at 6:16 pm

yea these videos are extremely informative.help your dad as much as you can.dietary modifications has a very positive impact on diabees

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SAF July 10, 2010 at 6:37 pm

My grandfather is a diabetic and I know a lot of this video is what the doctor told him to do. I know that he has to take gluclose tablets sometimes when he gets to feeling weak. He takes orange ones but that also make other flavors lie grape, apple and cherry. We also no longer use salt at my house. Instead we use a salt substitue. Not as good but you get used to it.

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RTP July 11, 2010 at 1:50 pm

Its definitely tough to live with diabetes. My dad has it and he doesn’t really take care of himself. We all have a lot to learn and could stand to improve on healthier lifestyles.

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SDH July 10, 2010 at 12:15 am

Diabetes runs in my family. It would be wonderful to think that by making a few simple changes in diet, adding exercise, and maintaining a healthy weight that family members with diabetes could control it, and members that don’t have it might not be at such a high risk. The video gave simple ideas such as trying to lose 10 or 20 pounds if needed, get water instead of coke, and add more fruits and grains into our diet.

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SAF July 10, 2010 at 6:38 pm

It runs in my family as well but not just this video but also this entire class has gave me some ideas to help control it and maybe even prevent it.

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SDH July 15, 2010 at 12:31 pm

This is true! It’s helped me out a lot as well.

scasteel April 11, 2017 at 7:08 pm

This video also helped me to learn what effects it has on the body. Even tho it does not run in my family, we can still get it.

QAL July 11, 2010 at 5:01 pm

My family also has a history of diabetes. I am really trying to get into better shape and add exercise into my daily routine. I have not been having any health problems yet and hopefully as long as I watch what I eat I will able to remain healthy and stay active.

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Ashley M November 2, 2010 at 5:18 pm

Im right there with ya. I’m taking percautions because my grandpa has diabetes and it skips a generation. So my siblings and cousins are perfect contestants for the diease. Its scary to think about.

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adaniel7 April 9, 2015 at 1:05 am

My husband suffers with diabetes everyday and is very difficult for him and all of us. What’s more frustrating is how uneducated and unhealthy he STILL chooses to live!! But these videos I MADE him sit and watch them with me! PRAYERS NOW…

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