Diabetes and the body | Diabetes UK

In this film we’re going to explain how your body processes the food you eat in order to provide all your body cells with the energy they need, and also what happens when you have diabetes and this system doesn’t work properly. When you eat food that contains carbohydrate it’s broken down in the stomach…

Diagnosed With Type 1 Diabetes | Then & Now

Hey warriors! Welcome back to my channel Today’s vlog is going to be about the day that I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes The Diabetic Journey started off 3 years ago with me venting about some past traumas and experiences that I felt that I needed to get off my chest and it actually…

Diabetes: Marco’s Story

My name is Marco. I’m 18 years old, and I’ve had diabetes for two years. I love playing soccer, basketball, love being with my friends, anything outdoors. I love being active. I’m just a normal teenager. The symptoms leading up to my diagnosis were nausea, stomach pains, going to the bathroom, always thirsty. I would…

A1C Test for Diabetes, Animation

A1C test is a blood test used to diagnose diabetes and monitor the progress of a treatment plan. The test result reflects the average blood sugar levels in the past 3 months. A1C is a type of glycated hemoglobin – a hemoglobin that is bound to glucose. Hemoglobin is the major protein of red blood…

Diabetes: Grace’s Story

My name is Grace. I’m 11 years old. And I’ve have had diabetes since I was 6. I was drinking a lot of water and going to the bathroom a lot during the night. And I was very tired, and it wasn’t really normal for me. When I was in the hospital, it was very…