As obesity rates in children continue to soar,
type 2 diabetes, a disease that used to be seen
primarily in adults over age 45, is becoming more
common in young people.
Children with diabetes and
their families, health care providers, and school
personnel face unique challenges when dealing with
The non-exercise of children
and youth and Sports of the
sufficiency Paljbos in front
of the television and
computer and video games
also lead to diabetes.
There is now one of every
five children with obesity
and 20% of them are infected
with a rise in the
proportion of sugar in the
The cause of this type of
diabetes; a genetic
predisposition and obesity,
and in particular, obesity
in the abdominal area, and
that lead to greater
resistance to insulin
For prevention, there must
be a common set of important
family and school and the
various media attention by
encouraging children to
movement and exercise for 30
minutes a day at least, and
How can I lower my risk for getting type 2 diabetes?
There are several ways to lower your risk:
► Stay at a healthy weight.
► Be more physically active.
► Choose to eat the right amounts of healthy foods.
► Avoid fat in food - particularly saturated fat.
► Avoid eating large amounts of sodium found in salt
and processed food and canned to maintain the rate of
blood sugar in
FACT: Eating too much sugar DOES NOT cause diabetes.
Diet for diabetic should
not be a way they can feel
the deprivation or from
adherence to the strict diet
of fixed, where can deal
with different types, which
is popular not lead to an
increase in the proportion
of sugar in the blood.
What puts you at risk?
You are at risk if you:
► Being overweight
► Don’t get enough physical activity
► have a mom, dad, or other close relative who has
type 2 diabetes
► American Indian, Alaska Native, African
American, Hispanic/Latino, Asian American, or
How will physical activity help?
Like eating well, physical activity can help you
feel good. Being physically active may:
► Help you control your weight, build lean muscle, and
reduce your body fat
► Strengthen your bones
► Increase flexibility and balance
► Improve your self-esteem and mood
► Help you sleep better
► Help you focus in school
► Improve your teamwork skills through sports
Know the warning signs:
If you have type 2 diabetes, you might:
► Feel tired
► Urinate a lot
► Be very thirsty
► Lose weight without any reason
► Have patches of thick, dark skin that feels like
velvet on your neck or under your arms.
Some teens do not notice any of these warning signs.
They find out they have diabetes when they go to
their doctor for a check-up.
What can I do to be more physically active?
Set small goals at first. Do not get upset if you
can not do a lot or if you get out of breath at
first. Keep moving! Any amount of activity will
help. Add more activity each week until you reach
Aim for at least 60 minutes everyday. You don’t have
to do it all at once - 20 minutes at a time, three
times a day is okay, too. There are lots of ways to
be active. Go for a walk, ride a bike, dance, play
ball, or shoot hoops. Choose what you like best,
then do it!
If you are overweight, check with your doctor before
you start a physical activity program.
Be active every day. Physical activity should be
part of your daily life. Play sports, take P.E. or
dance, or other exercise classes- check out your
local Y for some ideas. Get from place to place by
walking or biking. Take the stairs whenever you can.
Limit your screen time. Turn off the TV and get
moving! Several studies have found that teens who
watch a lot of TV have more body fat than those who