The new third edition of this chart has been updated with new illustrations and information. Provides easy-to-understand visuals and text descriptions of how Type 1 diabetes affects the process of insulin production by the pancreas, which in turn affects glucose conversion to energy. Provides a comparison of a normal body cell and a diabetic body cell, displaying how they differ in converting glucose from food to energy. Describes the importance of controlling the level of glucose in the blood and provides the main techniques for doing so. Lists risk factors and symptoms of short-term complications such as hypoglycemia, hyperglycemia and ketoacidosis. Also describes and provides images of the long-term complications within the body of Type 1 Diabetes.
Measures 20 x 26 inches and available in paper, or lamination