Diabetes: Why Many Teens Are at Risk

Diabetes: Why Many Teens Are at Risk
Public Performance
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2009 | 15 min.
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Human Relations Media
$139.95 ea.
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As a result of poor diet, sedentary lifestyle, and obesity, Type 2 diabetes has become a serious health risk for many teens. The program presents medical facts about diabetes; differences between Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes; risk factors for developing diabetes; warning signs of diabetes; and steps necessary to control diabetes, including changes in diet and exercise, and proper medical care. Profiles teens who describe how they are controlling their diabetes in order to live long and healthy lives. Identifies ways you can help a friend or classmate who has diabetes. Program delivers a message that teens can take positive steps to reduce their risk of developing Type 2 diabetes and avoid the struggle of managing this potentially life threatening disease.

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School Library Journal (February 2009)