Essay on Diabetes- Informative Speech outline

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General Purpose: To inform
Specific Purpose: To inform audience of the signs you can look for and types of diabetes.

I. Introduction
A. Attention Getter: Show of hands. How many of you all have or know someone with Diabetes?
B. Reason to Listen: According to the “2013 Fast Fact Sheet” from the American Diabetes Association, nearly 26 million children and adults in the United States have diabetes, which is nearly 10% of the U.S. population.
*exact facts are: 25.8 mil and 8.3%
C. Credibility Statement:
Almost all of my family on the mother’s side has had or are living with Diabetes. In 10th grade, I had to do a report on Diabetes. I also do walks to support those with diabetes.
D. Thesis &
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This form of diabetes is most often associated with older age, obesity, family history of diabetes, previous history of gestational diabetes, physical inactivity, and certain ethnicities.
The pancreas is usually producing enough insulin, but the body cannot use the insulin effectively (hyperglycemia).
The body not being able to use the insulin is a condition called insulin resistance.
After several years the insulin production decreases.

III. Gestational Diabetes:
Tends to develop in pregnant woman, later in their pregnancy.
Gestational diabetes is caused by the hormones of pregnancy or a shortage of insulin.
Usually goes away after baby is born.
Women who have had gestational diabetes have a 40 to 60 percent chance of developing type 2 diabetes within next 5-10 years.

III. Conclusion
Restate your first main point.
Diabetes is a disease that effects your insulin levels.

Restate your second main point.
There are many symptoms for diabetes. Some include unexplained weight loss, extreme hunger, sudden vision, etc.

Restate you third main point.
The most three common types of diabetes are: Type 1, Type 2, and gestational diabetes.

Restate Thesis: Diabetes is a rapidly growing disease but there are signs to look for and more common types to help focus.

C. Closure: Hopefully now you all have learned a

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