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Quiz to take for 1 hour credit following viewing of 3 videos on What is type 2 Diabetes?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following choices is one of the risk factors for developing type 2 diabetes?
    • A. 

      Overweight

    • B. 

      High cholesterol

    • C. 

      High blood pressure

  • 2. 
    Insulin works like a key to let glucose from digested food enter the cells.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Someone who does not have diabetes maintains a blood glucose level of between 70 to 140 no matter what they have eaten. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Why do people with type 2 diabetes have trouble keeping blood glucose in a normal range?
    • A. 

      The pancreas doesn't produce enough insulin

    • B. 

      The pancrease doesn't release insulin soon enough after eating

    • C. 

      The liver may release too much stored glucose

    • D. 

      Cells do not respond to the body's own insulin (insulin resistance)

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    What is hyperglycemia?
    • A. 

      Toxic waste build-up in the bloodstream

    • B. 

      A condition which occurs when medications interact.

    • C. 

      High glucose build-up in the bloodstream

  • 6. 
    High blood glucose over time can lead to:
    • A. 

      Poor circulation , heart attack, stroke

    • B. 

      Eye disease, blindness

    • C. 

      Kidney disease, dialysis

    • D. 

      Nerve damage, pain in feet, loss of feeling, amputation

    • E. 

      All of these

  • 7. 
    Healthy eating includes all these important points except:
    • A. 

      Carbohydrate balance

    • B. 

      Giving up sweets

    • C. 

      Controlling portion sizes

    • D. 

      Eating low fat

  • 8. 
    Eating too many carbohydrates such as pasta, potatoes, bread, or chips usually makes blood glucose rise.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Large portions of healthy foods such as whole grain cereal, whole wheat crackers or fruit will not cause blood glucose to rise.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    What is wrong with often eating foods like cheese, salami, bologna, whole milk, sausage, gravy, butter, bacon, fried chicken, fried fish, french fries, creamy sauces, most junk foods  or eating large amounts of these foods?
    • A. 

      They are high in fat

    • B. 

      They raise blood glucose

    • C. 

      They are high in sodium

  • 11. 
    What are examples of heart healthy fats?
    • A. 

      Sunchips, Triscuits, Wheathins

    • B. 

      Yogurt, mozzarella cheese stix, turkey

    • C. 

      Nuts, seeds, olive oil (Raw nuts are best)

  • 12. 
    How often should you exercise?
    • A. 

      When ever I am not tired after work

    • B. 

      30 - 60 minutes most days

  • 13. 
    If I am taking diabetes medication, eating healthfully is not so important.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    If I am taking diabetes medication, exercising regularly is not so important.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    High blood glucose levels can lead to slow- healing infections.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    The combination of high blood glucose, high blood pressure and high cholesterol or triglycerides contributes to a much higher risk for heart disease.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Why do you need a yearly check-up from an ophthlamologist (eye doctor)?
    • A. 

      Diabetes causes problems reading

    • B. 

      High blood glucose levels can damage the eyes

    • C. 

      To prevent circulation problems