Serious Impact Of Diabetes Quiz

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Diabetes Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    Type 1 Diabetes was formerly called _______ Diabetes.
    • A. 

      Adult

    • B. 

      Teen

    • C. 

      Juvenile

    • D. 

      Children's

  • 2. 
    In type 2 diabetes, either the body does not produce enough insulin or the cells ignore the insulin.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Insulin is a hormone that is needed to convert sugar (glucose), starches and other food into energy needed for daily life.  In type 1 diabetes, the body does not produce insulin.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Eating too much sugar causes diabetes. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    People with diabetes are more likely to get colds and other illnesses. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Gestational diabetes affects about 4% of all pregnant women - about 135,000 cases of gestational diabetes in the United States each year.  Untreated or poorly controlled gestational diabetes can lead to macrosomia, or a "fat" baby.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Pre-diabetes always leads to type 2 diabetes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    In ____, the total estimated cost of diabetes exceeds $174 billion.
    • A. 

      2000

    • B. 

      2003

    • C. 

      2004

    • D. 

      2007

  • 9. 
    Insulin is not necessary for the body to be able to use glucose for energy.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Brushing your teeth helps control diabetes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    An estimated 11.5 million, or 10.2% of all women aged 20 years or older have diabetes although nearly one quarter of them do not know it. The prevalence of diabetes is at least ___ to ___ times higher among non-Hispanic Black, Hispanic/Latino American, American Indian, and Asian/Pacific Islander women than among non-Hispanic white women.
    • A. 

      2 to 4 times

    • B. 

      3 to 5 times

    • C. 

      2 to 3 times

    • D. 

      1 to 2 times

  • 12. 
    ___________ of all African Americans aged 20 years or older have diabetes.
    • A. 

      1.8 million

    • B. 

      2.4 million

    • C. 

      3.2 million

    • D. 

      3.7 million

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