Manatee1092013

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of these is a risk factor for Type 2 Diabetes?
    • A. 

      Under 45 years of age

    • B. 

      Caucasian race

    • C. 

      Impaired glucose tolerance

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    Insulin is ...?
    • A. 

      A hormone that helps your body use blood sugar for energy

    • B. 

      A by-product of food

    • C. 

      An enzyme no longer produced by the pancreas in type 2 diabetes

  • 3. 
    Which of the following will help you manage Type 2 Diabetes?
    • A. 

      Following a healthy diet

    • B. 

      Regular exercise

    • C. 

      Both of these are important in managing diabetes

  • 4. 
    True or False: Type 1 Diabetes is much more common than Type 2 Diabetes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    With progression of Type 2 Diabetes, some people may have to:
    • A. 

      Take oral medication(s)

    • B. 

      Inject insulin

    • C. 

      Eat only sugar cubes

    • D. 

      Both A and B are correct

  • 6. 
    Some people with Type 2 Diabetes may experience which of the following symptoms?
    • A. 

      Slow healing cuts and bruises

    • B. 

      Recurring gum or bladder infections

    • C. 

      Tingling in their hands or feet

    • D. 

      All of these are potential symptoms of diabetes

  • 7. 
    The A1C reading gives you an estimated average of your blood sugar level over the past 2-3 months.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    What is the criteria for a diagnosis of diabetes, based on A1C level?
    • A. 

      A1C ≥ 6.5%

    • B. 

      A1C ≥ 8.5%

    • C. 

      A1C ≥ 10.5%

  • 9. 
    To avoid a repeat test and possibility of diabetes diagnosis, Fasting Plasma Glucose should be below:
    • A. 

      100 mg/dL

    • B. 

      126 mg/dL

    • C. 

      200 mg/dL

  • 10. 
    Though target levels will vary based on the individual, some treatment goals for people with diabetes would include: CHECK ALL THAT APPLY
    • A. 

      Systolic BP < 130; Diastolic BP < 80

    • B. 

      Triglycerides < 150

    • C. 

      A1C < 7% for many people

  • 11. 
    In type 2 diabetes, insulin is usually:
    • A. 

      Not produced at all

    • B. 

      Produced in very small amounts

    • C. 

      Produced by the pancreas, but not used effectively by the body because of less-sensitive insulin receptors.

  • 12. 
    Over time excess high blood sugar can cause:
    • A. 

      Heart attack or stroke

    • B. 

      Blindness

    • C. 

      Kidney failure

    • D. 

      Nerve damage

    • E. 

      All of the above