Living With Type 2 Diabetes

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INTRODUCTION:Using the Internet allows you to discover a great deal of information very quickly. This quiz was designed as a scavenger hunt to help you learn more about Diabetes, specifically Type 2 Diabetes. Click the "Start Quiz" button below to begin the hunt. You will then be prompted with a series of links and associated questions. Navigate to the links provided to find answers to the questions that are posed. The links will open in a new window so you may easily navigate between the questions and the related web-based material.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Assuming you or a close family member were recently diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes, list at least 5 lifestyle changes you could make to help overcome this disease, please be specific.
  • 2. 
    Http://www.glucomenu.com/articles/diabetes_difference_between_type1_and_type2.aspType 2 Diabetes is a disorder in which the body does not produce insulin.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Http://www.glucomenu.com/articles/diabetes_difference_between_type1_and_type2.aspType 2 Diabetes is often referred to as adult-onset Diabetes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Http://www.glucomenu.com/articles/diabetes_difference_between_type1_and_type2.aspPeople with Type 1 Diabetes must take insulin shots.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Http://www.diabetes.org/type-2-diabetes/complications.jspWhich of the following are risks associated with Type 2 Diabetes?
    • A. 

      Foot Complications

    • B. 

      Eye Complications

    • C. 

      Kidney Disease

    • D. 

      Heart Disease and Stroke

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    Http://www.diabetes.org/type-2-diabetes/complications.jspDiabetes can damage your kidneys, which may lead to kidney failure and cause them to lose their ability to filter out waste products.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Http://diabetes.webmd.com/eating-rightMaintaining a healthy diet is especially important for diabetics.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Http://diabetes.webmd.com/eating-rightA healthy diet consists of which of the following?
    • A. 

      Carbohydrates and fiber

    • B. 

      Proteins

    • C. 

      Fats

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      Only A & B

  • 9. 
    Http://diabetes.niddk.nih.gov/dm/pubs/physical_ez/Which of the following is not an advantage of physical activity?
    • A. 

      Lowers your risk of heart disease or stroke

    • B. 

      Increases your blood glucose levels

    • C. 

      Keeps your heart and bones strong

    • D. 

      Improves your body's ability to use insulin

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    Http://diabetes.niddk.nih.gov/dm/pubs/physical_ez/Which of the following physical activities are beneficial?
    • A. 

      Being extra active each day

    • B. 

      Aerobic exercise

    • C. 

      Strength Training

    • D. 

      Stretching

    • E. 

      All the above

  • 11. 
    Http://www.americanheart.org/presenter.jhtml?identifier=4778Triglycerides are the chemical form in which most fats exist in food and in the body.  Calories not immediately needed by the body are converted to triglycerides and stored in fat cells.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Http://www.americanheart.org/presenter.jhtml?identifier=4778Cornorary artery disease is sometimes linked to high triglyceride levels in plasma.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Http://www.americanheart.org/presenter.jhtml?identifier=4778According to the National Cholesterol Program guidelines, a normal fasting plasma triglyceride level is:
    • A. 

      Less than 50 mg/dL

    • B. 

      Less than 100 mg/dL

    • C. 

      Less than 150 mg/dL

    • D. 

      Less than 200 mg/dL

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 14. 
    Http://www.americanheart.org/presenter.jhtml?identifier=4500According to National Cholesterol Education Program (NCEP) guidelines, a healthy range for an adult's total cholesterol level is:
    • A. 

      Less than 200 mg/dL

    • B. 

      Less than 225 mg/dL

    • C. 

      Less than 250 mg/dL

    • D. 

      Less than 300 mg/dL

  • 15. 
    Http://www.americanheart.org/presenter.jhtml?identifier=4500Low-density lipoprotein (LDL) is also referred to as good cholesterol.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Http://www.americanheart.org/presenter.jhtml?identifier=4500For men, an HDL cholesterol level below ____ mg/dL is considered a major risk factor for heart disease.
    • A. 

      40

    • B. 

      50

    • C. 

      60

    • D. 

      70

    • E. 

      None of the above

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