Cardiovascular Disease And Diabetes

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Diabetes Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    If you have diabetes, you are at least twice as likely as someone who does not have diabetes to have heart disease or a stroke.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Heart Attacks are more serious in people who have diabetes and are more likely to end in death.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    High blood sugar levels over time can contribute to plaque (fatty deposits) on the insides of blood vessels.  This can cause: 
    • A. 

      Neuropathy

    • B. 

      Clogged blood vessels

    • C. 

      Weight gain

  • 4. 
    Besides having diabetes, what are some other risk factors for cardiovascular disease?
    • A. 

      Family history of cardiovascular disease (heart attack, stroke, blood vessel blockage)

    • B. 

      High LDL, cholesterol, or triglycerides

    • C. 

      Smoking

    • D. 

      Extra weight in the belly area

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    Diet affects the risk of cardiovascular disease.  One thing you can do is increase fiber with:
    • A. 

      Oats, beans, peas

    • B. 

      Broccoli, salads, carrots

    • C. 

      Strawberries, apples, bananas

    • D. 

      All of these foods are high in fiber.

  • 6. 
    Which type of fish help to prevent cardiovascular disease?
    • A. 

      Oily fish

    • B. 

      Tuna

    • C. 

      Tilapia

    • D. 

      Grouper

    • E. 

      A and B are correct

  • 7. 
    The two types of fat we should eat less of are saturated fat and trans fat.  Examples of saturated fat include:
    • A. 

      Pickles, olives, pimientos

    • B. 

      Cheetos, Doritos, Oreos

    • C. 

      Cheese, hot dogs , bacon

  • 8. 
    Junk foods like chips and other salty snack foods, snack crackers, cookies, commercially prepared baked goods, cake mixes, frosting, candy bars, microwave popcorn, fried foods, are examples of which type of fat?
    • A. 

      Saturated fat

    • B. 

      Unsaturated fat

    • C. 

      Monounsaturated fat

    • D. 

      Trans fat

  • 9. 
    Foods high in the "good/healthy" type of fat - monounsaturated - include:
    • A. 

      Peas, beans, lentils

    • B. 

      Nuts, avocados, olives and olive oil

    • C. 

      Oatmeal, sweet potatoes, cabbage

  • 10. 
    Signs of a TIA (transischemic attack) or "mini stroke" might be sudden weakness, loss of balance, numbness, confusion, blindness in one or both eyes, double vision, difficulty speaking, or a severe headache.
    • A. 

      Sudden weakness

    • B. 

      Loss of sight in one eye or both eyes, or double vision

    • C. 

      Problems speaking

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 11. 
    If your ABCs are good, there is a lower risk of cardiovascular disease.  What are the ABCs?
    • A. 

      A1C, blood pressure, cholesterol

    • B. 

      A1C, body weight, chemicals

    • C. 

      Aspirin, vitamin B and vitamin C

  • 12. 
    Coronary Artery disease affects your ___; while Cerebral Vascular Disease affects your _____
    • A. 

      Arteries, Colon

    • B. 

      Head; Legs

    • C. 

      Heart: Brain

  • 13. 
    Most strokes are caused by ___ that narrow or block one of the blood vessels in the brain or neck.
    • A. 

      Obesity

    • B. 

      Fatty deposits or blood clots

    • C. 

      Butter

  • 14. 
    People with diabetes have at least twice the risk of heart failure as other people.  What is heart failure?
    • A. 

      Swelling of the cardiac tissue

    • B. 

      Sudden loss of balance

    • C. 

      The heart is too weak to pump blood properly throughout the body

  • 15. 
    Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) is when the blood vessels in the legs are narrowed or blocked which decreases blood flow to the legs and feet.   What are some conditions that might occur if one has peripheral arterial disease?
    • A. 

      Heart attack, stroke

    • B. 

      Leg pain while walking

    • C. 

      Amputation

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 16. 
    What should you do if you think you or a family member or friend might be having symptoms of a stroke?
    • A. 

      Call 911 immediately

    • B. 

      Call your doctor the next morning

    • C. 

      Go to bed early