Type-2 Insulin Resistance

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Type-2 Insulin Resistance

Quiz to take for 1 hour credit following viewing of powerpoint presentation "Know your insulin resistance".


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Insulin resistance syndrome occurs in type 2 diabetes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Risk factors for type 2 diabetes include:
    • A. 

      Poor nutrition

    • B. 

      Lack of physical activity

    • C. 

      Being overweight

    • D. 

      All of these

  • 3. 
    If any of your family members have type 2 diabetes, you are at an increased risk to develop type 2 diabetes yourself.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Type 2 diabetes occurs most often in those over age 40.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    CVD stands for:
    • A. 

      Chronic vein dystrophy

    • B. 

      Cardiac variability dysfunction

    • C. 

      Cardiovascular disease

  • 6. 
    Why should someone who has type 2 diabetes be concerned about CVD?
    • A. 

      It can cause high blood sugars

    • B. 

      It can lead to brain abnormalities, dementia and seizures

    • C. 

      It can cause heart attack, stroke, blindness, kidney disease, amputation and erectile dysfunction

  • 7. 
    CVD can be prevented by:
    • A. 

      The use of insulin and other diabetes medications

    • B. 

      Healthy eating, moderate weight loss and regular exercise

    • C. 

      Regular doctor visits

  • 8. 
    Can good blood glucose control prevent or delay CVD complications of type 2 diabetes?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 9. 
    What is something easy that can make your diet healthier?
    • A. 

      Eat a fruit and/or a vegetable at each meal

    • B. 

      Eat more protein

    • C. 

      Switch from regular soda to diet soda

  • 10. 
    The right portion size for a potato should be:
    • A. 

      The same size as a tennis ball

    • B. 

      The same size as a deck of cards

    • C. 

      The same size as a computer mouse

  • 11. 
    How can someone who is not currently exercising get started?
    • A. 

      Start with 10 minutes of walking, riding a bike or swimming 3 to 5 times per week

    • B. 

      Start with a gentle jogging program once or twice a week

    • C. 

      Start by joining a gym or fitness center

  • 12. 
    Ultimately, what kind of physical activity should all of us be doing?
    • A. 

      Ten minutes of walking, riding a bike or swimming 3 to 5 times per week

    • B. 

      Working out at the gym 3 times per week

    • C. 

      Regular physical activity of any type 30 to 60 minutes every day

  • 13. 
    How many calories should be subtracted each day to lose a moderate amount of weight?
    • A. 

      100 calories

    • B. 

      500 calories

    • C. 

      1500 calories

  • 14. 
    Keeping a food record/diary is very helpful in losing weight.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False