The Impact Of Diabetes Medications On Weight

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The Impact Of Diabetes Medications On Weight

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What else besides healthy eating can help control blood sugar levels?
    • A. 

      Exercising on a regular basis

    • B. 

      Never eating desserts

    • C. 

      Losing or maintaining a healthy weight

    • D. 

      All except B are correct

  • 2. 
    All diabetes medications have a side effect of weight gain
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Insulin does not cause weight gain
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Unless the glucose that enters the cell is used for fuel (ie burned up during daily activities and/or during exercise), it will turn to fat.  Over time this will result in weight gain.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Which medications are weight neutral?
    • A. 

      Januvia

    • B. 

      Trajenta

    • C. 

      Onglyza

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    Which medications promote weight loss?
    • A. 

      Victoza

    • B. 

      Byetta (and Bydureon)

    • C. 

      Simlyn

    • D. 

      Metformin

    • E. 

      All of these

  • 7. 
    Which medications contribute to weight gain?
    • A. 

      Glyburide

    • B. 

      Glipizide

    • C. 

      Actos

    • D. 

      Insulin (see note below)

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    You can lose weight just by using certain diabetes medications like Metformin or Simlyn.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False. Nope, you also have to eat less calories and increase your activity level.