Metabolic Syndrome

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  • 1. 
    Type 1 diabetes is characterized by:
    • A. 

      Insulin insensitivity.

    • B. 

      Onset generally in older adults.

    • C. 

      Insulin sensitivity

    • D. 

      Pancreatic overproduction.

  • 2. 
    Type 2 diabetes is characterized by:
    • A. 

      Insulin insensitivity.

    • B. 

      Rapid intake of glucose in the tissues.

    • C. 

      Insulin sensitivity.

    • D. 

      . Appearance at an early age.

  • 3. 
    The following are all characteristics of metabolic syndrome:
    • A. 

      Hypertension, hypoglycemia, and high HDL

    • B. 

      Intra-abdominal obesity, hypertension, and low HDL

    • C. 

      Dyslipidemia, intra-abdominal obesity, and insulin insensitivity

    • D. 

      Intra-abdominal obesity, hypotension, and low LDLs

  • 4. 
    Conditions common to both definitions of metabolic syndrome include:
    • A. 

      Abdominal obesity, low HDL, and hypertension.

    • B. 

      .Hypertension, high HDL, and high triglycerides.

    • C. 

      Low HDL, abdominal obesity, low fasting glucose.

    • D. 

      Diabetes, hypertension, and low triglycerides.

  • 5. 
    Following the clinical definitions, you can rule out metabolic syndrome if they have:
    • A. 

      Normal fasting glucose levels.

    • B. 

      Normal blood pressure.

    • C. 

      Normal blood pressure and normal fasting glucose levels.

    • D. 

      . High blood pressure and normal fasting glucose levels.