Living With Diabetes

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Take Charge of Your Diabetes.


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  • 1. 
    What are some of the signs of diabetes?
    • A. 

      Feeling thirsty

    • B. 

      Urinating often

    • C. 

      Feeling tired

    • D. 

      Slow healing wounds

    • E. 

      Dry skin

    • F. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    What are some risk factors for diabetes?
    • A. 

      Having family history of Diabetes

    • B. 

      Lack of exercise

    • C. 

      Gaining weight

    • D. 

      Being African American, Indian American, Pacific Islander, Alaskan or Hispanic

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    To balance glucose levels, we need to manage which of the following?
    • A. 

      Intakes of food and beverage

    • B. 

      Exercising regularly

    • C. 

      Taking medications as prescribed.

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    Which beverage does our body require the most of?
    • A. 

      Water

    • B. 

      Tea

    • C. 

      100% juice

    • D. 

      Coffee

  • 5. 
    Fiber is known to help balance blood glucose, fiber can be found in which of the following?
    • A. 

      Vegetables in all colors

    • B. 

      Whole or Dried Fruits

    • C. 

      Legumes (beans, lentils)

    • D. 

      Whole grains (Brown Rice, Quinoa, Amaranth, Millet, Whole Seed Breads)

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    Excessive alcohol intake can negatively effect our health and blood glucose, how much can a person with diabetes consume?
    • A. 

      Women - no more than 1 drink daily

    • B. 

      Men - no more than 2 drinks daily

    • C. 

      3-4 drinks daily are fine to drink

    • D. 

      A and B

    • E. 

      One drink a week

  • 7. 
    Salt is often hidden from us in processed foods or when we go out to eat, to lower intake of sodium we should select?
    • A. 

      Whole foods

    • B. 

      Herbs to flavor our food

    • C. 

      Lunch meats

    • D. 

      Sauces and dressings

    • E. 

      A and B

    • F. 

      C and D

  • 8. 
    Physical activity can help regulate body weight, blood glucose and mental health.  To increase physical activity one can do the following?
    • A. 

      Select enjoyable physical activity: gardening, walking, swilling, biking, cleaning, dancing, dog-walking

    • B. 

      Perform the activity on daily basis for at least 3-4 times a week

    • C. 

      Do something 30-60 minutes daily that helps you sweat (can also be 15 min AM and 15 min PM)

    • D. 

      Create an accountability with a friend or family member to motivate each other to stay active

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    Some signs of low blood glucose are?
    • A. 

      Feeling tired

    • B. 

      Feeling anxious

    • C. 

      Feeling shaky

    • D. 

      Feeling sweaty

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    To increase blood glucose, one would eat 10-15 gram of carbohydrates and check blood glucose again. Some ways to increase carbohydrates are:
    • A. 

      Glucose tablets

    • B. 

      Hard candy

    • C. 

      Fruit juice

    • D. 

      Honey

    • E. 

      Anyone of the above would help to raise glucose

  • 11. 
    To be safe, you should check your blood glucose before:
    • A. 

      Driving a vehicle

    • B. 

      Exercising

    • C. 

      Operating heavy machinery

    • D. 

      Going on a trip

    • E. 

      All of the following

  • 12. 
    Keeping a record helps with Diabetes Management and glucose balance by:
    • A. 

      Keeping a food log

    • B. 

      Writing down blood test results: AM, PM, before and after meals

    • C. 

      Taking medications as prescribed

    • D. 

      Staying hydrated

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 13. 
    Diabetes Support Groups and the Health Care Team, such as Dietitian and Endocrinologist, are important because:
    • A. 

      They teach how Diabetes is managed

    • B. 

      They help me manage stress

    • C. 

      I get support by interacting with others

    • D. 

      They help me regulate my medication

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 14. 
    Excess body weight and glucose imbalance can lead to other complications, including:
    • A. 

      Eye disease

    • B. 

      Foot problems

    • C. 

      Kidney disease

    • D. 

      Liver disease

    • E. 

      Heart Disease

    • F. 

      All of the above