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Diabetes Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz has been developed to help you assess your own level of understanding about diabetes and its management and more importantly, to ensure that in the future we can address identified gaps in general knowledge, myths and misconceptions about diabetes that exist within the community.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What do you think causes diabetes?
    • A. 

      Eating too much sugar

    • B. 

      High blood glucose levels caused by too much glucose in the blood

    • C. 

      Catching it from someone else

  • 2. 
    Blood glucose levels respond to food, particularly carbohydrates. What other things can affect blood glucose levels? (This question may have more than one correct answer )  
    • A. 

      Physical activity

    • B. 

      Stress

    • C. 

      Illness

  • 3. 
    Children get type1 diabetes – is this TRUE or FALSE?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    If children get type1 diabetes, how do they get it?
    • A. 

      Having too many sweets and soft drinks

    • B. 

      A virus or environmental factor

    • C. 

      Not doing enough exercise

  • 5. 
    Type 2 diabetes is a disease in which your pancreas does not produce enough insulin, or your body does not properly use the insulin it makes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The management of type 1 diabetes can be managed by: (This question may have more than one correct answer )
    • A. 

      Taking daily insulin doses by injection or insulin pump

    • B. 

      Eating healthy meals and snacks and regular physical activity

    • C. 

      Regular monitoring of your blood glucose levels

  • 7. 
    Who are at risk of gestational diabetes?
    • A. 

      Children and teenagers

    • B. 

      Pregnant women

    • C. 

      Elderly people

  • 8. 
    How do you think diabetes is best managed? (This question may have more than one correct answer )
    • A. 

      Eating healthily, taking regular exercise and prescribed medication

    • B. 

      Losing weight (if you need to) and maintaining a healthy weight

    • C. 

      Regularly testing your blood glucose levels

    • D. 

      Never eating sugar

  • 9. 
    What type of food raises blood glucose levels? (This question may have more than one correct answer )
    • A. 

      Pasta, rice and noodles

    • B. 

      Bread and crackers

    • C. 

      Cakes and biscuits

    • D. 

      Fish

  • 10. 
    Ideally, how often should people with diabetes exercise?
    • A. 

      Every day

    • B. 

      Once a week

    • C. 

      Once a fortnight

    • D. 

      Five days per week

  • 11. 
    How often should people with diabetes have their feet checked? (This question may have more than one correct answer )
    • A. 

      Every six months by a podiatrist

    • B. 

      The person should check their feet everyday

    • C. 

      They don’t need to have their feet checked

  • 12. 
    Is it OK for people with diabetes to drink alcohol? (This question may have more than one correct answer )
    • A. 

      If you are diagnosed with diabetes, you should stop drinking alcohol

    • B. 

      Most people with diabetes can enjoy a small amount of alcohol

    • C. 

      You should check with your doctor first

    • D. 

      Provided they drink no more than 2 standard drinks per day, with at least one alcohol- free day per week.

  • 13. 
    Will diabetes go away?
    • A. 

      Diabetes will go away if it’s well managed

    • B. 

      If blood glucose levels are in the non-diabetic range most of the time

    • C. 

      Currently, there is no cure for diabetes

  • 14. 
    If left untreated or improperly managed, diabetes can result in a variety of complications including: (This question may have more than one correct answer )
    • A. 

      Heart disease

    • B. 

      Kidney disease

    • C. 

      Eye disease

    • D. 

      Nerve damage

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