Prediabetesvideo2016

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How can we change our eating behavior to prevent type-2 diabetes.
    • A. 

      Eat less processed foods

    • B. 

      Eat more whole foods

    • C. 

      Drink water instead of sweetened beverages

    • D. 

      Lose some weight - 5% of weight loss can improve insulin resistance substantially

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    Type 2 Diabetes is a preventable disease.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Type 2 Diabetes can lead to more serious complications. Many Diabetes patients  experience:
    • A. 

      Sleep apnea

    • B. 

      Foot Disease

    • C. 

      Vision Problems

    • D. 

      Infertility

    • E. 

      Erectile Disfunction

    • F. 

      High Blood Pressure

    • G. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    Medications can often present many challenges in managing Diabetes at home and at work.  Some of the Medication Management issues Diabetes patients experience are:
    • A. 

      Understanding how the medication works

    • B. 

      Taking insulin with meals

    • C. 

      Testing blood glucose at work to avoid hypoglycemia

    • D. 

      Taking the right kind and right amount of medications

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    Patients with Prediabetes have an A1C test (average blood glucose for 2 to 3 months) of 5.7 to 6.4.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Diabetes is diagnosed with an A1C test (average blood glucose for the past 2 to 3 months) of 6.5 or higher.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The most effective way to prevent Type 2 Diabetes is to:
    • A. 

      Manage weight

    • B. 

      Reduce intake of refined carbohydrates

    • C. 

      Exercise regularly

    • D. 

      Drink water instead of sweetened beverages

    • E. 

      Manage stress

    • F. 

      Get enough sleep

    • G. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    Diabetes is a chronic disease that can affect both mental and physical well being. Reasons for preventing Diabetes are:
    • A. 

      Diabetes affects us everyday

    • B. 

      Diabetes Management takes time and knowledge

    • C. 

      Diabetes is a chronic disease and gets worse over time

    • D. 

      Diabetes complications are disabling and serious

    • E. 

      Coordinating eating and physical activity with medication is time consuming and difficult

    • F. 

      Diabetes treatment and medications can be very costly

    • G. 

      All of the above

    • H. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    Research shows that we have 68% chance of preventing diabetes if we lose 5% of weight and exercise 150 minutes each week.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Do all patients with Diabetes eventually need insulin if they do not improve their lifestyle?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Increased weight is a risk factor for diabetes
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Some long-term complications that patients with chronic Type-2 Diabetes face include:
    • A. 

      Stroke

    • B. 

      Heart Disease

    • C. 

      Alzheimer

    • D. 

      Dementia

    • E. 

      Amputations

    • F. 

      Blindness

    • G. 

      Early death

    • H. 

      Cancer

    • I. 

      All of the above

    • J. 

      That's just too scary

  • 13. 
    Age is a risk factor for diabetes
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    What are some of the inconveniences of having diabetes?
    • A. 

      Having needles stick fingers multiple times a day

    • B. 

      Balancing medications and meals

    • C. 

      Managing diabetes at work

    • D. 

      Stereotype and discrimination by others who do not understand Diabetes

    • E. 

      Worrying about my blood sugar levels

    • F. 

      Learning how to manage diabetes

    • G. 

      All of the above

  • 15. 
    Smoking and lack of physical activity are risk factors for diabetes
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False