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Diabetes Questions Set 1

Your Answer Correct Answer
1. Type 1 diabetes is an auto-immune disease.  True
False
2. Type I diabetes frequently appears prior to age 20.  True
False
3. Insulin is a hormone that helps sugar cross a cell membrane.  True
False
4. Type 1 diabetes is an auto immune disease where antibodies / white blood cells destroy the pancreatic islets.  True
False
5. Treatment for Type 1 diabetes mellitus involves injections of glucagon.  True
False
6. The islets of Langerhans are located inside the pancreas.  True
False
7. Type II diabetes mellitus is less common than Type 1 diabetes.  True
False
8. No one younger than 20 ever gets Type II diabetes in the good old USA! (Think sugar consumption and lack of exercise.)  True
False
9. People with Type II diabetes mellitus do not have functioning islets of Langerhans.  True
False
10. Diabetes sometimes forms during pregnancy, and usually ends when the child is born. (Clue - this is true.).  True
False

 
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