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Diabetes Questions Set 2

Your Answer Correct Answer
1. Diabetes is a disease related to sugar metabolism.  True
False
2. Normal blood sugar levels are about 250 mg / dl  True
False
3. A person with low blood sugar should always take insulin.  True
False
4. If a person with normal glucose levels gets a shot of insulin, they will likely become hypoglycemic.  True
False
5. Type 1 diabetes is a an auto – immune disease.  True
False
6. It is estimated that about 50% of all kids in the USA today will eventually develop Type 2 diabetes. (Clue: This is true.)  True
False
7. People with Type 2 diabetes NEVER take insulin.  True
False
8. Long term problems of Type 2 diabetes include blindness, limb amputation, kidney damage, and even nerve damage. Mayo Clinic Diabetes Information  True
False
9. Inactivity and a poor diets frequently lead to Type 2 diabetes.  True
False
10. Normal blood sugar levels are about 100 mg / dl  True
False


 
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