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quiz on diabetes

Source: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

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  1. Diabetes causes your

    blood glucose to be too low

    blood glucose to be too high

    body to stop making blood glucose

  2. People can have different types of diabetes



  3. You can keep your blood glucose close to your target range if you

    make healthy food choices and are active every day

    stay at a healthy weight

    take your medicine if needed

    check your blood glucose

    all of the above

  4. Foods that contain the following nutrients help keep your blood glucose close to your target range



    fats (nuts, olive oil, avocado)

    all of the above

  5. People with diabetes can eat sugar, sweets, and desserts.



  6. Carbs that have a lot of fiber are

    white bread and white race

    whole grain foods and fresh fruits and vegetables

    sweetened fruit drinks

    sweets and desserts

  7. If you have diabetes, you should

    get 30 minutes of physical activity every day

    get 20 minutes of physical activity every week

    limit your physical acitivity

  8. You can make healthy food choices at work or at school if you

    pack your lunch and steer clear of fried foods

    hit the vending machine during breaks

    skip lunch and eat when you get home

  9. If you are overweight, you can get to a healthy weight by

    going on a fad diet

    cutting 1,000 calories a day

    being more active, cutting some calories, and eating smaller amounts of food

    buying your own gym equipment

  10. A type of fat that can be healthy for your heart comes from

    chicken skin

    whole milk

    nuts and avocado


  11. You can get enough physical activity by just

    watching TV and playing video games

    going for a walk on the weekend

    swimming at the beach in the summer

    being active every day in a way you enjoy

  12. People with diabetes should not eat at fast-food restaurants.



  13. People get type 2 diabetes because

    they have certain genes

    they are overweight

    they have a family member who has diabetes

    they are American Indian, Alaska Native, African American, Hispanic/Latino,
    Asian American, or Pacific Islander

    all of the above

  14. If you get angry or feel sad about your diabetes, you can feel better if you

    keep your feelings inside

    speak up and ask for help

    blame yourself or your family

    get in a fight with your friends

    all of the above