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Biochemistry of Diabetes Quiz


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What is required specifically for a person who has type 1 diabetes mellitus in order to maintain safe insulin levels?

A. take multiple insulin injections each day

B. prioritize physical activity

C. take medications

D. notice portion sizes monitored by a dietitian


The A1c Test is also known as?

A. HbA8F

B. HbA1D

C. HbA7H

D. HbA1C

E. HbA2V


Which type of diabetes mellitus have the destruction of beta cells that usually starts early in life

A. 1

B. 2


is a disorder in which the body does not produce enough or respond normally to insulin, causing blood sugar (glucose) levels to be abnormally high.

A. Diabitis

B. Diabetes melitus

C. Diabets mellitus

D. Diabetes mellitus


A person with type 2 should be centered around the following EXCEPT:

A. modest servings of low-fat dairy, low-fat meat and fish

B. fewer refined grains

C. medium portion sizes

D. more high-fiber foods


It causes a loss of self-tolerance among T-cells that specifically target beta cells antigen

A. Genetic Abnormality

B. Disruptions in diet

C. Lack of exercise

D. Water loss


What state of the body is called when the INSULIN levels are kept above normal and also keeps BLOOD GLUCOSE levels normal?

A. Averageglycemia

B. Normalglycemia

C. Normalglucose

D. Averageglucose


What happen to the glucose that isn’t absorbed by diabetics’ bodies?

A. It’s expelled from their bodies

B. It collects in their body fat

C. It’s stored in their pancreases

D. It’s converted to other chemicals


Which type of the following exercises should regularly be done when having type 2 diabetes mellitus?

A. moderate-intensity exercise

B. resistance exercise

C. stretching

D. strength building exercise


What happens when the body makes more INSULIN than normal?

A. Hypertension

B. Beta Cell Hyperplasia

C. Beta Cell Hypoplasia

D. Beta Cell Hypertrophy


The cluster of cells found in the pancreas responsible for the secretion of digestive enzymes, insulin and glucagon.

A. Glycogen

B. Adrenal glands

C. Islets of Langerhans

D. Langerhans Cells


Beta cells; ____ : aplha cells; ____

A. Insulin; glycogen

B. Glycogen; insulin

C. Insulin; glucagon

D. Glucagon; insulin


A group of genes on chromosome 6 that encode the major histocompatibility complex

A. Human Leukocyte Antigen System or HLA System

B. Endocrine System

C. Hypothalamohypophysial Portal System

D. Arginine Vasotocin


What might happen if your body couldn’t process glucose?

A. You wouldn’t be able to digest food

B. You wouldn’t have the energy to function

C. You would become more likely to catch diseases

D. You would constantly be thirsty for water


What process is needed in order for the Glucose to pass through the membrane if the cell does not move its Glucose Transporters?

A. Glucose Transport

B. Facilitated Difference

C. Facilitated Diffusion

D. Transporting Channels




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