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Diabetes Quiz


Carbohydrates are a secondary source of energy for our cells.

A. T

B. F

Excess glucose is stored in lipids. This reduces the amount of glucose in your body.

A. eating a diet low in carbohydrates

B. losing weight

C. increased exercise activity

Where in your body can you find glucose?

A. In your pancreas

B. Inside your red blood cells

C. In your bladder

D. In virtually all your cells

Insulin inhibits the release of what

A. Glucagon


C. Beta cells

D. Somatostatin

Having diabetes means you’re more likely to have high blood pressure.



It happens when there is a decreased supply of blood to the heart.

A. Asthma

B. Bronchitis

C. Myocardial Infarction

Cells generate energy using a series of chemical reactions, known as

A. metabolic breakdown

B. glucose adaptation

C. cellular respiration

D. macromolecule dissemination

After our immediate energy needs are met, insulin levels drop and excess glucose is stored in the liver.

A. T

B. F

It is the contraction of the bronchi of the lungs which cause difficulty in breathing.

A. Lung Cancer

B. Asthma

C. Bronchitis

What is low blood sugar called?

A. Hypoglycemia

B. Hyperglycemia

What is high blood pressure called?

A. Hyperglycemia

B. Hypoglycemia

The pancreas secretes both hormones, glycogen and insulin.

A. T

B. F

What is one activity you can do to help prevent diabetes?

A. drink coke

B. eat lots of candy

C. exercise

Which of the following are symptoms of diabetes?

A. blurred vision

B. fatigue

C. dizziness

D. all of these are symptoms.

This is the name of the simple sugar that is found in your blood?

A. water

B. glucose

C. sodium

D. sugar

When blood sugar levels are higher than normal, but not yet too high to cause disease, this results in the diagnosis of prediabetes.

A. T

B. F

What is diabetes?

A. When there is not enough sugar in the blood.

B. When you always have a fever.

C. When there is too much sugar in the blood.

D. When you need more sleep.

Initial symptoms of type 1 diabetes would include all of the following EXCEPT:

A. exhaustion

B. dizziness

C. chest pain

D. fatigue

Do you get diabetes from eating too much candy?

A. Yes

B. No

C. Maybe

D. I don’t know

A form of diabetes that usually develops during childhood or adolescence.

__________ is characterized by a severe deficiency of insulin, leading to high blood glucose levels.
A. Type 1 diabetes

B. Type 2 diabetes

Between meals, when blood glucose levels drop, another pancreatic hormone, __________ stimulates the liver to release stored glucose

A. glycogen

B. glycemia

C. glucose

D. glucagon

This happens when the brain did not receive enough supply of oxygen.

A. Stroke

B. Atherosclerosis

C. Tuberculosis

Energy is produced by our bodies from biomolecules, large molecules, or ___________.

A. proteins

B. nucleic acids

C. macromolecues

D. carbohydrates

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

Most people with diabetes can feel their blood sugar getting high.




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