Medical Quiz

Diabetes Quiz


What is low blood sugar called?

A. Hypoglycemia

B. Hyperglycemia

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

A. Asthma

B. Bronchitis

C. Myocardial Infarction

The _________ plays an important role in our body’s use of glucose.

A. liver

B. kidneys

C. pancreas

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

Carbohydrates are a secondary source of energy for our cells.

A. T

B. F

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

A. metabolic breakdown

B. glucose adaptation

C. cellular respiration

D. macromolecule dissemination

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



This happens when the heart muscles do not get enough blood that is rich in oxygen.

A. Angioplasty

B. Angina

C. Hypertension

Causes a reinforcement of the original action. The input causes the reaction to increase.

A. positive feedback loop

B. negative feedback loop

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

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

If you’re stressed out, your blood sugar may rise.



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

People with diabetes can eat as many fruits as they want.



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

This stimulates the cells to convert glucose into energy. This supports your activity level and reduces the amount of glucose in your body.

A. weight loss

B. eating a diet low in carbohydrates

C. increased exercise activity

Type 1 diabetes is…

A. genetic (you get it from your parents)

B. when you have it only when you are older

C. something you can stop

D. when you are fine

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

A. Lung Cancer

B. Asthma

C. Bronchitis

Which of the following are symptoms of diabetes?

A. blurred vision

B. fatigue

C. dizziness

D. all of these are symptoms.

The chemical reaction processes of breaking down molecules for energy:

A. reproduction

B. metabolism

C. digestion

D. replication

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.

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

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

High blood glucose level is known as __________ and can cause health problems, such as stroke, heart disease kidney disease, and vision loss.

A. hypoglycemia

B. hyperglycemia


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