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Diabetes quiz

How much do you know about diabetes? Find out taking this quick quiz. Select the best answer to each of the following questions. When you're finished, click the submit button.


1. How many Americans have diabetes?

  A. 1 million

  B. 4 million

  C. 8 million

  D. 16 million


2. Risk factors for adult-onset diabetes include

  A. inactivity.

  B. excess weight.

  C. having had many children.

  D. all of the above.


3. Symptoms of adult-onset diabetes include

  A. excessive thirst.

  B. blurred vision.

  C. tingling of the hands and feet.

  D. all of the above.


4. A diabetic's diet

  A. should contain no sugar at all.

  B. is the same as anyone else's as long as they take their medication.

  C. involves monitoring the total amount of carbohydrates consumed.

  D. is unconcerned with alcohol intake.


5. Diabetes can lead to

  A. blindness.

  B. kidney problems.

  C. heart disease.

  D. all of the above.


6. If a pregnant woman develops gestational diabetes,

  A. the chances are less than 10 percent that she will develop gestational diabetes in other.

  B. she has a higher chance of developing adult-onset diabetes after the pregnancy.

  C. she has very little risk of developing adult-onset diabetes.

  D. her child will be born with diabetes.