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1. Diabetes is a condition in which sufficient amounts of which hormone are either not produced or unable to be used by the body?

Question Answer: b. Insulin

Diabetes is a condition in which sufficient amounts of insulin are either not produced (type I diabetes), or the body is unable to use the insulin that is produced (type II diabetes).

2. It is estimated that how many Americans have some form of diabetes?

Question Answer: c. 18 million

According to the American Diabetes Association, there are over 18 million people in the United States, or 6.3% of the population, who have a form of diabetes.

3. Gestational diabetes is diabetes that occurs during which time period?

Question Answer: d. Pregnancy

Gestational diabetes is a condition in which the glucose level is elevated and other diabetic symptoms appear during pregnancy in a woman who has not previously been diagnosed with diabetes.

4. What is the main purpose of the hormone insulin?

Question Answer: b. Helps move glucose into the cells

The main purpose of insulin is to help move glucose from the bloodstream in the cells of the body.

5. What complications may be associated with type I diabetes?

Question Answer: d. All of the above

If not properly managed, hypoglycermia, hyperglycemia, and keotacidosis can all be complications associated with type I diabetes.

6. What is the cause of type II diabetes?

Question Answer: b. Unknown, but genetics and obesity can be involved

The exact cause is unknown. There is an inherited susceptibility which causes type II diabetes to run in families, but it usually takes another factor, such as obesity, to bring on the disease.

7. University Health Care can help you with your diabetes.

Question Answer: True

University Health Care can help you with your Diabetes. Browse the "A Healthier U" section for additional resources and information


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