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Diabetes QUIZ
Take the simple quiz below to test your knowledge of diabetes
1. Diabetes is a condition in which sufficient amounts of which hormone are either not produced or unable to be used by the body?
   a. Epinephrine
   b. Insulin
   c. Norepinephrine
   d. Cortisol
2. It is estimated that how many Americans have some form of diabetes?
   a. 1 million
   b. 10 million
   c. 18 million
   d. 35 million
3. Gestational diabetes is diabetes that occurs during which time period?
   a. Infancy
   b. Menopause
   c. Adolescence
   d. Pregnancy
4. What is the main purpose of the hormone insulin?
   a. Used as a source of energy
   b. Helps move glucose into the cells
   c. Helps to improve pancreatic function
   d. Is important in regulation of stress levels
5. What complications may be associated with type I diabetes?
   a. Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar, sometimes called an insulin reaction)
   b. Hyperglycemia (high blood sugar)
   c. Ketoacidosis (diabetic coma)
   d. All of the above
6. What is the cause of type II diabetes?
   a. Decreased thyroid function, resulting in decreased hormone levels
   b. Unknown, but genetics and obesity can be involved
   c. Decreased immune system function
   d. A high level of high density lipoprotein (HDL)
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