Diabetes Risk Quiz!

 

Last week, you read a lot about diabetes as part of American Diabetes Month. Today, you can test your knowledge of diabetes with this quick, fun quiz. What are you waiting for? Try it now!

1) ____ is a chemical that turns glucose into energy.

  • Diabetes
  • Insulin
  • Pancreas
  • Fructose

2) True or false: People get high blood sugar when they can’t produce or process glucose.

3) Which of the following is NOT a symptom of diabetes?

  • Increased urination
  • Weight loss
  • Blood clots
  • Skin rashes

4) True or false: There is a cure for type II diabetes, but not for type I or gestational diabetes.

5) If you are obese, your chances of getting diabetes _____.

  • Decrease
  • Stay the same
  • Increase
  • Don’t matter

6) True or false: If your blood pressure is 140/90 or higher, you should be tested for diabetes.

7) If you want to decrease your risk of getting diabetes, you should be active ____.

  • Rarely
  • Every other day
  • When it is sunny
  • Every day

8) True or false: You should increase your consumption of fruits, vegetables, and beans in order to decrease your risk of contracting diabetes.

Answers...

  1. Insulin
  2. True
  3. Blood clots
  4. False
  5. Increase
  6. True
  7. Every day
  8. True

For More Information from Food and Health:

Become a premium member today and get access to hundreds of articles and handouts plus our premium tools!

Upcoming Posts

UP NEXT IN Cooking
Sustainable Foods: Good for Us, Our Wallets, and the Planet

UP NEXT IN Cooking, Food and Health, Prevention, Kids, MyPlate
Start Simple: A New Choose MyPlate Tool

UP NEXT IN Food and Health, Prevention
5 Diet Hacks for Healthy Blood Pressure

New Products Available Now

 
Published on Categories nutrition, fruits and veggies, best wellness, prevention, grains, fiber fruits vegetables, food shopping, food and health, nutrition education resources, ingredients, blood pressure, makeovers, menu planning, nutrition basic, Premium, diet and heart diseaseTags , , , , , , , ,