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Managing Diabetes

Answer the questions below

1. Diabetes is a condition that prevents the body from regulating the amount of sugar (glucose) in the blood.

2. Type 1 diabetes is believed to be an autoimmune disease which attacks the cells of the pancreas, not allowing it to produce insulin.

3. Type 2 diabetes inhibits the entrance of glucose into the body cells, leaving too much glucose in the blood, which can harm body organs.

4. There are eight different symptoms for diabetes. Select the one which is NOT a symptom: (Select ONLY one)

5. Fat consumption and body fat are the two main culprits in Type 2 diabetes.

6. Excess salt in the diet and loss of weight appear to be directly related to cell resistance to glucose.

7. Diabetes can often be reversed or brought to within normal range if the daily fat intake is lowered to 50% of the total daily calories.

8. High fiber foods are helpful in stabilizing blood sugar spikes and improving energy levels.

9. Physical exercise is more essential than dietary changes to reduce the excess blood sugar and fatty acids in the blood.

10. To prevent diabetic complications, diabetics should have their eyes, urine, cholesterol and blood pressure levels and nerve sensitivity in their legs checked every three years.

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