If you were reading this closely in November, you should know all the answers! Some questions have multiple answers:
1. Which of the following types of insulin is no longer for sale in the United States?
a: Human Insulin
b: Pork Insulin
c: Trout Insulin
d: Beef Insulin
e: E Coli Insulin
2.Which of the following forms of insulin is no longer for sale in the United States?
a: Eye drops
c: Liquid for drinking
d: Liquid for injection
3.Insulin is produced by the normal human pancreas in what frequency:
a: After eating
b: Before and after eating
c: all the time, continuously
d: in pulses every three to six minutes
e: when the owner of the pancreas exercises
4. Which of the following baseball greats had type 1 diabetes?
a: Ron Santo
b: Mickey Mantle
c: Jackie Robinson
d: Lou Gherig
e: Babe Ruth
5. Normal blood sugar for human beings is about 65 mg/dl to 125 mg/dl. What is the highest recorded blood sugar in a living human?
a: 560,000 mg/dl
b: 56, 000 mg/dl
c: 5, 600 mg/dl
d: 560 mg/dl
e: 56 mg/dl
6. Which of the following are treatments for hypoglycemia?
d: IV Dextrose
7. The pancreas produces:
8. Which of the following are risk factors for type 1 diabetes?
a: male sex
b: female sex
c: less than 40 years old
e: family history
9. More than half of people with diabetes die from....
a: complications of high blood sugar
b: complications of low blood sugar
c: heart disease
d: kidney disease
e: non-diabetes related causes
10. Which of these conditions are more common in people with type 1 diabetes?
c: Down Syndrome
d: breast cancer
e: early onset dementia
11. A pancreas transplant is one of the few ways a type 1 diabetic can go off insulin. Most are performed:
a: at the same time as a liver transplant
b: at the same time as a kidney transplant
c: after a liver transplant
d: after a kidney transplant
e: without another transplant
12. One unit of insulin refers to:
a: the amount necessary to lower a 180 lb man's blood sugar by 50 mg/dl
b: the amount necessary to lower an average rabbit's blood sugar by 50 mg/dl
c: 1/100th of an mL
d: 1/22nd of an mg of pure crystalline insulin
e: 1/52nd of an mg of pure crystalline insulin
13. Which of the following supreme court justices has type 1 diabetes?
a: Samuel Alito
b: Elena Kagan
c: Sonia Sotomayor
d: Antonin Scalia
e: Clarence Thomas
a: moves sugar out of the blood and into muscles
b: moves sugar out of the liver and into the blood
c: signals the alpha cells to make glucagon
d: signals the alpha cells to stop making glucagon
e: is a hormone
15. How many types of type 1 diabetes are there?
a: two types- brittle and controlled
b: two types - 1A and 1B.
c: trick question- there is only one type 1 diabetes
d: six types, one for each diabetes antibody
e: come on man, what's a type of diabetes?
16. If you have good diabetes numeracy skills, that means you can:
a: count carbs
b: read a nutrition label
c: read the insert that comes with your insulin
d: calculate a correction dose
e: convert mg/dl to mmmol/L
17. Fiber is...
a: a type of carbohydrate that cannot be digested
b: a type of carbohydrate that digests more slowly
c: all carbohydrates that do not turn into sugar
d: a protein that sometimes turns into a carbohydrate
e: good for all diabetics
18. How good is worldwide access to diabetes supplies?
a: the majority of diabetics do not have access to a regular supply of insulin and syringes
b: almost all diabetics have access to insulin and syringes, but more than a million don't have test strips
c: almost all diabetics have access to insulin, syringes, and test strips, but over a million cannot use CGMs
d: almost all diabetics have access to insulin, syringes, test strips, but over a million cannot pump
e: almost all diabetics have access to insulin, syringes, and test strips, but over a million have no access to an endocrinologist
19. Which type of diabetes has a genetic basis?
a: type 1A diabetes
b: type 1B diabetes
c: LADA diabetes
d: MODY diabetes
e: type 2 diabetes
20. Which of the following cannot get diabetes?
21. Can people with diagnosed with type 1 diabetes ever stop taking insulin?
a: No, never.
b: Yes, if they get a pancreas transplant
c: Yes, if they get an islet cell transplant
d: Yes, if they get a liver transplant
e: Yes, if they were misdiagnosed
22. Which of the following authors has type 1 diabetes?
a: Daniel Pinkwater, author of the Werewolf Club series, among others
b: Anne Rice, author of various vampire novels
c: Terry Pratchett, author of the disc world series
d: Piers Anthony, author of the Xanth series
e: Stephen King, horror writer
23. Which of these diseases can cause diabetes?
a: Lou Gherig's Disease
b: Muscular dystrophy
c: Cystic fibrosis
e: Turner Syndrome
24. Type 1 AKA juvenile diabetes is commonly developed...
a: at birth. People are born with type 1 diabetes
b: soon after birth. It's genetic.
c: in childhood, by the age of 18.
d: in young adulthood, between ages 18 and 35.
e: after the age of 65
25. What kind of diet are diabetics on?
a: They can eat anything.
b: They can eat anything but poison. And cookies... made with poison.
c: Low carbohydrate.
d: Low fat.
e: Low fiber.
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