Type 2 Diabetes: How Healthy Is Your Lifestyle?

  • An easy way to get more exercise is:

     

    Wear a pedometer that counts your steps per day

     

    Walk all or part of the way to work

     

    Do active chores, like gardening or raking leaves

     

    Take a walk on your lunch break

     

    All of the above

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  • Things you should do before starting an exercise program are:

     

    Check with your doctor

     

    Get an eye exam

     

    Make sure your shoes fit well and give your feet plenty of room

     

    Make sure you know how to check your blood sugar

     

    All of the above

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  • If you're overweight, losing just a few pounds can help improve your diabetes.

     

    True

     

    False

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  • All carbohydrates, including sugars and starches, will raise blood sugar.

     

    True

     

    False

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  • The best source of protein for someone is diabetes is:

     

    Poultry

     

    Fish

     

    Lean meats

     

    Soy

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  • People with type 2 diabetes don't need to check their blood sugar at home.

     

    True

     

    False

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  • Which food contains the healthiest fats?

     

    Avocados

     

    Walnuts

     

    Coconut

     

    Margarine

     

    A and B

     

    C and D

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  • When you check your feet, you should look for:

     

    Dry and cracked skin

     

    Blisters or sores

     

    Bruises or cuts

     

    Redness, warmth, or tenderness

     

    Firm or hard spots

     

    All of the above

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  • Which type of footwear should a person with diabetes avoid?

     

    Flip flops

     

    High heels

     

    Socks with seams or holes

     

    Sneakers

     

    A, B, and C

     

    C and D

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  • Which will treat low blood sugar?

     

    3 glucose tablets

     

    1/2 cup (4 ounces) fruit juice or regular, non-diet soda

     

    5 or 6 hard candies

     

    1 tablespoon sugar, plain or dissolved in water

     

    1 tablespoon honey or syrup

     

    All of the above

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