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

    Correct Answer
  • 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

    Correct Answer
  • 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

    Correct Answer