Biology: Diabetes

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Questions on this quiz are based on information from
Biology: Diabetes.

1. What organ of the body produces insulin?
a. Liver
b. Stomach
c. Brain
d. Pancreas
e. Heart

2. What does insulin do?
a. Helps cells to absorb sugar in the blood
b. Raises blood sugar
c. Fights off diseases
d. All of the above
e. None of the Above

3. What type of food is turned into glucose in the blood stream?
a. Proteins
b. Carbohydrates
c. Water
d. Meat
e. Fat

4. What are the cells called that make insulin?
a. Alpha
b. Gamma
c. Beta
d. Delta
e. Zeta

5. What causes Type I Diabetes?
a. Eating too much sugar
b. Being over weight
c. Being young
d. Lack of exercise
e. The body's immune system attacks the cells that make insulin

6. True or False: Only children and teenagers can get Type I diabetes.

7. Which of the following is a symptom of diabetes?
a. Increased thirst
b. Going to the bathroom a lot
c. Weight loss
d. Bad breath
e. All of the Above

8. What do people with Type I diabetes have to do after every meal?
a. Inject insulin
b. Exercise
c. Drink a lot of water
d. All of the above
e. None of the Above

9. How do diabetics know how much insulin to inject?
a. By counting how much protein they ate
b. By counting the fat calories in their meal
c. By checking their blood sugar and counting carbohydrates
d. By checking their white blood cell levels
e. It is the same amount every time

10. True or False: Sometimes Type II Diabetes can be controlled by diet and losing weight.

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