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1

What is the most common test used to diagnose diabetes?

The Glucose Tolerance Test

2

Which type of diabetes is it when the body produces an insufficient amount of insulin?

Type I

3

Which type of diabetes are you usually born with?

Type I

4

Which type of diabetes is it when the body tissue is resistant to insulin?

Type II

5

What are the 6 symptoms of type I diabetes?

1. Thirst
2. Dehydration
3. Hunger
4. Frequent urination
5. Weight loss
6. Ketoacidosis

6

What occurs when the body produces dangerously high levels of ketones?

Ketoacidosis

7

What are the 4 symptoms of type II diabetes?

1. Fatigue
2. Increased nighttime urination
3. Weight gain
4. Problems arise gradually

8

People who are obese usually have what type of diabetes?

Type II

9

How do you treat type I diabetes?

Insulin shot

10

If you have signs of metabolic syndrome what type of diabetes do you have?

Type II

11

What complication occurs when excess sugar reacts with various proteins and fats throughout the body, impairing their function?

Advanced Glycation End-Products (AGEs)

12

What complication occurs when high blood sugar physically deteriorates small blood vessels and nerves?

Cardiovascular disease

13

What complication occurs when there is increased sugar in the urine due to high sugar in the blood?

Kidney disease

14

What complication occurs when nerve deterioration in the extremities results in loss of sensation of pain associated with injury and infection, often leads to limb amputation?

Nerve disease

15

What complication occurs when nerve damage and AGE build up in the eyes?

Blindness

16

What complication occurs when bacteria eats the sugar?

Infection

17

Nerve degeneration in the digestive tract leads to what?

Chronic constipation and diarrhea