Reducing Health Risks Quiz
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Reducing Health Risks Quiz

Test your knowledge on reducing health risks related to sun exposure, ultraviolet light, X-rays, and air pollution. Learn about preventive measures like wearing sunscreen, protective clothing, regular screening, and minimizing exposure to pollutants.

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Questions and Answers

What is the blood glucose level range for pre-diabetes?

101-125

Which type of diabetes is primarily caused by a lack of sensitivity to insulin?

Type 2 diabetes

What characterizes gestational diabetes?

Occurs in pregnant women

What lifestyle change is effective in preventing or reducing Type 2 diabetes symptoms?

<p>Maintaining a healthy body-fat level</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which ethnic groups are mentioned as being especially at risk for diabetes?

<p>African Americans and Native Americans</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the defining factor of Type 1 diabetes?

<p>Pancreas fails to produce insulin</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is one recommended dietary change to prevent diabetes?

<p>Limit fats and simple carbohydrates</p> Signup and view all the answers

Why is it important to learn stress-management skills for diabetes prevention?

<p>To reduce stress and maintain a healthy sleep schedule</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which type of diabetes may occur during pregnancy?

<p>Gestational diabetes</p> Signup and view all the answers

Why is regular exercise important for regulating blood sugar levels?

<p>It expends calories and helps regulate blood sugar levels</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is a key step for diabetics to adhere to for blood sugar regulation?

<p>Adhere to a plan for blood sugar regulation</p> Signup and view all the answers

Why is it important to seek screening for diabetes if you have symptoms or are pre-diabetic?

<p>To understand if you have a problem and seek medical advice</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which of the following is NOT considered a factor in early death according to the text?

<p>Gestational diabetes</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the primary reason that coronary heart disease and cancer are not significant risks at young ages?

<p>They take a long time to develop</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which of the following is true about cancer as mentioned in the text?

<p>Cancer is a group of more than 100 diseases</p> Signup and view all the answers

What lifestyle change is recommended for diabetes prevention and control?

<p>Using self-management skills</p> Signup and view all the answers

Why are injuries, suicide, and diabetes ranked among the top 10 leading causes of death in society?

<p>Because they are preventable with lifestyle changes</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which statement accurately reflects the trends in cancer deaths?

<p>New cases of cancer have been decreasing while deaths remain steady</p> Signup and view all the answers

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