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Diabetes: True or False test

Type 2 diabetes occurs when there is too much sugar (glucose) in our bodies.

 

Type 2 diabetes is soley caused by being overweight.

 

Type 2 diabetes can be reversed if I change my eating and exercise habits.

 

Eating low glycemic index foods may lower Type 2 Diabetes risk.

 

Holding on to pregnancy weight in the first year after giving birth is associated with adverse metabolic profiles.

 

The rate of Diabetes is increasing.

 

Type 2 diabetes is difficult to manage.

 

Untreated, type 2 diabetes can cause severe health problems and even be fatal.

 

Early diagnosis and awareness can make a difference.

 

Insulin is a cure for diabetes.

 

Women with gestational diabetes are at greater risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

 

∗ Source: Canadian Diabetes Association
∗ ∗ Source: Canadian Diabetes Association
∗ ∗ ∗ Source: Research study from the University of Toronto, Mount Sinai Hospital and the Institute for Clinical and Evaluative Sciences