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Healthy Heart Fitness Dealing with Diabetes Aging Gracefully

Dealing with Diabetes
Dealing With Diabetes: Learn about the disease and how to manage it.

Resources: organizations can help you manage the disease.

Dealing with Diabetes.

How much do you know about diabetes?

  1. On average, Hispanic Americans are nearly twice as likely to have diabetes as non-Hispanic whites of similar age.

    True
    False

  2. For Hispanics 50 or older, about 25 to 30 percent have either diagnosed or undiagnosed diabetes.

    True
    False

  3. Which of the following are symptoms of diabetes?

    Urinating often
    Being very thirsty
    Feeling very hungry
    All of the above

  4. When diabetes is undiagnosed or untreated, many long-term complications follow.

    True
    False

  5. Risk factors seem to be more common among non-Hispanic whites than Hispanics.

    True
    False

  6. Gestational diabetes, a temporary form of diabetes that a small percentage of pregnant women develop, occurs more frequently among Hispanic women.

    True
    False

  7. Type 1 Diabetes is also known as adult-onset diabetes .

    True
    False


 
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