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What Do You Really Know About Diabetes?

Millions of Americans have been diagnosed with diabetes. And millions more have diabetes but don't know it, the CDC says. Yet diabetes is the seventh leading cause of death in the U.S. See how much you know about this long-term disease by taking this quiz.

1. What portion of people with diabetes has type 2 diabetes?
2. If your diabetes isn't under control, it can harm which body part?
3. What does insulin do?
4. Which of these makes it more likely for you to get type 2 diabetes?
5. Which of these groups is more likely to get type 2 diabetes?
6. Gestational diabetes happens only during pregnancy. Why?
7. How does gestational diabetes affect the baby?
8. How does exercise help people with diabetes?
Online Medical Reviewer: Brown, Kim, APRN
Online Medical Reviewer: Pierce-Smith, Daphne, RN, MSN, CCRC
Date Last Reviewed: 4/22/2015
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