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1
How does cancer rank as a cause of death among all ages in the U.S.?
A)First
B)Second
C)Third
D)Fourth
2
How does cancer rank as a cause of death among Americans under the age of 85.?
A)First
B)Second
C)Third
D)Fourth
3
How does cancer rank in comparison with other diseases as a cause of death among children?
A)First
B)Second
C)Third
D)Fourth
4
Approximately what percent of people who get cancer will be alive five years after diagnosis and considered cured?
A)About one in ten
B)About four in ten
C)About two in ten
D)About 8 in ten
5
Which of the following most accurately describes the trend in cancer deaths during the past 50 years?
A)Cancer deaths have nearly double each decade.
B)Cancer deaths increased slowly for about 30 years; during the past 20 years cancer deaths have nearly doubled.
C)Cancer deaths have increased steadily and predictably each year.
D)Cancer deaths have leveled off or decreased.
6
The condition referred to as Impaired Glucose Tolerance occurs when
A)blood sugar levels are higher than normal but not sufficient to be classified as full-blown diabetes mellitus.
B)blood sugar levels are not sufficient to sustain the demands of the body during vigorous physical activities.
C)the amount of insulin produced by the body or taken by injection exceeds the amount of sugar consumed.
D)consuming a diet that consists primarily of simple carbohydrates.
7
Which of the following diseases is the leading cause of blindness?
A)Arthritis
B)Crohn's disease
C)Influenza
D)Diabetes Mellitus
8
Which of the following conditions is most likely to occur in a person who engages in unplanned physical activity following insulin injection?
A)Hyperglycemia
B)Hypoglycemia
C)Ketone acidosis
D)Pernicious anemia
9
What is the name of the device used to monitor blood sugar levels?
A)Glucometer
B)Peak-flow meter
C)Carbohydrometer
D)Spirometer
10
What are the major health complications associated with poorly managed diabetes?
i. Vision loss
ii. Lung cancer
iii. Foot problems
iv. Carpal tunnel syndrome
v. Coronary heart disease
vi. Neuropathy
vii. Kidney disease
A)ii, iii, iv only
B)i, v, vi only
C)i, iii, v, vi, vii only
D)ii, iv, v, vi only







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