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Although the precise cause of metabolic syndrome is not known the close relationship between _____ and _____ is thought to be partly responsible.
abdominal obesity, insulin resistance
Which of the following plays a major role in the breakdown of certain types of dietary fiber in the large intestine?
Which of the following ethnic populations has the lowest relative risk for developing type 2 diabetes?
Which of the following is a characteristic of dietary fibers?
They are classified according to solubility in water
Which of the following is a typical response of the body to changes in blood glucose?
Blood glucose levels that fall too low signal the release of glucagon
After you and your friend Dolores share pretzels and animal crackers she announces that she wants to start digesting her food by watching television. You inform Dolores that ,
carbohydrate digestion begins in the mouth through the action of amylase, so she has already begun digesting the snacks
Prediabetes is used to classify blood glucose levels between normal and those of diabetes; that is if a fasting plasma glucose is between:,
100 and 125 mg/dL
_____ are the leading cause of death in people with diabetes accounting for 70% of deaths.
, Cardiovascular diseases
Which of the following is a feature of diabetes?
Dietary management should focus on total carbohydrate intake rather than the type of carbohydrate consumed
When blood glucose concentration falls what pancreatic hormone is secreted to stimulate release of stored glucose?,
If an individual with diabetes has an elevated LDL cholesterol level saturated fats should be limited to <_____ percent of kcalories and cholesterol intake should be limited to <_____ milligrams daily.,
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