Understanding Diabetes & Genetic Disorders Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. An obese patient comes into a clinic presenting with blurred vision, a fasting blood glucose level of 110 mg/dL, and some fatigue. Based on these symptoms alone, what would you tell her?

Question 2 2. How are genes affected in Down Syndrome?

Question 3 3. Which of these explains the presence of polyphagia in type 1 diabetes?

Question 4 4.

A genetic disorder X can be inherited, predisposed to, or developed with initially healthy genes due to things like sunlight exposure, smoking, or viruses.

Identify X.

Question 5 5. Which of the following is NOT a risk factor for type 2 diabetes?

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Question 6 6. Which of these is NOT a risk factor for developing type 1 diabetes?

Question 7 7. Which of the following is NOT a symptom of type 1 diabetes?

Question 8 8. If there is more than one copy of a chromosome, this is most likely a:

Question 9 9. If diet plays a key role in the development of a disorder with a genetic component, then this is most likely a:

Question 10 10. Genetic disorders that are caused by structural changes to a chromosome or excesses or deficiencies of entire genes located on chromosomes are called:

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Question 11 11. A group of genetic disorders that combine improper genetic variations in code with environmental factors to produce disease are known as:

Question 12 12. Which of these correctly describes and explains a symptom of type 2 diabetes?

Question 13 13. Why is there an insulin deficiency in people affected by type 1 diabetes?

Question 14 14. A young patient who has recently been diagnosed with type 1 diabetes might present with which of these?

Question 15 15. Which one of these is a blood disorder that results in abnormally shaped red blood cells?

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Question 16 16. Why is anaemia a symptom of sickle-cell disease?

Question 17 17. A genetic disorder that affects a single gene is categorized as a:

Question 18 18. Chronic hyperglycemia directly contributes to all of the following problems EXCEPT:

Question 19 19. What does an elevated glycosylated hemoglobin value indicate?

Question 20 20. _____ is a neurodegenerative condition affecting children, causing paralysis and death by the age of 4 and 5.

Understanding Diabetes & Genetic Disorders Chapter Exam Instructions

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