Type 1 Diabetes: Risk Factors, Signs & Treatment


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

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

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

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About this Quiz & Worksheet

Test your ability to understand risk factors for type 1 diabetes. Quiz questions assess your knowledge of why there is an insulin deficiency with type 1 diabetes and symptoms of this disease.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the following:

  • Symptoms of type 1 diabetes
  • Reason for insulin deficiency in people affected by type 1 diabetes
  • Polyphagia in type 1 diabetes
  • Risk factors for type 1 diabetes

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related type 1 diabetes lesson
  • Critical thinking- apply relevant concepts to examine information about risk factors in a different light
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer questions about the symptoms of type 1 diabetes

Additional Learning

To review concepts related to this disease, read through the brief lesson called Type 1 Diabetes: Risk Factors, Signs & Treatment. This lesson will help you:

  • Identify what type 1 diabetes is and what causes it
  • Learn about the importance of insulin and glucose in the body
  • Recall the symptoms of type 1 diabetes such as polyphagia
  • Review how doctors diagnose this condition
  • Understand how diabetes is treated and the future for people who are diagnosed with type 1