Hypoglycemia vs. Diabetes


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What does 'hypo-' in hypoglycemia refer to

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1. What is insulin?

2. Untreated diabetes mellitus results in:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use the worksheet and quiz to identify how much you know about the differences between hypoglycemia and diabetes. Insulin and the effects of untreated diabetes mellitus are topics you need to know for the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You can test your understanding of:

  • Causes of hypoglycemia
  • What might happen if a diabetic takes too much insulin compared to their carbohydrate intake
  • The meaning of 'hypo-'
  • What insulin is and what it does

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about the effects of untreated diabetes mellitus
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on hypoglycemia and diabetes
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about the purpose of insulin and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

In order to review more about these conditions, have a look at the lesson called Hypoglycemia vs. Diabetes. Use this lesson any time to:

  • Define '-emia'
  • Determine how diabetes is treated
  • Compare and contrast diabetes and hypoglycemia