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Posted: 22 November 2005 at 7:56pm | IP Logged Quote System

Which of the following statements about Diabetes Mellitus is true?

I. It is a group of metabolic diseases characterised by high blood sugar (glucose) levels.

II. It afflicts people who overeat and it is characterised by obesity.

III. It can lead to blindness, kidney failure and nerve damage.

IV. Diabetes Mellitus can be fatal.
    A.   I, II and III
    B.   I, II and IV
    C.   I, III and IV
    D.   II, III and IV
    E.   None of the above
 QUIZ QUESTION #1754 created by Tutor12088 on 22 November 2005 at 2:06pm

Correct answer: C    Correct clicks: 41.67%  Wrong clicks: 58.33%
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    B.   [55 clicks 18.33%] 
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Posted: 06 October 2006 at 10:16pm | IP Logged Quote Quantsky5

People who overeat and obese have a higher tendency to be diabetic, although this does not imply that obesity causes diabetes as there are still many other diseases an obese person is prone to such as hypertension, etc. Recent studies show that fat primarily causes insulin resistance in type 2 diabetes mellitus. Check that out!

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