Which one of the following birth control methods will most likely raise your blood sugars?
AIntra-uterine Device (IUD)
BDepo-Provera (the "shot")
CDiaphragm and Spermacide
Question 2 of 8
Bret Michaels - rock star from the band "Poison" and Reality TV show guy from "Rock of Love" - has Type 1 diabetes since he was 6 years old. Bret has said which statement below about living with diabetes:
A"Diabetes is pretty easy, especially as a rock star. Everybody else takes care of it for me."
B"I try not to think about it too much. I do what I have to and ignore it as much as I can."
C"You have to wake up and say to yourself, 'I accept that I have diabetes, and I'm not going to let it run my life.'"
Question 3 of 8
True or False: a 12 ounce can of Bud Light has 70 calories and only 2 grams of carbs, so you really don't need to even take any insulin for it!
Question 4 of 8
True or False: Poorly controlled diabetes can impair a person's sexual performance and ability to have an orgasm!
Question 5 of 8
If a person with diabetes gets HPV - Human Papiloma Virus (genital warts) - it is really important to talk to a doctor and treat it properly right away because...
AHPV leads to genital warts which will spread and grow further if left untreated.
BA doctor can treat HPV with topical cream and freezing, but if a person's blood sugar is out of control and they are stressed, it makes it much harder to fight the virus and get rid of it.
CIt is really important to treat quickly so you can get rid of the virus and not spread it to other people through sexual contact. It is one of the most common sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) among college students.
DAll of the above!
Question 6 of 8
Cocaine is dangerous for a person with diabetes because...
AIt severely decreases your appetite, and during an altered state of mind you're likely to forget to check your blood sugar and notice signs of low blood sugar.
BIt commonly leads to ketoacidosis - researches are unsure of whether it's because of the effect on hormones or also because you forget to take your insulin entirely.
CAnswer "A" only.
DAnswers "A" and "B."
Question 7 of 8
What is the number one biggest reason why alcohol can be really dangerous for a person with diabetes?
AIf you're drunk, you are likely to forget to take your insulin.
BIf you drop low and alcohol is still in your system, a glucagon shot prevents your liver's ability to respond which keeps it from dumping out lots of glucagon into your bloodstream.
CAlcohol has a lot of calories and many drinks have a lot of sugar in them.
DNone of the above.
Question 8 of 8
True or False: Smoking marajuana regularly and heavily has proven to raise blood sugar by interfering with your body's ability to process glucose.