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Cholesterol Screening
Cholesterol Screening Your body needs cholesterol to make hormones and to keep your cells healthy. Cholesterol comes from two sources: your liver and your diet. However, if your diet exceeds the body’s need for cholesterol or saturated fats, your cholesterol level in your blood will increase. This video discusses treatments and lifestyle changes that may be prescribed by your doctor.
Diabetes: Test Your Knowledge
Diabetes: Test Your Knowledge Early management and control of diabetes will help avoid complications that may arise later. This multiple-choice quiz, based on information from the American Diabetes Association, will help you with important answers now. 1. Diabetes mellitus results from which of these? You didn't answer this question. You answered The correct answer is The body is unable to use glucose (blood sugar) properly. A. Bacterial infection B. High cholesterol C. Body chemistry errors D. Too much...
Nutrition Quiz for Seniors
Take the Senior Nutrition Quiz Eating a healthy diet is essential for people of every age. But as you age, doing so is especially important. To assess how much you know about good nutrition, take this quiz. 1. As you grow older and become less active, you need fewer nutrients in your diet. You didn't answer this question. You answered The correct answer is As you grow older, you may need fewer calories, particularly if you are less active than when you were younger, says the National Institute on Aging ...
Your Everyday Guide to Good Nutrition
Type 2 Diabetes Risk Assessment
Are you at risk for type 2 diabetes? The questions in this assessment ask about risk factors—conditions that may put you at risk for developing type 2 diabetes. The American Diabetes Association (ADA) states that the more risk factors you have, the more likely you are to develop diabetes. This tool can tell you only about your likelihood to develop type 2 diabetes. It cannot tell you definitely whether or not you will develop diabetes. 1. Are you 45 years old or older? Yes No 2. Height feet inches 3. We...
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