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Understanding Diabetes

Diabetes is a condition that happens when your blood sugar or glucose is high. Learn more about diabetes, including how to manage the condition to prevent complications, in these videos brought to you by Changi General Hospital.

Watch the videos below and answer the questions below to test your knowledge about diabetes!




1. Which statement best describes type 2 diabetes?

  1. Complications arising from type 2 diabetes are less serious than those of type 1 diabetes
  2. Insulin is not used to control blood glucose in patients with type 2 diabetes
  3. Type 2 diabetes is only diagnosed when the patient is admitted to hospital with a serious illness
  4. In addition to medication, diet and exercise can help to control blood glucose levels

2. Which of the following is important in the prevention of diabetes complication?

  1. Keeping HbA1c<7%
  2. Keeping cholesterol and blood pressure under control
  3. Quitting smoking
  4. All of the above

Email your answers to by 28 February 2022. Five selected readers stand to receive a token of appreciation.

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