Hi all…I’m currently in South America working on a diabetes education project and next week we are having are annual Diabetes Camp. I just had a thought for an activity that would work just like a game show (cheesy host, prizes etc) but all the questions having to do with Type 1 diabetes. Can you guys PLEASE submit some diabtes trivia questions I could use?? Anything you can think of really having to do with nutrition, carb counting, types of insulin, exercise, etc.(Do note that pumps, and lantus aren’t used here…it’s still all NPH and R) I will translate these questions and include them in our game of Saber y Ganar. THANKS FOR YOUR HELP!!
Define Hypoglycemia, Hyperglycemia?(it can be one question or two lol)
What is the normal levels for a non diabetic?
What levels should a diabetic aim for?
Name some of the complications that can happen due to diabetes?
What kind of medications do diabetics use?
Hope that helps.
When was insulin discovered?
What do you do if your blood sugar is low?
What do you do for high blood sugar?
How many times a day should people test blood glucose & when should we test?
Where on your body do you inject insulin?
Why is it important to rotate the areas where you take injections?
If you eat three meals a day, how many injections do you need if you’re on R? (not a good question for NPH:)
What are ketones, how do you check for ketones & what do you do if you have high ketones?
Why is exercise important?
Give examples of high carb foods.
Give examples of low carb foods.
What are good low carb snacks?
How do carbs effect blood glucose?
How do you feel when you have lows?
How do you when you have highs?
What happens to blood glucose when you’re sick?
How often do you see your doctor?
Why is it important to have eye exams every year?
Why should we check our feet regularly?
What’s good footcare for diabetics?
How often should you have your A1c tested by your doctor?
The most common type of diabetes is -
Glucose is the body’s main source of -
Type 1 diabetes usually occurs in -
In type 1 diabetet, the pancreas produces little or no -
those are just some examples… i have some pages of questions, multiple choice, fill in the blanks… a whole bunch… if you want i could have them scanned and sent to you or faxed somewhere
Yes! I could certainly use more questions! Would it be possible to just email them? I´m afraid it might cost you an arm and a leg if you tried to fax them to Bolivia. My email is firstname.lastname@example.org just in case. Thanks so much for your help Billy!
Hey Gerri…These are fantastic!!! Thanks for helping me out with this!
I thought that was the formula for the glue on post its (Romy and Michelle)
How many carb grams are in a cup of milk?
How many carb grams are in a small banana?
How many carb grams are in a 20 cm tortilla?
How many carb grams are in a piece of chicken?
How many carb grams are in an egg?
How many carb grams are in ¼ cup of orange juice?
Which has fewer carb grams, watermelon or blueberries? (watermelon – use their fruits)
Which has fewer carb grams, strawberries or carrots?
How many raisins can you eat for 15 grams?
Which has fewer carb grams, a sweet potato or a plain omlet?
Which is a starch with carbohydrates, rice or egg?
Which is a starch with carbohydrates, tortillas or carrots?
Which is a starch with carbohydrates, pancakes or apples?
Which is a starch with carbohydrates, a chicken or rice?
If you give yourself a shot of Regular insulin at 8 am, what time will it be done working?
If you give a shot of NPH insulin at 8 am, what time will it be done working?
If you give a shot of NPH insulin at 8 am, will it be working during lunch?
If you give a shot of NPH insulin at 8 pm, will it be working during breakfast the next day?
How long after you walk/exercise can you be low? (up to 5 hours)
Before exercising/walking a half hour, what do you do? (test, take some glucose)
What do you do every half hour when playing soccer?
When you eat high fats in a meal, what happens to your blood glucose? (meal digests slowly and glucose rises up to 3 hours later)