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Diabetes Quiz

How much do you really know about diabetes?

(Source: National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse)    HER FAMILY WAS FULL OF QUESTIONS. LET'S PUT YOUR KNOWLEDGE TO THE TEST. ONE OUT OF THREE PEOPLE WITH DIABETES EXPERIENCE COMPLICATIONS. WHAT ARE THEY AT RISK FOR? IS IT BLINDNESS, HEART ATTACK, STROKE, OR GUM DISEASE? THE ANSWER? ALL OF THESE. IT'S THE LEADING CAUSE OF BLINDNESS IN ADULTS AND INCREASES YOUR RISK OF GUM DISEASE. THOSE WITH DIABETES ARE ALSO TWICE AS LIKELY TO HAVE HEART DISEASE OR STROKE. AND HEART DISEASE IS THE NUMBER 1 KILLER OF THOSE WITH DIABETES. TRUE OR FALSE? EATING TOO MUCH SUGAR CAUSES DIABETES.(:28)
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Out    :47    FALSE. WHILE BEING OVERWEIGHT IS A RISK FACTOR FOR TYPE 2, IT DOESN'T MATTER WHERE THE CALORIES COME FROM. TYPE 1 IS GENETIC. (:12)
VO/NARRATION............    TRUE OR FALSE: TYPE 1 DIABETES SKIPS GENERATIONS? (:07)
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Dr. Deidre McSweeney-Tyson
Bon Secours St. Mary's Hospital, Pediatric Endocrinologist

In:       :58
Out:     1:07    "In fact the way the genetics work especially if the father has diabetes there is a much larger chance that one of his children will get diabetes." (:08)

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In:    1:07
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    FINALLY TRUE OR FALSE: ONLY OVERWEIGHT PEOPLE DEVELOP TYPE 2 DIABETES. (:04)
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Dr. Deidre McSweeney-Tyson
In:     1:13
Out:     1:21    "But the take home message is, a lot of type 2 diabetes can be prevented by changing one's lifestyle and not gaining weight." (:08)

VO/NARRATION............    SIMPLE CHANGES THAT COULD SAVE YOUR LIFE. I'M VANESSA WELCH REPORTING. (:04)
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    MORE THAN 90-PERCENT OF PEOPLE DIAGNOSED WITH DIABETES HAVE TYPE-2. TWO OUT OF THREE PEOPLE WITH DIABETES DIE OF HEART DISEASE OR STROKE.
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