Gestational Diabetes Quiz

 

1.

 

When does gestational diabetes usually develop?

 

A.

First trimester

 

B.

Second trimester

 

C.

Third or last trimester

 

 

 

2.

 

Which one of these is not considered a risk factor for gestational diabetes?

 

A.

Obesity

 

B.

Family history of diabetes

 

C.

Previous large baby

 

D.

None of these

 

 

 

3.

 

If the mother's blood has too much glucose, the baby will convert the extra glucose to fat. This is what causes the baby to grow considerably large.

 

A.

True

 

B.

False

 

 

 

4.

 

Which one of the following is not considered a complication that may affect the baby?

 

A.

Respiratory distress

 

B.

Hypoglycemia

 

C.

Hyperactivity

 

D.

Damage to the baby's shoulder due to macrosomia

 

 

 

5.

 

All women who test positive after the 50-gram glucose-screening will have gestational diabetes.

 

A.

True

 

B.

False

 

 

 

6.

 

Which one of the following is not a complication for women with gestational diabetes?

 

A.

Preeclampsia

 

B.

Cesarean section

 

C.

Irritability

 

 

 

7.

 

What can be done to prevent permanent diabetes in the mother?

 

A.

Diet and exercise

 

B.

Only eat junk food on weekends

 

C.

Bedrest

 

D.

None of the above

 

 

 

8.

 

What can be done to prevent diabetes in children or babies?

 

A.

Breast-feeding for at least the first 3 months

 

B.

Teaching children to eat right at an early age

 

C.

Both A and B

 

 

 

9.

 

There are support groups for women who have gestational diabetes.

 

A.

True

 

B.

False

 

 

 

10.

 

Baby Kaye is the cutest!!

 

A.

True

 

B.

Positively true

 

C.

Undeniably true

 

D.

All of the above

 

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