EXERCISES, LESSON 3
INSTRUCTIONS. The following exercises are to be answered by writing the answer in
the space provided. After you have completed all the exercises, turn to the solution at
the end of the exercises and check your answers.
Diabetes is a disease that ___________________________________________
_______________________ (Type I) diabetes is the kind of diabetes in which
the pancreas either does not make insulin or makes too little insulin for the body's
List three factors that increase the risk of diabetes.
In a person without diabetes, blood carries glucose to cells throughout the body,
and insulin changes glucose into quick energy which __________________ or
stored for future energy needs.
In the digestive process of a diabetic patient, the normal process breaks down at
the point where insulin should change glucose into quick energy or store the
glucose. Instead, cells in the bloodstream cannot use glucose to make energy,
and glucose __________________ resulting in _________________________.