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Question 1: Insulin is a ________ produced in the pancreas which enables body cells to absorb glucose, to turn into energy.
TestosteroneProgesteroneEndocrine systemHormone

Question 2: Wolfram's syndrome is an ________ neurodegenerative disorder that first becomes evident in childhood.
GeneticsChromosomeDominance (genetics)Allele

Question 3: A cesarean section may be performed if there is marked fetal distress or an increased risk of injury associated with macrosomia, such as ________.
Shoulder dystociaPreterm birthEclampsiaPre-eclampsia

Question 4: The defective responsiveness of body tissues to insulin is believed to involve the ________.
Insulin receptorInsulin-like growth factor 1 receptorCD117HER2/neu

Question 5: All forms of diabetes have been treatable since ________ became medically available in 1921, and type 2 diabetes can be controlled with tablets, but it is chronic condition that usually cannot be cured.
AdiponectinInsulinEndocrine systemGlucagon

Question 6: ________ at or above 11.1 mmol/L (200 mg/dL) two hours after a 75 g oral glucose load as in a glucose tolerance test.
Blood plasmaGlycated hemoglobinReference ranges for blood testsBlood sugar

Question 7: ________ indicates a condition that occurs when a person's blood glucose levels are higher than normal but not high enough for a diagnosis of type 2 diabetes.
HyperglycemiaImpaired glucose toleranceICD-10 Chapter XVIII: Symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findingsPrediabetes

Question 8: The ________-10 (1992) diagnostic entity, malnutrition-related diabetes mellitus (MRDM or MMDM, ICD-10 code E12), was deprecated by the World Health Organization when the current taxonomy was introduced in 1999.
Clinical coderInternational Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health ProblemsMedical classificationDiagnosis codes

Question 9: Type 1 diabetes may also cause a rapid yet significant weight loss (despite normal or even increased eating) and irreducible ________.
PneumoniaMalaiseICD-10 Chapter XVIII: Symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findingsFatigue (medical)

Question 10: Any disease that causes extensive damage to the pancreas may lead to diabetes (for example, chronic pancreatitis and ________).
Cystic fibrosisCoeliac diseaseMalignant hyperthermiaPneumonia

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