Diabetes

This lesson looks at Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes, specifically at their causes and how they are controlled. This lesson also applies this knowledge to graph based questions.

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

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Question 7

Q1.What is the name of the gland that secretes insulin?

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Q2.How is insulin transported in the body?

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Q3.Which of the activities below would increase blood glucose concentrations?

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Q4.Which of the activities below would cause an increase in insulin levels within the blood?

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Q5.Why is glucose stored as glycogen?

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Q6.What does glucagon stimulate liver cells to do?

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Q7.Glucose concentrations in the blood are controlled by what mechanism?

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Question 6

Question 7

Q1.What is the name of the gland that secretes insulin?

1/7

Q2.How is insulin transported in the body?

2/7

Q3.Which of the activities below would increase blood glucose concentrations?

3/7

Q4.Which of the activities below would cause an increase in insulin levels within the blood?

4/7

Q5.Why is glucose stored as glycogen?

5/7

Q6.What does glucagon stimulate liver cells to do?

6/7

Q7.Glucose concentrations in the blood are controlled by what mechanism?

7/7

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Worksheet

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Quiz:

Diabetes Quiz

This quiz will assess your knowledge on diabetes and blood glucose concentration control.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Question 6

Question 7

Q1.What is the name of the gland that secretes insulin?

1/7

Q2.How is insulin transported in the body?

2/7

Q3.Which type of diabetes occurs when the cells in the body no longer respond to insulin?

3/7

Q4.Which of the activities below would cause an increase in insulin levels within the blood?

4/7

Q5.Which type of diabetes is often diagnosed in childhood?

5/7

Q6.What must Type 1 diabetic inject to control their blood glucose levels?

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Q7.When we exercise, blood glucose concentrations decrease. Select the reason why this occurs.

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Diabetes Quiz

This quiz will assess your knowledge on diabetes and blood glucose concentration control.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Question 6

Question 7

Q1.What is the name of the gland that secretes insulin?

1/7

Q2.How is insulin transported in the body?

2/7

Q3.Which type of diabetes occurs when the cells in the body no longer respond to insulin?

3/7

Q4.Which of the activities below would cause an increase in insulin levels within the blood?

4/7

Q5.Which type of diabetes is often diagnosed in childhood?

5/7

Q6.What must Type 1 diabetic inject to control their blood glucose levels?

6/7

Q7.When we exercise, blood glucose concentrations decrease. Select the reason why this occurs.

7/7

Lesson summary: Diabetes

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