Diabetes Trivia: How much do you know about diabetes?

On June 6, 2012 by Cherise Shockley
Q1.  Who discovered insulin?  What year was insulin discovered?

Banting w/  Best in 1922

Q2. What word was used for the first time in 1922?

a. diabetes b. insulin c. beta cells

Q3. The classification of Type 1 and Type 2 came about in _______?

a. 1924  b. 1946 c. 1936

Q4. In what year did researchers identify T1D as insulin dependent and T2D non insulin dependent?

a. 1959 b. 1970 c. 1965

Q5. I don’t produce enough insulin or sometimes the cells ignore insulin?  What type of diabetes am I?
     type 2 diabetes .
Q6.  I use to be known as juvenile diabetes- I found my way into the lives of adults. I do not make insulin. What type of diabetes am I?
type 1 diabetes
The answers to the questions can be found here,  http://www.diabetes.ca/diabetes-and-you/what/history/.


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