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Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Division of Diabetes Treatment and Prevention - Leading the effort to treat and prevent diabetes in American Indians and Alaska Natives


Physical Activity Guidelines for Diabetes and Prediabetes

Quiz for CE Credit

This quiz consists of multiple choice questions with one correct answer.
Please select one answer for each question, then click the Submit Answers button at the end of the quiz.
1. Based on recent published controlled research cardiometabolic risk can be significantly reduced by physical activity that requires at least:




2. The physical activity weekly energy expenditure requirement for weight loss in prediabetes or diabetes patients according to the American College of Sports Medicines physical activity guidelines is:




3. According to recent published research how can those who spend 6+ hours per day sitting at our jobs best reduce our metabolic (diabetes) risk?




4. Which activity below costs approximately 1000 kcal over the course of an entire week (assumes 150-170 lb. adult)?





5. Which of the following laboratory parameters tell you the most about a patient’s lifestyle and lifestyle therapy (diet and physical activity)?





6. According to the American College of Sports Medicine’s guidelines - resistance training 3-4 days a week will promote significant weight loss.


7. According to the joint statement by the American College of Sports Medicine and the American Diabetes Association what is the relationship between the optimal volume of exercise to achieve sustained major weight and that required to achieve improved blood glucose control?




8. From a reduction in cardiometabolic risk perspective - total physical activity energy expenditure is the key prescriptive parameter.


9. Changes in body weight and changes in adiposity are perfectly correlated.


10. What daily pedometer step target for 6-19 year old children has been determined sufficient to meet the current physical activity guidelines of 60 minutes of daily moderate to vigorous physical activity?





11. What daily pedometer step count approximates 30 minutes per day of moderate to vigorous physical activity in adult men and women?




12. Cardiometabolic benefits do not appear to be limited to only the most active individuals; cardiometabolic health benefits may be achieved by adding as little as 2,500 steps (~1.3 miles walking) per day to baseline activity.



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