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Saturday, July 26, 2014

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


Effects of Early Life Experience on Diabetes Risk

Quiz

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. Brain development is complete at birth.


2. Life experiences can be translated into epigenetic markers which are transmitted through generations and can have lasting impacts on health as adults.


3. Brain development is affected by genes we inherit as well as the epigenetic markers we inherit, but not by early childhood experiences.


4. What happens early in life does not affect what happens physiologically in later life.


5. Home visitation programs have been shown to make a positive difference in early life experiences of children born to low-income mothers.



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