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Diabetes & Mental Health in Integrated Settings: Stress Management

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. Chronic stress can lead to atrophy of the brain mass and decrease its weight.

2. Stress may cause headache, memory problems, a weakened immune response or stomach upset.

3. Common effects of stress on mood include anxiety, depression, irritability, lack of motivation or focus and restlessness.

4. The following happen to the body as a response to stress:

5. Feeling overwhelmed by the demands of living with diabetes or being scared, angry or depressed since being diagnosed with diabetes are all signs of diabetes distress.

6. The following response(s) to stress may influence someone’s behavior in the following way(s):

7. A few relaxation exercises include breathing retraining, progressive muscle relaxation and grounding techniques.

8. The following is/are examples of ways to help manage stress:

9. A score greater than or equal to 4 on the Diabetes Distress Scale alerts professionals that their patient may be experiencing diabetes distress.