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Food Matters: Food Insecurity and Diabetes

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. Food security as defined by U.S. Department of Agriculture means access by all people at all times to enough food for an active healthy life.


2. According to the 2012 Report to Congress “Addressing Child Hunger and Obesity in Indian Country”, American Indian and Alaska Native children:




3. According to the JAMA article by Drs. Ludwig, Blumenthal, and Willett, the challenge for low-income families in today’s modern food environment is:




4. For pregnant women, in a study by Dr. Laraia and colleagues, living in a food insecurity household was associated with these pregnancy complications:




5. Federal food assistance programs and food banks in the U.S. helps to ensure that food insecurity is a rare occurrence. True or False?


6. Indigenous food policy councils are gaining momentum in AI/AN communities to address food sovereignty and food security. True or False?


7. Efforts to encourage AI/AN clients to improve their diets and to eat more nutritious foods often presume that a wide variety of these foods are accessible to everyone. True or False?


8. It is recommended that health systems and clinicians:




9. Screening for food insecurity in a clinic setting:




10. Evidence indicates that high levels of stress due to the financial and emotional pressures of food insecurity, low-wage work, inadequate transportation, and poor housing, are factors that contribute to the development of type 2 diabetes and obesity. True or False?