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What is Your Risk for Diabetes(8.5 points)There are30.2 million people of all ages (7.2%) in the U.S. who have Diabetes Mellitus (DM)—and 7.2 million(23.8%) of them do not know it! (National Diabetes Statistics Report, 2017)There are 2 specific forms ofDiabetes Mellitus:Type 1 DM and Type 2 DM.Genetics plays a role in developing both types of Diabetes,however, there are a number of other risk factors to consider.Diabetes Mellitus is a very serious disease whichmay cause devastating long-term medical complications, especially if blood glucose levels are not well-controlled.Most people at risk for Type 2 DM can greatly improve their opportunity to avoidand/ordelaythese medical issues by implementing some long-term dietary and lifestyle changes.Complete the3-partassignmentwhich involves taking 3 different self-assessment quizzes to evaluate your knowledge & risk forDiabetes Mellitus.1.Take theDIABETES QUIZ; answer all of the questions and review the informational answers.Recordyour score and answer the following questions. (2.5 points total)A.MY QUIZ SCORE IS (out of 10 points):________7_______(1/2 point)B.State one new fact or piece of interesting information that you learned or surprised you whenreading your Quiz results orsome information that you could share with family/friends.Mustanswer this question.

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Diabetes, Diabetes mellitus type 1, Diabetes mellitus type 2

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