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5 SHORT QUESTIONS

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What percentage of adults with type 1 diabetes do not reach the ADA goal of A1C <7%?

The right answer is ~75%. Sorry, you got this wrong.

Perhaps this is surprising. Yet, you probably know that diabetes management isn’t easy and that it includes working toward reaching and maintaining A1C goals. But A1C is only part of the story.

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The answer is ~75%. You’re correct!

You know that diabetes management isn’t easy and that it includes working toward reaching and maintaining A1C goals. But A1C is only part of the story.

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Do adults with Type 1 diabetes have a higher risk of cardiovascular disease compared with adults without diabetes?

The right answer is Yes. Sorry, you got this wrong.

We know that living with type 1 diabetes has its challenges. This includes an increased risk for CV disease over the general population and 3x the occurrence of hypertension. Isn't that a reason to rally around type 1 diabetes?

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The answer is Yes. You’re correct!

We know that living with type 1 diabetes has its challenges. This includes an increased risk for CV disease over the general population and 3x the occurrence of hypertension. Isn't that a reason to rally around type 1 diabetes?

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How many hours per day does a person with T1D spend out of blood sugar range (both high and low) on average?

The right answer is approximately 8.5 hours. Sorry, you got this wrong.

On average, people with type 1 diabetes spend up to 7 hours with high blood sugar and more than 90 minutes with low blood sugar each day. Work is being done in T1D that goes beyond your pancreas and insulin to understand blood sugar control. Curious?

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The answer is approximately 8.5 hours. You’re correct!

On average, people with type 1 diabetes spend up to 7 hours with high blood sugar and more than 90 minutes with low blood sugar each day. Work is being done in T1D that goes beyond your pancreas and insulin to understand blood sugar control. Curious?

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What is the #1 priority for adults living with T1D when defining success in controlling their blood sugar?

The right answer is Time in Range. Sorry, you got this wrong.

Time in Range reflects the stability of blood sugar levels and may be a more accurate measure of diabetes control. Another reason it’s the top priority for adults with type 1 diabetes is that it directly impacts how they feel. How does that make you feel?

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The answer is Time in Range. You’re correct!

Time in Range reflects the stability of blood sugar levels and may be a more accurate measure of diabetes control. Another reason it’s the top priority for adults with type 1 diabetes is that it directly impacts how they feel. How does that make you feel?

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What pathways in the body, separate from insulin, can impact blood sugar control?

The right answer is all of the above. Sorry, you got this wrong.

All of these pathways impact blood sugar control in people with type 1 diabetes.

How did you do on this quiz? If you’re ready to test your knowledge or learn about the ways your body processes sugar beyond insulin, check out An Inside Look.

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The answer is all of the above. You’re correct!

All of these pathways impact blood sugar control in people with type 1 diabetes.

How did you do on this quiz? If you’re ready to test your knowledge or learn about the ways your body processes sugar beyond insulin, check out An Inside Look.

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Did you know?

Insulin is only one of the ways your body processes the sugar in the food you eat. Find out about the other pathways your body uses to process sugar.

…every day is new and what you ate yesterday may not be okay today.”

If this is all too familiar, raise your hand and rally with us.