1) Obesity NOT associated with an increased risk of
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1) Obesity is NOT associated with an increased risk of
B) cardiovascular disease.
D) type 1 diabetes.
2) Which of the following is NOT a risk factor for metabolic syndrome?
A) abdominal fat
B) low triglyceride levels
C) higher-than-normal blood pressure
D) fasting blood glucose level higher than 100 mg/dL
3) What is a multifactorial disease?
A) a disease that exhibits many different forms, depending upon the individual
B) a disease that has many different causes
C) a disease that affects many different organ systems
D) a disease that requires many different treatments or therapies
4) Which of the following is NOT a reason that surgical procedures fail to achieve long-term weight loss for most people?
A) chronic diarrhea and vomiting
B) inability to maintain reduced consumption over time
C) enlargement of the stomach pouch
D) loosening of staples or gastric bands
5) What percentage of adults in the United States is estimated have metabolic syndrome?
A) 2 percent
B) 10 percent
C) 25 percent
D) 50 percent
6) Adiposity rebound occurs between what ages?
A) 5 to 7 years of age
B) 5 to 10 years of age
C) 5 to 15 years of age
D) 5 to 20 years of age
7) Approximately what percentage of children who are obese maintain their higher weight as adults?
A) 10 percent
B) 25 percent
C) 50 percent
D) 70 percent
8) Which of the following social factors does NOT appear to influence obesity risk?
B) lower level of education
C) reduced access to safe places to walk or engage in physical activity
D) societal attitudes about childhood “baby fat”
9) How many minutes per day, for 5 days a week, does the Institute of Medicine recommend as the minimum amount of physical activity needed daily?
10) Maria typically consumes about 2,000 Calories per day. How many Calories per day should she strive to eat in order to safely lose one pound per week?
11) Gastric bypass surgery reduces food intake by
A) removing the stomach.
B) attaching the lower part of the small intestine to the stomach.
C) removing fat cells from the abdominal area.
D) stapling or partitioning a small section of the stomach.
12) Which of the following is NOT an effective long-term treatment for obesity?
B) gastric bypass
C) gastric banding
13) Generally, surgery to treat obesity is NOT recommended unless an individual’s BMI is
A) 18 kg/m2 or greater.
B) 20 kg/m2 or greater if they have other life-threatening conditions.
C) 30 kg/m2.
D) 40 kg/m2 or greater.
14) Which of the following is NOT a common life-long problem following surgery for morbid obesity?
A) chronic diarrhea
B) increased intolerance to dairy products and other foods
C) nutritional deficiencies resulting from alterations in digestion and absorption
D) increased risk for type 2 diabetes