1. Why is it important to wear comfortable shoes and socks?a: To prevent injuries - People with Diabetes have poor nerve sensation in the feet. They may not sense any blisters or wounds in the feet. Due to poor blood flow, people with Diabetes also have slower wound healing. Thus, it is recommended to Invest in a comfortable pair of socks and shoes with enough space for toe box. This would help people with Diabetes to avoid foot injuries, ulcers and blisters. It is also recommended to check for any sores or cuts every day before going to bed.2. Diabetes increases the risk of cardiovascular disease.b: True - Uncontrolled Diabetes poses a high risk to heart health. Longstanding Diabetes affects the blood vessels, putting them at a great risk of hypertension. According to the American Heart Association, Diabetes is one of the major risk factors for cardiovascular disease. The risk of cardiovascular disease increases up to four times in Diabetes.3. People with Diabetes should forsake any food that is sweet.b: False - People with Diabetes are allowed to consume sweet foods as long as the portion size is under control. Check the amount of carbs of the delicacy that you are consuming and balance it by skipping other foods with carbs. Even if you are consuming ‘sugar-free’ foods, it is recommended to do the carb counting.4. A treatment option for painful diabetic neuropathyb: Anodyne therapy - This therapy uses infrared light to stimulate a temporary increase in local blood circulation, which is delivered through therapeutic pads containing several infrared light sources that are applied to the treatment area delivering therapeutic benefits such as temporary reduction in pain, muscle spasm and increased circulation. The infrared energy stimulates the release of nitric oxide from haemoglobin in the blood resulting in vasodilatation and improved circulation to the treatment area.5. A person who has a body mass index between 25 and 30 is considered as -d: Overweight - Body mass index is a number calculated from a person’s height and weight. It is a reliable indicator of body fatness and is used to screen weight categories that may lead to health problems. Based on this you can identify whether you are:· Underweight: if your BMI is less than 18.5· Normal weight: if your BMI is 18.5 to 24.9· Overweight: if your BMI is 25 to 29.9· Obese: if your BMI is 30 or more 6. Oral problems can worsen Diabetes.a: True – Having a healthy oral cavity is a must, especially for people with Diabetes. Gum infections and diseases can affect blood sugar levels significantly. Apart from regular brushing, flossing and rinsing, it is also recommended to visit a dentist for regular check-ups of the mouth.7. Individuals with ______ shaped body are at an increased risk of developing Type 2 Diabetes.b: Apple - People with apple shaped bodies tend to be fuller around the middle. Since central obesity is one of the major risk factors for progressing to Type 2 Diabetes, people with this body type should be extra cautious in watching their weight and diet.8. What amount of weekly aerobic activity is recommended for people with Diabetes?d: 150 minutes - Aerobic exercises can help people with Diabetes manage their blood sugar levels, blood pressure levels, improve their heart health and also improve insulin levels in their body. Activities such as walking, cycling and swimming can be divided into equal intervals over the week to maintain fitness.9. Honey and brown sugar can be consumed by patients with Diabetes instead of white sugar.b: False - Honey, brown sugar and white sugar have similar effect on your blood glucose levels. All three provide the same amount of calories as well as carbohydrates in the form of simple sugars. [1 carb serving = 15gm of carbohydrates]1 tablespoon of honey = 1 carb serving1 tablespoon of brown sugar = 1 carb serving1 tablespoon of white sugar = 1 carb serving10. Does presence of Diabetes increases the likelihood of high blood pressure?a: Yes - 9 out of 10 people with Diabetes develop high blood pressure. The presence of both high blood sugar levels and high blood pressure increases the risk of heart attack, leads to kidney damage, causes eye problems and can even cause stroke. Having a good control over blood pressure is indispensable in Diabetes.