Kam has a cold and has decided to take vitamin C supplements to help boost her immune system. Is this an effective treatment method?
No. Vitamin C is water soluble therefore excess will be excreted in the urine.
Hypertension is considered a "silent killer" because:
it exhibits no outward symptoms.
While he is studying, Finn is eating a pastry that is high in fat content. What form is the fat that he is eating and what form will the fat be stored as in his body?
Lina has gestational diabetes and has not managed it well, which puts her child at risk for macrosomia. What is macrosomia and what is an associated risk?
Delivering a large (in weight) baby; the child is at risk for being overweight later in life
What carbohydrate would not require any digestion in order to be absorbed from the intestine into the body?
Amy is 7 months pregnant and has been diagnosed with gestational diabetes. She is doing her best to manage her symptoms but she is unaware if her gestational diabetes can ever be cured. What would you tell Aurelia?
Once you give birth, this will cause your diabetes to disappear, but you will be at a greater risk for type 2 diabetes in the future