Researchers frequently use BMI in conjunction with to examine the health risks associated with body weight.
A) resting metabolic rate
B) activity assessments
C) caloric intake estimates
D) waist circumference
Which of the following statements about insulin resistance and pre-diabetes is TRUE?
A) Elevated blood glucose levels associated with pre-diabetes do not increase heart attack risk, but levels associated with full-blown diabetes do.
B) Treatment with medication is more important than lifestyle measures for people with pre-diabetes.
C) About 10% of people with pre-diabetes will go on to develop type 2 diabetes.
D) Risk of a heart attack or stroke is increased by 50%.
Dissatisfaction with body image and weight is associated least with
A) perfectionist beliefs.
B) unreasonable demands for self-control.
C) excessive self-criticism.
D) below-average academic achievement.
Diabetes is associated with all of the following, EXCEPT:
B) kidney failure.