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Clinical signs associated with polycystic ovary syndrome PCOS include insulin resistance

Clinical signs associated with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) include:

a.insulin resistance.



d.excess abdominal fat.

e.All of the above


22.The primary GOAL of the treatment of PCOS is: increase insulin sensitivity. induce weight loss if overweight. regulate blood lipid levels. reverse infertility. prevent diabetes from developing.


23.Symptoms of PCOS often improve with a _____ loss of initial body weight.

a.2 to 4%

b.4 to 6%

c.5 to 10%

d.10 to 12%



24.Dietary recommendations for women with PCOS emphasize:

a.whole grains, fruits, and vegetables high in antioxidants.

b.lean sources of protein.

c.high-glycemic index carbohydrate sources.

d.All of the above

e.a and b only


25.The two grains persons with celiac disease can safely consume are _____.

a.corn and rice

b.oats and wheat

c.rye and rice

d.barley and oats


26.Foods to avoid if you have celiac disease include:

a.oats, corn, wheat, and rye.

b.wheat, rye, and barley.

c.wheat, corn, oats, and soy.

d.wheat, rye, oats, and eggs.

e.all of the above


27.Signs and symptoms of celiac disease include all of the following EXCEPT:

a.iron-deficiency anemia.



d.bleeding gums.

e.weight loss.


28.Which of the following foods is sure to be gluten free?


b.Deli meat


d.Salad dressings



29.Judy has been suffering from depression, breast tenderness, muscle pain, anxiety, and headaches for the past 2 months; it is likely she is suffering from:

a.polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).

b.premenstrual syndrome (PMS).

c.premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD).


e.celiac disease.


30.How could having irregular menstrual cycles lead to a lack of early prenatal care for some obese women?

a.When women don’t menstruate they may feel they are not ovulating and can’t get pregnant, so they don’t get prenatal care

b.Women may not be aware they are already pregnant because a delay in their menses is normal

c.Women think an egg will not implant without ovulation

d.All of the above

e.a and b only


Use the following information to answer questions 31-33.

Jane and her husband are interested in having a child, but she has had a hard time conceiving. She has met with her OB-GYN to have a physical, labs drawn, and a prenatal check-up in order to determine what the problem is. Lab work and other relevant data for Jane are as follows:              Age: 36

Blood pressure 110/70 mm Hg; Fasting blood glucose 130 mg/dL;

HDL cholesterol 35 mg/dL;Blood triglycerides 175 mg/dL;

Waist circumference = 36”; Current weight 150#; Height 5’3”

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