The Ultimate Diabetes and Celiac Disease Quiz
by Staff
Celiac disease is a chronic condition that requires strict dietary changes. These dietary changes can affect your diabetes management. Take this quiz and learn how to manage two chronic conditions that both require changes to your diet.

Celiac disease damages:

  • your intestine
  • your bowel
  • both of the above

What is the classic symptom of celiac disease?

  • constipation
  • diarrhea
  • upset stomach

People with diabetes and celiac disease experience:

  • unexplained high blood glucose
  • unexplained low blood glucose
  • unexplained pancreatic disease

There is a link between celiac disease and:

  • type 1 diabetes
  • type 2 diabetes
  • gestational diabetes

How is celiac disease diagnosed?

  • blood tests
  • small intestine biopsy
  • both of the above

What is the concern with gluten-free diets for those with diabetes?

  • Gluten-free diets tend to be higher in sugar.
  • Gluten-free diets involve different carbohydrates.
  • both of the above

What is a 19th-century gluten-free diet?

  • no processed foods
  • no eating out at restaurants
  • both of the above

What foods do you eat on a 19th-century gluten-free diet?

  • fruits, vegetables, meat, fish, eggs and rice
  • vegetables, fish, rice and eggs
  • vegetables, rice, quinoa and eggs

A 20th-century gluten-free diet involves:

  • buying gluten-free processed foods
  • reading ingredients labels very closely
  • both of the above

Besides reading food ingredients, what else should you watch out for when buying packaged foods on a gluten-free diet?

  • Gluten as part of the packaging.
  • The fine print on the packaging.
  • both of the above

Beside the obvious gluten ingredients, what other ingredients should you avoid?

  • caramel color
  • curry powder
  • both of the above

A 21st century gluten-free diet involves:

  • foods labeled as “gluten-free:”
  • eating at “gluten-free” restaurants
  • both of the above

What is a great gluten-free substitute for wheat pasta?

  • egg pasta
  • rice pasta
  • potato-rice pasta

Why are gluten-free breads so dense and heavy?

  • Gluten is elastic and is the ingredient that makes bread fluffy.
  • Gluten-free breads contain a lot of nutrients.
  • both of the above

Why should you decrease your lactose intake if you have celiac disease?

  • Lactose contains trace amounts of gluten.
  • People with celiac disease can develop lactose intolerance.
  • both of the above