Which of the following is NOT a true statement about diabetes? A. Research shows that there are more cases of type 1 diabetes than of type 2. B. Research shows that a person can live with diabetes for a long time without knowing it. C. Research shows that diabetes can interfere with the function of organs other than the pancreas. D. Research shows that type 2 diabetes can be avoided or delayed.
The answer is A - it is not true that there are more cases of type 1 diabetes than of type 2. Type 2 diabetes is becoming increasingly common, especially amongst children and young adults, and now accounts for more than 90% of diabetes cases worldwide.