- Have you heard about diabetes before?
- Is diabetes a common health condition in your country?
- approximately /uh-PROK-suh-mit-lee/
- link /lingk/
- virus /VAHY-ruhs/
- advise /ad-VAHYZ/
- frequent /FREE-kwuhnt/
[adverb] – close to a particular number or time although not exactly that number or time
It is a walk of approximately 15 minutes from my house to the park.
[lingk] – a connection between two people, things, or ideas
The teacher explained the link between studying hard and getting good grades in school.
[noun] – an extremely small piece of organic material that causes disease in humans, animals, and plants
The common cold is caused by a virus and can make you feel sick for a few days.
[verb] – to give someone advice
She advises me to study regularly if I want to improve my grades.
[adjective] – happening often
My sister and I have frequent family gatherings on weekends.
True or False:
- Recent data from different countries, including the UK, shows a decline in diagnosed cases of type 1 diabetes.
- The reasons for the rise in type 1 diabetes cases during COVID-19 are well-established and widely understood.
- Experts from the University of Toronto highlight the need for more resources and support to assist the growing number of children and teenagers affected by type 1 diabetes.
- JDRF UK, a diabetes research organization, advises being alert for symptoms such as fatigue, excessive thirst, frequent urination, and unexplained weight loss.
- Early detection and prompt treatment are not crucial for managing type 1 diabetes effectively.
Fill in the blanks:
- The detective found a crucial ____ between the suspect and the crime scene.
- The teacher _______ us to read books to enhance our vocabulary and knowledge.
- I enjoy taking ________ walks in the park to stay active and healthy.
- There are _____________ 30 students in our class.
- It’s important to wash your hands frequently to prevent the spread of _______ and keep yourself healthy.