Diabetes 108

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Diabetes Quizzes & Trivia

Diabetes presented by Rebecca. Remember, there can more than one right answer per question.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The nurse has to give the pt HumologR.  The nurse understands the medication when the nurse states the peak time is:
    • A. 

      1-3 hr

    • B. 

      2-4 hr

    • C. 

      4-12 hr

    • D. 

      5 hrs

  • 2. 
    HumologR has been given to Melisa at 13:30.  When would Melisa need her snack or lunch?
    • A. 

      14:30

    • B. 

      16:30

    • C. 

      15:30

    • D. 

      14:00

  • 3. 
    Which type of insulin cannot be manually mixed in a syringe?
    • A. 

      Novolog

    • B. 

      Humolog

    • C. 

      NPH

    • D. 

      Regular

    • E. 

      Lantus

  • 4. 
    Mickey's insulin gives her the lowest CBG 5 hrs after injection.  Which insulin is Mickey taking?
    • A. 

      Novolog

    • B. 

      NPH

    • C. 

      NovologR

    • D. 

      Lantus

  • 5. 
    After giving insulin, what is the most critical observation that needs to be made?
    • A. 

      Tachycardia

    • B. 

      Bradycardia

    • C. 

      Hyperglycemia

    • D. 

      Hypoglycemia

  • 6. 
    NPH insulin has been prescribed to the pt.  The nurse understands NPH when the nurse states:
    • A. 

      NPH acts quickly.

    • B. 

      NPH peaks at 4-12 hrs

    • C. 

      NPH is a mixture of rapid and slow acting

    • D. 

      NPH low CBG will most likely be around 5 hrs.

  • 7. 
    Humolog begins to take affect:
    • A. 

      15 min

    • B. 

      10-30 min

    • C. 

      30-60 min

    • D. 

      1-2 hrs

    • E. 

      1.1 hrs

  • 8. 
    The nurse understand NPH when the nurse says NPH ends:
    • A. 

      After a heavy meal

    • B. 

      18-24 hrs after injection

    • C. 

      12 hrs after injection

    • D. 

      When HumologR has been injected.

  • 9. 
    The nurse understands Novolog when the nurse states the end time is:
    • A. 

      3-5 hrs

    • B. 

      3-6.5 hrs

    • C. 

      5-7 hrs

    • D. 

      18-24 hrs

  • 10. 
    The nurse understands NovologR and when it ends by stating it ends:
    • A. 

      3-5 hrs

    • B. 

      3-6.5 hrs

    • C. 

      5-7 hrs

    • D. 

      18-24 hrs

    • E. 

      24 hrs

  • 11. 
    The nurse understands NPH and how quickly it starts when the nurse states:
    • A. 

      10-30 min

    • B. 

      30-60 min

    • C. 

      1-2 hrs

    • D. 

      1.1 hours

  • 12. 
    Cynthia is getting NovologR.  The nurse knows that Cynthia needs more education when she states:
    • A. 

      I need to check my BG throughout the day.

    • B. 

      I need to be consistent with insulin usage.

    • C. 

      I need to eat a large meal before taking my insulin

    • D. 

      My insulin can be in my system for 5-7 hours.

  • 13. 
    Ted is taking NPH insulin.  The nurse knows Ted understands his medication when he states:
    • A. 

      It can start working in 10-30 minutes

    • B. 

      It can start working 1-2 hours after injection.

    • C. 

      Peak action is 4-12 hours

    • D. 

      It stays in the system 18-24 hrs.

  • 14. 
    Linda is taking Lantus.  She understands her medication when she states:
    • A. 

      It can start in 1.1 hr.

    • B. 

      Peaks 4-12 hours

    • C. 

      It ends in 24 hrs

    • D. 

      It cannot be mixed with other insulins in the same syringe.

  • 15. 
    Keith has just been diagnosed with diabetes.  His diabetes is an autoimmune disorder.  He has lost 15 lbs in two weeks and has polyuria.  His BP was 75/45 on admission.  What type of diabetes does Keith have?
    • A. 

      Diabetes I

    • B. 

      Diabetes II

  • 16. 
    Pat is a 45 year old female presenting with 83/60 BP, and elivated BUN and a GLU of 879.  She reports that she is not on a diet but has been losing weight rapidly and has fatigue.  What type of diabetes does she have?
    • A. 

      Diabetes I

    • B. 

      Diabetes II

    • C. 

      LADA

  • 17. 
    NIDDM acounts for 90% of diabetics.  What are some thing that a NIDDM diabetic could do to help their disease?
    • A. 

      Avoid exercise

    • B. 

      Reduce body fat by 5%

    • C. 

      Maintain excellent skin health

    • D. 

      Rub lotion in their feet, but no in between their toes.

  • 18. 
    Which type of diabetes is more common in children?
    • A. 

      Diabetes I

    • B. 

      Diabetes II

  • 19. 
    Ben comes into the ED with blurred vision.  He has polyuria and complains of pain in his legs.  Labs show that he has elevated insulin levels and high triglyceride levels.  Ben also complains of always being thirsty.  What type of Diabetes does Ben have?
    • A. 

      Diabetes I

    • B. 

      Diabetes II

  • 20. 
    Mary has a skin infection that wont go away.  Her BP is 135/90.  She has dark amber urine.  She also reports that she has reoccurring vaginal infections. Her GLU comes back at 135.  What type of diabetes does she have?
    • A. 

      LADA

    • B. 

      Diabetes I

    • C. 

      Diabetes II

    • D. 

      Pre Diabetes

  • 21. 
    Lucy has just given birth.  She had  gestational diabetes and did not have to take insulin.  She is very concerned that will now have to take insulin for the rest of her life.  What does a nurse say to educate Lucy about her condition?
    • A. 

      Proper instruction of foot care.

    • B. 

      25-50% of women will eventually develop type 2 diabetes.

    • C. 

      Losing the baby fat will help.

    • D. 

      Education on what type of insulin she will need.

  • 22. 
    Nicole is a chronic alcoholic.  She drinks a bottle of wine every night and hard liquor on the weekends.  She has been fatigued and has blurry vision.  The doctor tells her she now has diabetes II.  She doesn't understand how she could have diabetes as it does not run in her family.  What education would the nurse give to the patient?
    • A. 

      Explain that the alcohol caused her diabetes.

    • B. 

      Insulin will not be affected by her drinking

    • C. 

      Encourage her to attend AA meeting even though she doesn't want to.

    • D. 

      Using therapeutic communication, help her to see that this is her fault and must accept she has ruined her life.

  • 23. 
    Gladus is in for her physical.  She is a 54 year old woman with a lot of energy.  She is mildly overweight.  Her BP is 130/85.  As part of her physical, the doctor discovers her GLU is 350.  He orders a fasting plasma glucose and her levels come back 130 the first day and 275 the second day.  What does this indicate?
    • A. 

      Diabetes I

    • B. 

      Diabetes II

    • C. 

      LADA

  • 24. 
    Nathan's AIC comes back at 9%.  The nurse understands this value by stating to the pt:
    • A. 

      Your diabetes is under control.

    • B. 

      Your diabetes has shifted to Diabetes I.

    • C. 

      Your diabetes needs further intervention.

    • D. 

      Call the coroner and make an appointment if you don't plan on taking this more seriously!

  • 25. 
    Tony has to check his BG 5 days a week before breakfast and periodically at other times.  He notices a rise of BG when he is sick.  What type of diabetic is Tony?
    • A. 

      Diabetes I

    • B. 

      Diabetes II

    • C. 

      Insulin Dependent

    • D. 

      Non Insulin Dependent

  • 26. 
    Ana is a long distance runner with diabetes.  She understands her need for testing when she states:
    • A. 

      I should test before and after exercise

    • B. 

      I should test after exercise

    • C. 

      I should test before and after each meal and bedtime

    • D. 

      If I feel like my BG is low, I should test

  • 27. 
    Insulin is measure in:
    • A. 

      Ml

    • B. 

      Dl

    • C. 

      Units

    • D. 

      Tsp

  • 28. 
    Hypoglycemia is related to :
    • A. 

      Reduced insulin and increased glucose

    • B. 

      Increased insulin and reduced glucose

    • C. 

      May occur when very high blood glucose falls too rapidly

    • D. 

      Failure to eat

  • 29. 
    Which is most dangerous?
    • A. 

      Hypoglycemia

    • B. 

      Hyperglycemia

  • 30. 
    Manifestations of hypoglycemia would entail:
    • A. 

      Anxiety

    • B. 

      Hyperactions

    • C. 

      Tachycardia

    • D. 

      Confusion

  • 31. 
    What risk factors increase diabetic foot problems?
    • A. 

      Sensory neuropathy

    • B. 

      PVD

    • C. 

      Smoking

    • D. 

      Alcohol

  • 32. 
    Can an infection cause a rise in GLU?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 33. 
    Neuropathy occurs only in type 2 diabetics?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No