DKA And HHS MCQ: Diabetes Quiz!

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DKA And HHS MCQ: Diabetes Quiz!

What do you know about DKA and HHS diabetes? According to this quiz, you will need to understand DKA in relation to diabetes, how the doctors arrive at the diagnosis of DKA, the role that sodium plays in diabetes, what hypokalemia is, and the main components for the development of HHS. This quiz will help you learn more about diabetes. Remember to take your certificate once you have completed the quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In DKA, Na follows what out of the body?
    • A. 

      K

    • B. 

      Ca

    • C. 

      Ketones

    • D. 

      PO4

  • 2. 
    In DKA the body pulls extra H inside the cells and pushed K out.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    What sign leads to a diagnosis of DKA?
  • 4. 
    What can be added to urine if a ketone strip is negative?
    • A. 

      Insulin

    • B. 

      Glucose

    • C. 

      Hydrogen peroxide

    • D. 

      Dextrose

  • 5. 
    An animal that is eating and not vomiting with DKA can be dosed with insulin and monitored at home.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    If sodium is < 140 mEq/L, you want to use:
    • A. 

      0.45% NaCl

    • B. 

      0.9% NaCl

    • C. 

      Normosol R

    • D. 

      Lactated Ringers

  • 7. 
    If sodium is 140-155 mEq/L, you use:
    • A. 

      Normosol R

    • B. 

      0.9% NaCl

    • C. 

      0.45% NaCl

    • D. 

      Lactated Ringers

  • 8. 
    If sodium is >155 mEq/L use:
    • A. 

      Normosol R

    • B. 

      0.9% NaCl

    • C. 

      0.45% NaCl

    • D. 

      Lactated Ringers

  • 9. 
    DKA animals should be started on insulin in what time period?
  • 10. 
    Insulin should not be given SQ to dehydrated animals.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    To prevent worsening of hypokalemia:
    • A. 

      Delay insulin for 1-2 hours more to allow fluids to replace K

    • B. 

      Do not give insulin

    • C. 

      Reduce initial insulin dose by 25-50% to dampen intracellular shift

    • D. 

      Give equal amounts of glucose and K

  • 12. 
    Phosphorous behaves similarly to K.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Bicarb should be given to DKA animals.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    What are the main factors for development of HHS?
    • A. 

      Decreased insulin utilization

    • B. 

      Increased hepatic gluconeogenesis

    • C. 

      Impaired renal excretion of glucose

    • D. 

      Increased glucose consumption

  • 15. 
    DKA and HHS patients should be rehydrated quickly.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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