DKA And HHS MCQ: Diabetes Quiz!

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DKA And HHS MCQ: Diabetes Quiz!

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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