Five Questions About Diabetes Awareness And The Use Of Glucagon

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Five questions about diabetes awareness and the use of glucagon


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is Glucagon?
    • A. 

      A sugary soft drink that children with diabetes can safely drink

    • B. 

      A hormone produced by the body which can be artificially made into a medicine that is used to treat severe low blood sugar.

    • C. 

      A Chewable tablet that can quickly increase a person’s blood sugar

    • D. 

      An injectable medication used to treat an allergic reaction

  • 2. 
    It is safe to give a child glucagon that is conscious and speaking to you?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Symptoms of mild low blood sugar are a.   Unconsciousness b.   Dizziness c.   Seizure d.   Hunger  
    • A. 

      All of the above

    • B. 

      Item a and b only

    • C. 

      Item b and d only

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    Glucagon is injected into a persons
    • A. 

      Thigh

    • B. 

      Upper arm

    • C. 

      Abdomen

    • D. 

      Any open available site

  • 5. 
    It is important to keep a person lying flat after they have received glucagon because
    • A. 

      You do not want to move an injured person

    • B. 

      An unconscious person may vomit if you turn him/her to the side

    • C. 

      You may block their airway if you turn them to the side

    • D. 

      This is not correct. After glucagon is given, the person must be turned to the side lying position.

  • 6. 
    What is diabetes? a.   A medical condition that inhibits a persons inability to produce insulin or produce enough or adequate insulin b.   A disease caused by eating too much sugar c.   A contagious medical condition d.   A medical condition caused by becoming obese
    • A. 

      Answer a only

    • B. 

      Answer a and b only

    • C. 

      All of the above

    • D. 

      None of the above

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