Insulin - High Yield Topic

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  • 1. 
    Hyperinsulinemia is seen in Type 2 diabetes
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Who discovered the primary structure of insulin ?
    • A. 

      Karry B mullis

    • B. 

      Hoffman

    • C. 

      Sanger

    • D. 

      Banting & Best

  • 3. 
    The so called "Honeymoon phase" is seen in 
    • A. 

      Type I DM

    • B. 

      Type II DM

    • C. 

      Both

    • D. 

      None

  • 4. 
    True about somogyi effect 
    • A. 

      Due to secretion of counter-regulatory hormones

    • B. 

      Dose of insulin has to be raised

    • C. 

      Rebound hyperglycemia

    • D. 

      None

  • 5. 
    Number of amino acids in Insulin
    • A. 

      83

    • B. 

      71

    • C. 

      61

    • D. 

      51

  • 6. 
    Which is NOT an ultra short acting insulin
    • A. 

      Lispro

    • B. 

      Aspart

    • C. 

      Glargine

    • D. 

      Glulisine

  • 7. 
    Which is not a non-diabetic use of insulin
    • A. 

      Hypokalemia

    • B. 

      Hyperkalemia

    • C. 

      Anterior pituitary assesment

    • D. 

      Assessment of completeness of truncal vagotomy

  • 8. 
    Insulin dependent glucose uptake happens in 
    • A. 

      Muscles

    • B. 

      Liver

    • C. 

      Pancreatic beta cells

    • D. 

      None

  • 9. 
    Select the FALSE statement
    • A. 

      Insulin induces glucokinase

    • B. 

      Insulin releasing action by oral of glucose is higher than the same amount of iv glucose

    • C. 

      Insulin inhibits lipoprotein lipase

    • D. 

      None

  • 10. 
    Gold standard method for measurement of insulin resistance
    • A. 

      HOMA-IR

    • B. 

      Frequently sampled IGTT

    • C. 

      Adiponectin assay

    • D. 

      Euglycemic clamp

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