Integrated Chronic care Management For Diabetes: Post-test

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Integrated Chronic care Management For Diabetes:  Post-test

This test is designed to test the learner's knowledge after the Diabetes lecture has been completed.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which statement is true about the incidence and prevalence of diabetes in the United States?
    • A. 

      Diabetes incidence is approximately two fold greater in Asian Americans, Native Americans and Hispanic Americans

    • B. 

      Many people are unaware they have diabetes until they experience diabetes related complications

    • C. 

      Diabetes type2 is more prevalent than DM type 1

    • D. 

      A. and B.

    • E. 

      B. and C.

  • 2. 
    The American Diabetes Association standards of care for diabetes is annual exam is:
    • A. 

      Hemoglobin A-1C

    • B. 

      Dilated eye exam

    • C. 

      BP and weight

    • D. 

      Comprehensive foot exam by a physician

    • E. 

      B. and C.

    • F. 

      B. and D.

  • 3. 
    A one percent reduction in HgA1-C results in:
    • A. 

      A 14% decrease in all- cause mortality

    • B. 

      A 43% decrease in amputations

    • C. 

      A 21% decrease in diabetes related deaths

    • D. 

      A 24% decrease in renal failure

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    The ADA guidelines specify...
    • A. 

      A blood pressure of

    • B. 

      Triglycerides < 150mg/dl

    • C. 

      Hemoglobin A-1C < 7%

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    A patient with Type 1 DM will need insulin due to absolute insulin deficiency.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Oral agents for Diabetes treatment
    • A. 

      An reduce HGA1C by up to 4%

    • B. 

      Two or more drug regimens are common to achieve goals

    • C. 

      Sulfonylureas are considered to be most effective

    • D. 

      Can reduce BP and lipids

    • E. 

      B. and C.

    • F. 

      A. and D.

  • 7. 
    Metformin can cause lactic acidosis and should be used with caution with patients with heart failure and renal impairment
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Which of the following should be included in sick day management instructions to Diabetes patients?
    • A. 

      Discontinue diabetes medication

    • B. 

      Test blood glucose less often than every 2 to 4 hours

    • C. 

      Try to eat foods from their meal plan and drink plenty of fluids

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is true regarding exercise guidelines for Diabetes patients?
    • A. 

      They should not exercise if blood glucose >250mg/dl with ketosis

    • B. 

      They should postpone exercise and treat hypoglycemia if blood glucose is below 70mg/dl

    • C. 

      A. and B.

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    Insulin resistance is usually seen with a body mass index (BMI) of 25 kg/m2 or higher.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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