Integrated Chronic care Management For Diabetes: Pre-test

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Integrated Chronic care Management For Diabetes:  Pre-test

This test is designed to familiarize the learner with core course content and to inform the learner of areas they will want to focus on in the upcoming lecture.


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 24% decrease in renal failure

    • D. 

      A 21% decrease in diabetes related deaths

    • E. 

      All of the above

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

      A blood pressure of > 130/80mmhg

    • B. 

      Triglycerides < 150mg/dl

    • C. 

      All of the above

    • D. 

      Hemoglobin A-1C < 7%

    • 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. 

      Can 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.

    • G. 

      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 lower.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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