Diabetes Medications

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Diabetes Medications

Medications to treat Diabetes


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The best way to control diabetes is to practice:
    • A. 

      Healthy Lifestyle

    • B. 

      Manage Stress

    • C. 

      Maintain good mental health

    • D. 

      Eat vegetables, proteins, fibers, healthy fats and watch carbohydrates

    • E. 

      Exercise and physical activity

    • F. 

      Lose some weight

    • G. 

      Take medications as prescribed

    • H. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    Metformin regulates liver release of glucose, and is often prescribed by Doctors because:
    • A. 

      It is taken with meals

    • B. 

      It is more affordable than other medications

    • C. 

      Does not make you gain weight

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    Metformin should not be taken by patients who have the following complication (s):
    • A. 

      Kidney disease

    • B. 

      Heart disease

    • C. 

      Liver disease

    • D. 

      Lung disease

    • E. 

      Lactic Acidosis

    • F. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    Incretins, GIP, and GLP1 act on the small intestine causing:
    • A. 

      Slow release of glucose by liver

    • B. 

      Slower stomach emptying

    • C. 

      Nausea due to stomach emptying slower

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    Certain herbs may act like medication and help balance blood glucose. However, precaution should be exercised with herbs just like with medication. Some herbs that effect sugar balance are:
    • A. 

      Fenugreek

    • B. 

      Cinnamon

    • C. 

      Ginseng

    • D. 

      Prickley Pear Cactus

    • E. 

      Bitter melon

    • F. 

      Indian Malabar

    • G. 

      Gymnema

    • H. 

      All of the above

    • I. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    SGLT 2 Inhibitors prevent kidney from taking up glucose, and can cause which side effects?
    • A. 

      Urine excretes more sugar

    • B. 

      Yeast infection

    • C. 

      Bladder infection

    • D. 

      Diuretic effect; body lose more water

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    Insulin types are categorized according to how long the insulin takes before it effects blood sugar. The categories are:
    • A. 

      Rapid acting

    • B. 

      Short Acting

    • C. 

      Intermediate Acting

    • D. 

      Long Acting

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    A1C can be effected by:
    • A. 

      Exercise

    • B. 

      Stress

    • C. 

      Eating pattern changes

    • D. 

      Sleep pattern changes

    • E. 

      Beverages we drink

    • F. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    Short Acting Insulin is used with meals or shortly after having a meal, when blood glucose rises. Different ways to administer short acting insulin include:
    • A. 

      Pump

    • B. 

      Pen

    • C. 

      Syringe injected into the abdomen or other parts of the body

    • D. 

      All of the above