What Do You Know About Diabetes Medications And Insulin Therapy? Trivia Quiz

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What Do You Know About Diabetes Medications And Insulin Therapy? Trivia Quiz

What Do You Know About Diabetes Medications And Insulin Therapy? Diabetes is a condition that is brought about by one having too much sugar in the bloodstream and insulin is one of the most common medications given to those suffering from diabetes because it lowers the sugar count in the blood. This quiz will help you review what you know about medication and therapy one with diabetes goes through.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Taking medications is one of the most important things you can do to improve your health.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    If you don’t feel any differently after taking a medication, it means it is not working.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Which diabetes medications are less expensive?
    • A. 

      Those medications on our formulary.

    • B. 

      Generic drugs

    • C. 

      Those with coupons

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    The newer drugs for diabetes have advantages. These include:
    • A. 

      Decrease blood pressure 

    • B. 

      Positive effects on weight 

    • C. 

      Protection against cardiovascular disease 

    • D. 

      B and C

  • 5. 
    Newer diabetes medications are more expensive
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Why can’t insulin be taken as a pill?
    • A. 

      It is not available in the US

    • B. 

      Insulin is a hormone and can’t pass through the stomach without being broken down

    • C. 

      Injections are more convenient

  • 7. 
    The main ways for insulin to reach the bloodstream are
    • A. 

      Injection by syringe or pen 

    • B. 

      Pencil 

    • C. 

      Insulin pump 

    • D. 

      A and C

  • 8. 
    Long-acting insulins like Lantus and Toujeo which take effect after 1 or 2 hours and last for between 24 and 48 hours.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Rapid-acting insulin last for a shorter time of 2 to 4 hours.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Glucagon is used to reverse blood sugar levels when they fall too low as a result of insulin treatment.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Lifestyle measures such as weight loss increased physical activity, healthier eating, stress reduction is the first line of defense against type 2 diabetes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    The first medicine prescribed to treat type 2 diabetes is usually metformin.
    • A. 

      A. True

    • B. 

      B. False

  • 13. 
    People with type 2 diabetes never need to take insulin.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    People with type 2 diabetes may need more than one medication to control blood sugar levels.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    If I have questions regarding my diabetes medications I can:
    • A. 

      Check the internet

    • B. 

      Call Manatee YourChoice pharmacist at 941-748-4501 x6406

    • C. 

      Call Manatee YourChoice diabetes educator at 941-748-4501 x6410

    • D. 

      Talk to my drugstore pharmacist

    • E. 

      All of the above