Complications Of Diabetes Mellitus

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Complications Of Diabetes Mellitus - Quiz

The completion of this Quiz is a required post-class exercise for H361 ALTERATIONS IN HEALTH II. Date of class: 4/15/2015.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Write a short paragraph about angiopathy with regards to it being a complication of Diabetes
  • 2. 
    Signs and Symptoms of hypoglycemia or low blood sugar include all but the following
    • A. 

      Fruity Breath

    • B. 

      Weakness

    • C. 

      Loss of consciousness

    • D. 

      Sweating

    • E. 

      Hunger

  • 3. 
    Signs and Symptoms of hyperglycemia or high blood sugar include all but the following
    • A. 

      Blood Sugar of 120

    • B. 

      Frequent urination

    • C. 

      Thirst

    • D. 

      Hunger

    • E. 

      Vomiting

  • 4. 
    Diabetic Ketoacidosis is also referred to as diabetic acidosis and diabetic coma
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Hypoglycemia causes an increase in urine and abdominal cramps
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Rapid, deep respirations associated with dyspnea is called______________ and it can be a  manifestation of Diabetic Ketoacidosis.
  • 7. 
    When an individual is hospitalized with Diabetic Ketoacidosis or Hyperosmolar Hyperglycemic Syndrome what electrolyte should be closely monitored?
    • A. 

      Sodium

    • B. 

      Potassium

    • C. 

      Bicarbonate

    • D. 

      Chloride

  • 8. 
    What risk factor can not be decreased to protect against Macrovascular complications?
    • A. 

      Obesity

    • B. 

      High fat intake

    • C. 

      Genetic Makeup

    • D. 

      Smoking

    • E. 

      Hypertension

  • 9. 
    Angiopathy is one of the leading causes of diabetes-related deaths
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Diabetic Nephropathy is nerve damage that can occur with Diabetes Mellitus.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Long-term complications of Diabetes Mellitus involve prevention, detection and monitoring of the following? Note: More than one answer may be correct
    • A. 

      Retinopathy,

    • B. 

      Cardiovascular disease

    • C. 

      Neuropathology,

    • D. 

      Nephropathy,

  • 12. 
    Patients with diabetes often have depression and high rates of psychiatric disorders.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Patients with diabetes are at high risk for the all of the following except:
    • A. 

      Infections

    • B. 

      Skin problems

    • C. 

      Amputations

    • D. 

      Foot ulcerations

    • E. 

      Hair loss

    • F. 

      Mental illness

  • 14. 
    Which of the following will probably NOT cause a diabetic emergency in a patient with a history of diabetes controlled by medication?
    • A. 

      Eating a regularly scheduled meal

    • B. 

      Unusual exercise or fatigue

    • C. 

      Overeating

    • D. 

      Infection

  • 15. 
    Certain Racial and ethnic groups are at risk of becoming a diabetic.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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