Diabetes Type 2 Quiz

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Diabetes Type 2 Quiz


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Select the most accurate answer that describes a person with high risk factors for Type 2 Diabetes. 
    • A. 

      Smoker, BMI

    • B. 

      Obesity, hypertension, smoker and works at a computer all day & is 52 years old.

    • C. 

      BMI>30, eats cardiac diet, trains for half marathons but exercising 6 days a week, 60+ minutes each time.

    • D. 

      Hypertension, normal cholesterol panel, exercises 4 times a week, mid twenties and drinks/smokes socially.

  • 2. 
    What blood sugar readings and hemaglobin A1C would reflect a type 2 Diabetic?
    • A. 

      Fasting blood sugar of 74 and HbA1C of 4.0

    • B. 

      Blood sugar 2 hours after eating of 110 and HbA1C of 5.7

    • C. 

      Fasting blood sugar of 145 and HbA1C of 7.8

    • D. 

      Blood sugar before a meal of 89 and HbA1C of 5.0

  • 3. 
    Which response by a diabetic patient would indicate to the nurse that further education is needed?
    • A. 

      I take my metformin before breakfast and dinner

    • B. 

      I try to follow a low fat, salt and carbohydrate diet but I love to have sweets once in a while.

    • C. 

      I check my blood sugars before every meal so I know how much novolog I need from my sliding scale.

    • D. 

      I cannot give up my bread and pasta and since I don't like how lantus makes me feel, I only take it when I know I will be home for the night.

  • 4. 
    What answer best reflects symptoms of diabetes?
    • A. 

      Numbness and tingling in feet, high energy and increase appetite

    • B. 

      Polyuria, night sweats and insomnia

    • C. 

      Blurred vision, open areas on foot that don't cause pain, & cotton mouth

    • D. 

      Normal vision, muscle spasms at night and frequent urination.

  • 5. 
    A diabetic patient who has had well managed blood sugars over the past year and is taking glipizide and metformin BID. She has reported numbness and burning in her toes and the bottoms of her feet. This is probably: 
    • A. 

      Peripheral vascular disease

    • B. 

      Edema

    • C. 

      Peripheral neuropathy

    • D. 

      Multiple schlerosis

  • 6. 
    Diabetics should soak their feet daily to keep them clean, dry them thoroughly and do a foot inspection
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    A nurse just came into the room of a 43 year old, male patient as response to the call bell being pushed.  The patient requests to go to the bathroom.  The patient’s primary diagnosis is diabetes.  The patient is very confused, lethargic and in a cold sweat.  What is the first action the nurse should perform?
    • A. 

      1. Go find a glucometer and monitor the patient’s blood sugar.

    • B. 

      2. Perform a complete head to toe assessment on the patient.

    • C. 

      3. Ask the nursing assistant to help the patient to the bathroom.

    • D. 

      4. Get the patient orange juice, and then monitor the patient’s blood sugar while the patient is drinking the orange juice.

  • 8. 
    A nurse would assess what data when working with a diabetic patient. Select all that apply. 
    • A. 

      Recorded blood sugars that patient records at home

    • B. 

      Diet that includes a daily journal of patient's food intake

    • C. 

      BMI

    • D. 

      Hemaglobin A1C, fasting serum blood sugar and complete lipid panel

  • 9. 
    A diabetic patient is asked to demonstrate the proper plate planning for a supper following the education session that was offered by the nurse.  The patient pulls out a 12 inch plate and proceeds to tell the nurse that he will fill the plate ½ full of vegetables, ¼ full of protein and ¼ full of starches.  Which part of this teaching needs further evaluation?
    • A. 

      1. The patient thought ¼ of the plate should be protein.

    • B. 

      2. The patient thought ¼ of the plate should be starches.

    • C. 

      3. The patient thought ½ of the plate should be vegetables.

    • D. 

      4. The patient used a 12 inch plate.

  • 10. 
    A nurse walks into a patient’s room and observes the diabetic patient trimming his toenails with a pair of clippers.  What should the nurse do?
    • A. 

      1. Assist the patient with the trimming of the toenails.

    • B. 

      2. Instruct the patient to stop, and then offer further instruction on diabetic management.

    • C. 

      1. Instruct the patient to stop, and then offer further instruction on diabetic management.

    • D. 

      4. Assist the patient to cleanse the toenails to prevent future infections of the feet.

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