Integrated Chronic care Management For Diabetes 2014: Pre-test

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Integrated Chronic care Management For Diabetes 2014:  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. 
    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.

  • 2. 
    True or False:  According to the new ADA guidelines, all persons with Diabetes should be medically evaluated before receiving a drivers license.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 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 or lower

    • B. 

      Triglycerides < 150mg/dl

    • C. 

      Hemoglobin A-1C

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    True or False:  A Patient with Type 1 DM will need insulin due to absolute insulin deficiency.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    What is true about 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

  • 7. 
    True or False:  Metformin can cause lactic acidosis and should be used with caution with patients with heart failure and renal impairment.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Sick day management instructions to patients should include:
    • 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. 
    Exercise guidelines for diabetes includes:
    • A. 

      Do not exercise if blood glucose >250mg/dl with ketosis

    • B. 

      Postpone exercise and treat hypoglycemia if blood glucose is below 70mg/dl

    • C. 

      A and B

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    True or False:  Insulin resistance is usually seen with a body mass index (BMI) of 30 kg/m2 or higher.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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