Type II Diabetes Mellitus Guideline Review

15 Questions | Total Attempts: 78

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Diabetes Mellitus Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    If you answered "no" to question 13, please comment.    If "yes", please write "NA".
  • 2. 
    Please indicate the amount of time it took you to watch the presentation and complete the assessment questions.
  • 3. 
    How would you rate the ability of the presenter to provide a high-quality educational activity?
    • A. 

      Very capable, presentation was well-done and provided good information

    • B. 

      Somewhat capable, most information was presented well

    • C. 

      Needs improvement

  • 4. 
    How useful were the educational materials?
    • A. 

      Very useful

    • B. 

      Somewhat useful

    • C. 

      Not useful

  • 5. 
    How effective were the learning methods used for this activity?
    • A. 

      Very effective

    • B. 

      Somewhat effective

    • C. 

      Not effective

  • 6. 
    Learning assessment questions were appropriate.
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 7. 
    Was the presenter free of bias?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 8. 
    What is the ADA and AACE recommended level of A1C that is considered a criteria for diagnosis of diabetes?
    • A. 

      ≥ 5.4%

    • B. 

      ≥ 5.7%

    • C. 

      ≥ 6.5%

    • D. 

      ≥ 7%

    • E. 

      None of these. A1C is not a diagnostic parameter that can be used to diagnose diabetes.

  • 9. 
    The ADA and AACE both support the use of individual A1C goals, dependent on patient specific risk factors. Which of the following factors would make it appropriate to have an A1C goal above 7%?
    • A. 

      Newly diagnosed

    • B. 

      Good support system

    • C. 

      Long life expectancy

    • D. 

      History of severe hypoglycemia

    • E. 

      All of these risk factors would warrant consideration for goal > 7%

  • 10. 
    The 2014 ADA Standards of Medical Care in DM currently recommends the following goal level for blood pressure:
    • A. 

      < 130/80 mm Hg

    • B. 

      < 135/85 mm Hg

    • C. 

      < 140/80 mm Hg

    • D. 

      < 140/90 mm Hg

  • 11. 
    Did the activity meet the following learning objective: Identify useful and current sources of treatment recommendations for patients with Type II Diabetes Mellitus: ADA, AACE, WI Essential.
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 12. 
    Did the activity meet the following learning objective: Identify key trials that guide the Recommendation Guidelines for optimal treatment of Type II Diabetes Mellitus.
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 13. 
    Did the activity meet the following learning objective: Utilize the ADA Recommendation Guidelines to:
    • Identify screening and diagnostic parameters for Type II Diabetes Mellitus
    • Define the recommended goal levels for the ABC’s of Type II Diabetes Mellitus care and complication prevention
    • Compare and contrast current treatment recommendations to maintain goal levels for the ABC’s based on individual patient factors
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 14. 
    Using the 2014 ADA Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes recommendations on dyslipidemia,  identify which of the following statements is TRUE:
    • A. 

      Statin therapy should be added to lifestyle therapy regardless of baseline lipid levels in all patients with diabetes.

    • B. 

      A reduction in LDL cholesterol of 30-40% from baseline is an alternative therapeutic goal in patients that are on maximal statin therapy and have not reached their targets.

    • C. 

      If targets are not reached on maximal tolerated statin therapy, combination therapy should be started.

    • D. 

      Triglyceride levels > 150 mg/dL are an indication to start a fibrate.

  • 15. 
    Did the activity meet the following learning objective: Apply guideline recommendations to individual patient cases.
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

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