Client care Unit 9

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Client care Unit 9

Diabetes Mellitus and Blood Glucose Monitoring


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    There are mainly _____ types of Diabetes Mellitus (exclude gestational DM).
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      8

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      6

  • 2. 
    Diabetes Mellitus can result from ______________ deficiency. 
  • 3. 
    Diabetes Mellitus is a disorder of _____________ regulation.
  • 4. 
    The Islets of Langerhans in the ______________ secrete hormones. 
  • 5. 
    In a normal person, Insulin in the body helps blood glucose to 
    • A. 

      Increase our appetite.

    • B. 

      Keep us awake.

    • C. 

      Enter into our cells.

    • D. 

      Maintain our weight.

  • 6. 
    Ms Lucy had an appointment for a medical check up.  She did not eat for 8 hours before the procedures.  Her normal fasting level of blood glucose is likely to be between 5 to 10 mmol/ L.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The common sites for taking blood glucose level are
    • A. 

      Cheeks

    • B. 

      Forearm

    • C. 

      Ankle

    • D. 

      Thigh

    • E. 

      Fingers

  • 8. 
    The purposes of blood glucose monitoring are to
    • A. 

      Help to regulate our sleep wake cycle.

    • B. 

      Track changes in blood glucose levels.

    • C. 

      Indicate time to take medications.

    • D. 

      Regulate our diet choices.

  • 9. 
    The signs and symptoms of abnormal increase in blood glucose level are
    • A. 

      Weight gain.

    • B. 

      Slow healing of wounds.

    • C. 

      Excessive tearing.

    • D. 

      Excessive hunger.

    • E. 

      Fatigue.

  • 10. 
    The factors that affect blood glucose level are
    • A. 

      Time of day.

    • B. 

      Food choices.

    • C. 

      Insulin.

    • D. 

      Sleeping hours.

    • E. 

      Exercise.

  • 11. 
    IDDM is the acronym for _______________. 
  • 12. 
    NIDDM is the acronym for ________________. 
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