Main Cause Of Diabetes Mellitus

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Diabetes Mellitus Quizzes & Trivia

Complications


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What are the acute complications of DM?
    • A. 

      Diabetic ketoacidosis

    • B. 

      Hyperglycemic hyperosmolar non ketotic

    • C. 

      Hypoglycemic Reaction

    • D. 

      Infections

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    When does DKA happen?
    • A. 

      Type 2 with previous history of DM

    • B. 

      Type 1 DM patient diagnosed 5 years ago.

    • C. 

      Type 1 DM just diagnosed

    • D. 

      Patient with Diabetes Insipidus

  • 3. 
    DKA happens as a result of?
    • A. 

      Inadequate insulin

    • B. 

      Illness or infection

    • C. 

      Omission of Insulin

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    Patient comes in presenting with warm dry skin,  breath that smells like acetone, and complains of Polyuria polydipsia.  What would the nurse expect this patients pH level to be?
    • A. 

      More than 7.5

    • B. 

      7.35

    • C. 

      7.4

    • D. 

      Less than 7.2

  • 5. 
    A patient with DKA would have a blood sugar between
    • A. 

      300-800

    • B. 

      45-120

    • C. 

      600-2000

    • D. 

      130-299

  • 6. 
    Patient with the following ABG; pH 7.1 Pc02 28 Hc03 17.  The nurse interprets the findings as being?
    • A. 

      Metabolic acidosis

    • B. 

      Respiratory acidosis

    • C. 

      Metabolic alkalosis

    • D. 

      Respiratory alkalosis

  • 7. 
    The priority of treatment in a patient with DKA is?
    • A. 

      IV Fluids

    • B. 

      IV Regular Insulin

    • C. 

      IV KCI

    • D. 

      Vital Signs

  • 8. 
    In the patient with severe acidosis the treatment would most likely be?
    • A. 

      Regular Insulin

    • B. 

      Glucagon

    • C. 

      Sodium Bicarb

    • D. 

      KCI

  • 9. 
    The nurse knows to monitor the patient with DKA for Hyperkalemia.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    DKA occurs occasionally in type 2 newly diagnosed patients.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    DKA is also known as Hypoglycemic Reaction
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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