Diabetes Medications Quiz: Trivia Questions!

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Diabetes Medications Quiz: Trivia Questions!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which have precautions of prolonged hypoglycemia?
    • A. 

      Amaryl

    • B. 

      Pioglitizone

    • C. 

      Glipiride

    • D. 

      Glyburide

  • 2. 
    When taking metformin, precautions are
    • A. 

      Elevated creatine

    • B. 

      Dehydration

    • C. 

      High risk of lactic acidosis

    • D. 

      Iodine dye tests

  • 3. 
    There is cardiac risk with insulin and
    • A. 

      Sulfonylures

    • B. 

      Avandia

    • C. 

      Biguanides

    • D. 

      Incretin mimetics

  • 4. 
    Glyburide is classified under
    • A. 

      Icretin based therapy

    • B. 

      Thiazolidinediones

    • C. 

      Biguanides

    • D. 

      Sulfonylureas

  • 5. 
    Fluid retention, elevated liver enzymes are associated with which drugs?
    • A. 

      Thiazolidinediones

    • B. 

      Sulfonylureas

    • C. 

      Biguanides

    • D. 

      Alpha-glucosidase inhibitors

  • 6. 
    Exenatide (Byetta) is new therapy for type 2 DM called
    • A. 

      Incretin mimetics

    • B. 

      Alpha g

    • C. 

      Biguanides

    • D. 

      Sulfonylureas

  • 7. 
    Fatty liver is associated with Type 1 DM.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Which medication is injected SQ BID within an hour before the two main meals?
    • A. 

      Januvia

    • B. 

      Metformin

    • C. 

      Exenatide (byetta)

    • D. 

      Liraglutide(Victoza)

  • 9. 
    This incretin mimetic reduces the liver fat content.
    • A. 

      Victoza

    • B. 

      Metformin

    • C. 

      Actos

    • D. 

      Exenatide

  • 10. 
    This medication is injected SQ daily for a week then slowly the dose is increased to obtain glycemic control.
    • A. 

      Liraglutide (Victoza)

    • B. 

      Exenatide(Byett)

    • C. 

      Janumet

    • D. 

      Metformin

  • 11. 
    Victoza has a risk of?
    • A. 

      Thyroid c cell tumors

    • B. 

      Acute pacreatitis

    • C. 

      Hyperglycemia

    • D. 

      Death

  • 12. 
    Select all incretin mimetics
    • A. 

      Byetta

    • B. 

      Januvia

    • C. 

      Victoza

    • D. 

      Onglyza

  • 13. 
    The nurse knows that oral hypoglycemic agents.
    • A. 

      Decrease hepatic glucose production

    • B. 

      Are only for type 2

    • C. 

      Increase hepatic insulin sensitivity

    • D. 

      Stimulate the islet cell to secrete more insulin

  • 14. 
    Prolonged hypoglycemia is associated with sulfonylureas?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    This type of OHA increases insulin secretion as well as increases insulin sensitivity at receptor sites.
    • A. 

      Sulfonylureas

    • B. 

      Biguanides

    • C. 

      PTU

    • D. 

      Diuretics

  • 16. 
    Which are classified as sulfonylureas?
    • A. 

      Diabenese

    • B. 

      Tolinase

    • C. 

      Orinase

    • D. 

      Glucagon

    • E. 

      Glyburide

    • F. 

      Glipizide

  • 17. 
    This is most commonly used for kids with type 2?
    • A. 

      Prandin

    • B. 

      Glycet

    • C. 

      Rosiglitizone

    • D. 

      Metfomin

  • 18. 
    Which med is classified as a biguanide?
    • A. 

      Metformin

    • B. 

      Janumet

    • C. 

      Januvia

    • D. 

      Glucagon

  • 19. 
    Miglitol and acarbose are known as what?
    • A. 

      Biguanides

    • B. 

      Incretin therapy

    • C. 

      Thiazolidinediones

    • D. 

      Alpha glucosidase inhibitors

  • 20. 
    This should not be taken with dairy due to lactic acidosis.
    • A. 

      Prandin

    • B. 

      Glucagon

    • C. 

      Metfomin

    • D. 

      Starlix

  • 21. 
    If the meal is skipped the nurse knows to also skip which OHA?
    • A. 

      Janumet

    • B. 

      Januvia

    • C. 

      Prandin

    • D. 

      Metformin

  • 22. 
    The nurse knows that biguanides
    • A. 

      Decrease hepatic glucose production

    • B. 

      Lowers FBS

    • C. 

      Decreases intestinal absorption of glucose

    • D. 

      Enhances tissue response to absorption

    • E. 

      Increases hepatic insulin sensitivity

  • 23. 
    Acarbose is not widely used due to the flatulence it causes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    This must be given with meals to boost insulin response to each meal.
    • A. 

      Meglitinides

    • B. 

      Biguanides

    • C. 

      Incretin mimetics

    • D. 

      Glucagon

  • 25. 
    Meglitinides' site of action is the muscle.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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