The Road To Diabetes Assessement

16 Questions | Total Attempts: 110

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  • 1. 
    In diabetics, the loss of lower-extremity sensation coupled with impaired peripheral vascular function is called______________ and can possibly lead to lower extremity ________________.
    • A. 

      Neuropathy, Amputation

    • B. 

      Nephropathy, Amputation

    • C. 

      Nerve damage, drop foot

    • D. 

      Microvascular disease, PVD

  • 2. 
    Type 2 diabetes accounts for approximately what percentage of all cases of diabetes in adults?
    • A. 

      55-60%

    • B. 

      35-40%

    • C. 

      90-95%

    • D. 

      20-30%

  • 3. 
    Risk factors for type 2 diabetes include all of the following except:
    • A. 

      Advanced age

    • B. 

      Obesity

    • C. 

      Smoking

    • D. 

      Physical inactivity

  • 4. 
    Which of the following diabetes drugs acts by decreasing the amount of glucose produced by the liver?
    • A. 

      Sulfonylureas

    • B. 

      Meglitinides

    • C. 

      Biguanides

    • D. 

      Alpha-glucosidase inhibitors

  • 5. 
    35-60% of women with gestational diabetes are diagnosed with type 2 diabetes 10 to 20 years after deliver.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The type of diabetes mellitus caused by lack of insulin is
    • A. 

      Type 1

    • B. 

      Type 2

    • C. 

      Adult-onset

    • D. 

      Non-insulin dependent

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is not a warning sign or symptom of Type 1 diabetes?
    • A. 

      Loss of appetite

    • B. 

      Infrequent urination

    • C. 

      Weakness and fatigue

    • D. 

      Weight loss

  • 8. 
    Which form of diabetes is primarily linked to obesity?
    • A. 

      Type 1

    • B. 

      Type 2

    • C. 

      Type 3

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is the most effective means of preventing or delaying the progression of pre-diabetes to type 2 diabetes?
    • A. 

      Taking medications to lower blood glucose.

    • B. 

      Eliminating sugar from the diet.

    • C. 

      Physical activity and weight loss

    • D. 

      All of these are equally effective.

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is not a complication of diabetes?
    • A. 

      Myocardial infarction

    • B. 

      Neuropathy

    • C. 

      Asthma

    • D. 

      Retinopathy

  • 11. 
    Which of the following factor(s) do not increase your risk of having metabolic syndrome: check all that apply
    • A. 

      Age

    • B. 

      Race

    • C. 

      Thyroid Disease

    • D. 

      Obesity

    • E. 

      Gestational Diabetes

  • 12. 
    In order to have a positive diagnosis of metabolic syndrome, you must have at least 3 or more of the 5 of which following parameters:
    • A. 

      Over 65, minority race, obesity, history of diabetes and other disease states (HTN, CVD, Fatty liver, and PCOS) present.

    • B. 

      Increased waist circumference (>102 cm [>40 in] for men, >88 cm [>35 in] for women); elevated triglycerides (≥150 mg/dl); low HDL cholesterol (

    • C. 

      Obesity, HTN diagnosis of a blood pressure >120/80mm/Hg, positive OGTT >200mg/dl, High LDL cholesterol above >100 mg/dl, triglycerides over 400 mg/dl.

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 13. 
    Both microvascular and macrovascular complications of diabetes result in organ and tissue damage in approximately _________________________ of people living with diabetes.
    • A. 

      ½ to 2/3

    • B. 

      ¾

    • C. 

      50%

    • D. 

      1/3 to ½

  • 14. 
    What is true regarding insulin resistance? select all that apply.
    • A. 

      It is a condition in which the body produces insulin but does not use it effectively.

    • B. 

      It is a condition in which glucose builds up in the blood instead of being absorbed by the cells, leading to prediabetes of type 2 diabetes.

    • C. 

      It is a syndrome that is the cause of all diabetic cases

    • D. 

      The beta cells in the pancreas try to keep up with this increased demand for insulin by producing more.

    • E. 

      It effects the muscle, fat, and liver cells in the body

  • 15. 
    Please select all of the following that contribute to Insulin Resistance
    • A. 

      Obesity

    • B. 

      Smoking

    • C. 

      Sedentary lifestyle

    • D. 

      Excessive Carbohydrate Intake

    • E. 

      HTN

    • F. 

      Genetics

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