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  • 1. 
    Which of the following is a sign of hypoglycemia in someone with diabetes?
    • A. 

      Silky/fine hair

    • B. 

      Brittle nails

    • C. 

      Diaphoresis

    • D. 

      Slowly healing wounds

  • 2. 
    Which of the following medications commonly cause an increase in blood glucose?
    • A. 

      Metoprolol

    • B. 

      Niacin

    • C. 

      Fenofibrate

    • D. 

      A and B

    • E. 

      All of the above

    • F. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    Type 1 diabetes is caused by inability of the peripheral tissues to utilize insulin appropriately
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      Fase

  • 4. 
    A patient treated with metformin for Type 2 Diabetes has an A1c of 8.2%. He is taking the maximum recommended dose as prescribed and denies any missed doses or side effects to the medication. What drug related problem can you identify from this information?
    • A. 

      Needs additional drug therapy

    • B. 

      Should stop Metformin

    • C. 

      Non-compliance

    • D. 

      Increase Dose of Metformin

    • E. 

      Decrease Dose of Metformin

  • 5. 
    Hyperthyroidism, if untreated, or uncontrolled can result in
    • A. 

      Thyroid Storm

    • B. 

      Myxedema

    • C. 

      Gastroparesis

    • D. 

      Seizure disorder

  • 6. 
    Which is not a part of the Endocrine System?
    • A. 

      Adrenal gland

    • B. 

      Thyroid

    • C. 

      Pituitary

    • D. 

      Testes

    • E. 

      Medulla Oblongata

  • 7. 
    The beta islet cells of the pancreas secrete insulin when blood glucose is decreased.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Physical Inactivity, First degree relatives, African American ethnicity, Having a baby >9lbs, Low HDL's, and Hypertension are risk factors for which disease?
    • A. 

      Type 1 DM

    • B. 

      Type 2 DM

    • C. 

      Diabetes Insipidus

  • 9. 
    Polydipsia, polyuria, polyphasia, blurred vision, fatigue, impotence, numbness in extremities and unexplained weight loss are symptoms of what?
    • A. 

      Hyperglycemia

    • B. 

      Hypoglycemia

    • C. 

      Hyperthyroidism

    • D. 

      Hypothyroidism

  • 10. 
    Sweating and heat intolerance, increased bowel movements, irritability, rapid speech, and ammennorhea are symptoms of what?
    • A. 

      Hyperglycemia

    • B. 

      Hypoglycemia

    • C. 

      Hyperthyroidism

    • D. 

      Hypothyroidism

  • 11. 
    Pallor, tachycardia, confusion, somnolence, hunger, and palpitations are symptoms of what?
    • A. 

      Hyperglycemia

    • B. 

      Hypoglycemia

    • C. 

      Hyperthyroidism

    • D. 

      Hypothyroidism

  • 12. 
    Deposits of mucin is characteristic of what disease?
    • A. 

      Hyperglycemia

    • B. 

      Hypoglycemia

    • C. 

      Hyperthyroidism

    • D. 

      Hypothyroidism

  • 13. 
    At what levels are fasting blood glucose levels a concern?
    • A. 

      Two readings of 146 mg/dL

    • B. 

      Two readings of 136mg/dL

    • C. 

      Two readings of 126mg/dL

    • D. 

      Two readings of 116mg/dL

  • 14. 
    An optimal goal hemoglobin A1c level for a diabetic is?
    • A. 

      7-10%

    • B. 

    • C. 

      >15%

    • D. 

  • 15. 
    Short term complications of diabetes include...
    • A. 

      Diabetic ketoacidosis

    • B. 

      Retinopathy

    • C. 

      Hyperglycemic syndrome

    • D. 

      Peripheral vascular disease

    • E. 

      A and B

    • F. 

      A and C

    • G. 

      A and D

    • H. 

      B and D

  • 16. 
    Low T3 and T4 levels stimulates ______ to release TRH which causes the ______ to release TSH and the _____ ____ to increase T4 and T3 levels
    • A. 

      Hypothalamus, pituitary, thyroid gland

    • B. 

      Hypothalamus, thyroid gland, pituitary

    • C. 

      Thyroid gland, hypothalamus, pituitary

    • D. 

      Pituitary, hypothalamus, thyroid

  • 17. 
    Hashimoto's disease (inadequate adrenergic stimulation) is the primary cause of....
    • A. 

      Hyperthyroidism

    • B. 

      Hypothyroidism

    • C. 

      Hyperglycemia

    • D. 

      Hypokalemia

  • 18. 
    Justin Beiber comes is complaining of weight gain, depression, and losing the hair on his eyebrows. Upon further evaluation you find that he has a slower than normal heart rate, and BP. J-Beib's should go to the doctor for a possible diagnosis of....
    • A. 

      Hypokalemia

    • B. 

      Hypothyroidism

    • C. 

      Selena Gomez withdrawal

    • D. 

      Hypoglycemia

  • 19. 
    Check all of the drugs that may increase blood glucose levels
    • A. 

      Lisinopril

    • B. 

      Niacin

    • C. 

      Calcium Channel Blockers

    • D. 

      Beta Blockers

    • E. 

      Valsartan

    • F. 

      Phenytoin

    • G. 

      Lidocaine

    • H. 

      Sympathomimetics

    • I. 

      Phentermine

    • J. 

      Asparaginase

    • K. 

      Hydrochlorothiazide

  • 20. 
    Taylor Swift  comes to you complaining of rhinitis, scaly, dry, itchy and thick skin on her legs and arms that he said she used to experience as a child but hasn't for a long time. Taylor Swift most likely has...
    • A. 

      Eczema

    • B. 

      Xerosis

    • C. 

      Contact dermatitis

    • D. 

      Allergic contact dermatitis

  • 21. 
    A decrease in water content of the skin causing the "winter itch" with rough, scaly, fissures, and inflammation is characteristic of...
    • A. 

      Eczema

    • B. 

      Xerosis

    • C. 

      Irritant contact dermatitis

    • D. 

      Allergic contact dermatitis

  • 22. 
    Poison Ivy causes
    • A. 

      Eczema

    • B. 

      Xerosis

    • C. 

      Irritant contact dermatitis

    • D. 

      Allergic contact dermatitis

  • 23. 
    Pruritis, pustules, papules, and scaling persisting in a few hours is characteristic of...
    • A. 

      Eczema

    • B. 

      Xerosis

    • C. 

      Irritant contact dermatitis

    • D. 

      Allergic contact dermatitis

  • 24. 
    Koplik's spots, fever, and malaise, is characteristic of what disease and requires a referal?
    • A. 

      Impetigo

    • B. 

      Shingles

    • C. 

      Varicella

    • D. 

      Measles

  • 25. 
    A contagious childhood disease that can be transmitted with exposure, and not is contagious until vesicles are crusted is...
    • A. 

      Shingles

    • B. 

      Varicella

    • C. 

      Impetigo

    • D. 

      Measles

  • 26. 
    A rash with honey brown crusting  around the nose mouth or butt caused by a bacteria is..
    • A. 

      Impetigo

    • B. 

      Varicella

    • C. 

      Shingles

    • D. 

      Measles

  • 27. 
    A rash with painful blisters on one side of the body, and pain and numbness of the face is...
    • A. 

      Impetigo

    • B. 

      Varicella

    • C. 

      Shingles

    • D. 

      Measles

  • 28. 
    When would you refer a patient with a fungal infection (tinea pedis/corporis/cruris, or candidiasis)?
    • A. 

      Rash contains pustules

    • B. 

      Rash has lasted for a week

    • C. 

      Rash contains scaling and plaques

    • D. 

      Rash is itching and burning

  • 29. 
    A scaly dermatosis disease with white flakes that is more severe in winter.
    • A. 

      Dandruff

    • B. 

      Seborrheic dermatitis

    • C. 

      Psoriasis

  • 30. 
    A chronic scaly dermatosis that has red plaque, white scales, and may bleed.
    • A. 

      Dandruff

    • B. 

      Seborrheic dermatitis

    • C. 

      Psoriasis

  • 31. 
    A scaly dermatosis disease with yellow oily scales involving the scalp, face, and trunk.
    • A. 

      Dandruff

    • B. 

      Seborrheic dermatitis

    • C. 

      Psoriasis

  • 32. 
    Acne is more severe in young women and more persistant in young men.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 33. 
    Closed comendones are white heads.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 34. 
    Drugs that may cause photosensitivity include fluoroquinolones, phenytoin and allopurinol.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 35. 
    Generalized rashes should be referred to the physician
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 36. 
    The most likely organism to cause impetigo is pseudomonas
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 37. 
    Primary skin diseases commonly cause systemic symptoms.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False