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Test Your Knowledge

The subject is Diabetes:

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1. Which of the following medications are used in the treatment of diabetes?
a) Avandia
b) Actos
c) Glyburide
d) All of the above

2. True or False: Lantus insulin can be mixed with other insulins?
a) True
b) False

3) Glucovance contains which of the following medications:
a) Glucophage and Glucotrol
b) Avandia and Glucotrol
c) Glucophage and Glyburide
d) Prandin and Glyburide

4) Which of the following is considered a short-acting insulin:
a) Humulin U
b) Lantus
c) Humulin R
d) Ultralente

5) Diabetics often have multiple health conditions which include:
a) Hypertension
b) Dyslipidemia
c) Renal problems
d) All of the above

6) Insulin vials should be discarded ____ days after opening:
a) 15
b) 20
c) 30
d) 45

7) True or False: Glucophage XR may be crushed.
a) True
b) False

8) A person on Avandia should have monitoring of which lab values done:
a) Electrolytes
b) Liver function tests
c) Cardiac enzymes
d) Iron stores

9) True or False: Glyburide is associated with an increased incidence of hypoglycemia in the elderly.
a) True
b) False

10)  Diabetic neuropathy may be treated with:
a) Fosamax
b) Protonix
c) Neurontin
d) Vitamin E

11)  Which lab value may provide an accurate picture of long-term glycemic control in a patient?
a) CBC
b) SMA7
c) HBA1c
d) BUN

12)  Headaches, tachycardia, and sweating are signs of:
a) Hypoglycemia
b) Hyperglycemia
c) Hypercholesterolemia

13)  True or False: Glyburide can be safely administered to a patient with a sulfur allergy.
a) True
b) False

14)  At which time of day is Lantus recommended to be administered:
a) morning
b) noon
c) suppertime
d) bedtime

15)  Type 2 diabetes is known to have 2 problems in glycemic control caused by the following:
a) too much insulin and insulin resistance
b) too little insulin and no insulin resistance
c) too much insulin and no insulin resistance
d) too little insulin and insulin resistance

16)  Insulin is produced in the _________.
a) liver
b) pancreas
c) intestine
d) kidney

17)  Glucose is produced in the________.
a) kidney
b) pancreas
c) liver
d) intestine

18)  Glucophage can be safely given in patients with renal failure.
a) True
b) False

19)  True or False: Diabetes in the leading cause of blindness in the United States.
a) True
b) False

20)  True or False: Diabetics are prone to foot disease.
a) True
b) False

Scroll down for the answers.

Answers: 1) D, 2) B, 3) C, 4) C, 5) D, 6) C, 7) B, 8) B, 9) A, 10) C,
11) C, 12) A, 13) B, 14) D 15) D, 16) B, 17) C, 18) B, 19) A, 20) A



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