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Question #845

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The American Diabetes Association recommends many non-pregnant adults with type 2 diabetes work to achieve an A1C = 7%. Which one of the following glycemic patterns would support this goal? A) Fasting glucose less than 70, postprandial glucose less than 140, mean plasma glucose less than 120-140 B) Fasting glucose less than 126, postprandial glucose less than 200, mean plasma glucose less than 180 C) Fasting glucose less than 130, postprandial glucose less than 180, mean plasma glucose less than 150 -160 D) Fasting glucose less than 130, postprandial glucose less than 200, mean plasma glucose less than 150 -160 Did you get it right? Follow the link to find out!

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Prediabetes Treatments

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Question #844

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Which of the following is the correct diagnostic cut-point for diabetes? 1) A1C greater than or equal to 7% 2) Fasting plasma glucose (FPG) greater than or equal to 130 mg/dL 3) 2-hour plasma glucose greater than or equal to 200 mg/dL during an oral glucose tolerance test 4) Random plasma glucose greater than or equal to 300mg/dL in a patient with classics symptoms of hyperglycemia or hyperglycemic crisis Did you get it right? Follow the link to find out!

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