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Question 868

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According to the Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes, which medication class places asymptomatic patients at increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes and is an additional indication for diabetes screening? A. Atypical antipsychotics B. Glucocorticoids C. Both A and B D. Neither A nor B Did you get it right? Follow the link to find out!

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Question 867

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What physiological feature puts East Asians at increased risk for type 2 diabetes? 1. Greater insulin resistance 2. Lower levels of endogenous incretins 3. Increased beta-cell dysfunction 4. Increased incidence of dyslipidemias Did you get it right? Follow the link to see the correct answer!

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Question 864

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Please select the drug class that best fits the description. This drug class is universally effective at reducing plasma glucose levels: 1. DPP-4 inhibitors 2. SGLT-2 Agonists 3. Dopamine-2 Agonists 4. Insulin Did you get it right? Follow the link to find out!

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Question #863

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Please select the drug class that best fits the description. This injectable drug class leads to increased insulin secretion, decreased glucagon secretion and slowed gastric emptying. One of its advantages is that its use can lead to weight loss: 1. DPP-4 inhibitors 2. GLP-1 receptor agonists 3. Dopamine-2 Agonists 4. SGLT-2 Inhibitors Did you get it right? Follow the link to find out!

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December 3, 2016

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This injectable drug class focuses on the incretin system and leads to increased insulin secretion, decreased glucagon secretion, and slowed gastric emptying. One of its advantages is that its use can lead to weight loss: 1. GLP-1 receptor agonists 2. SGLT-2 Inhibitors 3. DPP-IV 4. Sulfonylureas Did you get the right answer? Follow the link to find out!

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Question #861

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In 2016, the TYK questions that received the most interest from our readers were those with a personal touch: questions that gave case-study style descriptions of individual patients and their needs. The 5 most popular questions of the year are featured in this issue. Can you guess which of these 2016 TYK questions was the most popular of all? A. Question #814, January 2: Unnamed patient B. Question #817, January 23: Mrs. O'Doole C. Question #823, March 5: Mrs. Hunter D. Question #833, May 14: Mrs. Wilson E. Question #835, May 26: Mr. Fontello

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Question #860

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You are seeing a 57-year-old man whose 10-year cardiovascular risk profile suggests that he should receive a low-dose statin. What should you consider regarding statins and the risk for incident diabetes? a. Statins are not associated with any significant difference in the risk for diabetes. b. Statins can increase the risk for incident diabetes by 48%. c. Statins may particularly promote diabetes among older adults. d. A total of 255 patients receiving statins for 4 years would produce 1 additional case of diabetes. Did you get it right? Follow the link to find out!

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Question 859

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This class of drugs is typically reserved for individuals with type 1 diabetes or others receiving intensive insulin therapy. It inhibits glucagon secretion and slows gastric emptying: 1. Amylin mimetics 2. GLP-1 receptor agonists 3. DPP-4 inhibitors 4. SGLT-2 inhibitors Did you get it right? Follow the link to find out!

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