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Take a quiz and test your knowledge on diabetes and related health concerns.

GLP-1 and Basal Insulin

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Which of the following GLP-1 agonists is not currently approved for use with basal insulin? A. Exenatide (Byetta) B. Dulaglutide (Trulicity) C. Albiglutide (Tanzeum) D. Liraglutide (Victoza) E. None of the above Did you get it right? Follow the link to find out!

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Realistic A1C Targets

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A 78-year old patient with a 15-year history of type 2 diabetes arrives in your office for a check-up. He suffers from stage 3 chronic kidney disease and lives alone. From previous visits you have learned he has very few support services. What would be a realistic A1C treatment target for this individual? A. A1C 6.0-6.5% B. A1C 7.5-8.0% C. A1C 8.5-10.0% D. A1C 10.5-11% Follow the link to see the correct answer!

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Diabetes and CV Disease

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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, what percentage of patients who have diabetes and are older than 65 years old will die of heart disease? A. 58% B. 68% C. 78% D. 88% Follow the link to see the correct answer.

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CV Risk Management in a Patient with High BP and a Significant Family History

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A 52-year-old Asian-American man presents for a wellness visit. He has borderline elevated blood pressure (136/84 mm Hg), a BMI of 27 kg/m2, and a family history of diabetes and myocardial infarction. He is a nonsmoker, drinks 1-2 glasses of wine nightly, and jogs 4-5 times/wk for 40 min. Total cholesterol is 173 mg/dL (high-density lipoprotein cholesterol, 40 mg/dL; low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, 112 mg/dL). His 10-y atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease risk is 7.5%, and takes no medications. According to the 2013 American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association cholesterol guidelines, what's the first step you should take with this patient? A. Prescribe atorvastatin 20 mg daily B. Check high-sensitivity C-reactive protein C. Check carotid intima-media thickness test D. None of the above Follow the link to see the right answer!

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Diabetes Therapy Titration Guidelines

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According to the American Diabetes Association's (ADA's) guidelines, how often should you intensify therapy for patients with diabetes who have not reached their A1C goal? A. Every month B. Every 3 months C. Every 6 months D. Every 9 months E. Every 12 months Follow the link to see the correct answer!

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Diagnosing Fatty Liver

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When diagnosing suspected nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), hepatic steatosis and inflammation with hepatocellular injury is an indication of which one of the following? A. Nonalcoholic fatty liver (NAFL) B. Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) C. Both of the above D. None of the above Follow the link to see the correct answer!

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