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Question 874

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Glucose-lowering drugs and insulin resistance: Which one of the following categories of glucose-lowering drugs improves insulin resistance as its primary mechanism of action? A. Sulfonylureas (e.g. glipizide) B. Thiazolidinediones (e.g. pioglitazone) C. GLP-1 receptor agonists (e.g. liraglutide) D. DPP-4 inhibitors (e.g. sitagliptin) E. SGLT-2 inhibitors (e.g. canagliflozin) Follow the link to see the correct answer!

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Question 873

GLP-1 receptor agonists vs DPP-4 inhibitors: In head-to-head trials of dipeptidyl peptidase 4 (DPP-4) inhibitors vs glucagon-like peptide 1 (GLP-1) receptor agonists, GLP-1 receptor agonists showed more favorable outcomes in all of the following areas except which one of the following? A. Greater glycemic control B. Greater tolerability C. Greater weight loss D. Greater improvement in beta-cell function E. Greater reduction in postprandial triglycerides Follow the link to see if you got it right!

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Question 872

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The United Kingdom Prospective Diabetes Study early results data suggested metformin conferred greater cardiovascular benefits to the overweight diabetes participants than dietary interventions alone. All of the following were observed for the metformin group EXCEPT: A. A relative risk reduction for myocardial infarction of 39%. B. A relative risk reduction for all-cause mortality of 36%. C. A relative risk reduction for diabetes related death of 42%. D. An overall mean A1c reduction of 1.5%. Did you get it right? Follow the link to find out!

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Question #871

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Hypoglycemia is a potential side effect of which of the following classes of drugs: 1) Insulins 2) Sulfonylureas 3) Meglitinides 4) Amylin mimetics 5) All of the above Follow the link to see the right answer!

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Question #870

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According to available evidence, which of the following is a treatment strategy for the delay or prevention of macrovascular complications? 1) Antiplatelet therapy 2) Blood pressure management 3) Glycemic control ≤ 7% (individualized for patients) 4) Smoking cessation 5) Lipid management 6) All of the above Follow the link to see the correct answer!

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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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