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

Question 857

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The new class of drugs, SGLT-2 Inhibitors, have been shown to have positive results; which one is false? 1. Reduces BP 2. Reduces Uric Acid 3. Reduces Glucagon 4. Reduces Glucose 5. Reduces Oxidative Stress 6. Reduces Hypotension 7. Reduces HF Risk Did you get the right answer? Follow the link to find out!

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Question 856

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This oral drug class focuses on the incretin system and its use leads to increased postprandial GLP-1 and G1P levels: 1. Bile Acid sequestrants 2. DPP-4 inhibitors 3. Dopamine-2 agonists 4. Alpha-glucosidase inhibitors Did you get it right? Follow the link to find out!

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Question 855

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Please select the drug class that best fits the description. This oral drug class slows the intestinal digestion and absorption of carbohydrates: 1. Sulfonylureas 2. DPP-4 Inhibitors 3. Alpha-glucosidase inhibitors 4. Bile Acid sequestrates Did you get it right? Follow the link to find out!

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Question #854

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Please select the drug class that best fits the description. This shorter-acting insulin secretagogue may be associated with less hypoglycemia than the other secretagogues. 1. Biguanides 2. Sulfonylureas 3. Meglitinides 4. Thiazolidinediones Did you get it right? Follow the link to check your answer.

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Question #853

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The development of type 2 diabetes is multifactorial. All of the following are thought to play a role in the development EXCEPT: 1. Genetics 2. Environmental factors 3. Elevated circulating free fatty acid levels 4. Pancreatic α-cell defects 5. Increased skeletal GLUT4 glucose transporters translocation capacity Did you get it right? Follow the link to find out!

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Question #852

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Issue849Graph Here's another test of your graph-interpreting skills! Follow the link to see this graph at full size and indicate the parameter that best describes Curve 4. 1. Insulin Secretion 2. Postprandial glucose 3. Fasting glucose 4. Insulin Resistance

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Question #851

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Issue849Graph Here's another test of your graph-interpreting skills! Follow the link to see this graph at full size and indicate the parameter that best describes Curve 3. 1. Insulin Secretion 2. Postprandial glucose 3. Fasting glucose 4. Insulin Resistance

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Question #850

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Issue849Graph Here's another test of your graph-interpreting skills! Follow the link to see this graph at full size and indicate the parameter that best describes Curve 2. 1. Insulin Secretion 2. Postprandial glucose 3. Fasting glucose 4. Insulin Resistance

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Question #849

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Issue849Graph How good are you at interpreting graphs? Follow the link to see this graph at full size and indicate the parameter that best describes Curve 1. Is it: insulin secretion, postprandial glucose, fasting glucose, or insulin resistance?

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Question #848

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Clinicians treating patients with type 2 diabetes should include lifestyle interventions when developing diabetes management plans. Which of the following is NOT appropriate? 1.Weight reduction, if necessary 2. A minimum of 150 minutes/week of moderate-intensity aerobic physical activity, spread over at least 3 days/week with no more than 2 consecutive days without exercise 3. Diabetes Self-Management Education & Support (DSME/DSMS) 4. A calorie fixed ADA diet 5. Individualized plan of calories including recommended amounts carbohydrates, fats, and proteins Do you have the right answer? Follow the link to find out!

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