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Test Your Knowledge

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

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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Question #847

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Weight loss has been shown to have a positive impact on glucose control and cardiovascular risk factors. At which weight loss threshold do these positive benefits start to become meaningfully apparent? A) Weight reduction of 0-4% B) Weight reduction of 5-10% C) Weight reduction of 11-15% D) Weight reduction of 16-20% Did you get it right? Follow the link to find out!

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Question #846

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Less-stringent A1C goals (7.5 - 8.0%) may be acceptable in certain individuals with type 2 diabetes. Which factor(s) support less stringent goals? A) Limited life expectancy B) History of severe hypoglycemia C) Multiple comorbidities D) All of the above Did you get it right? Follow the link to find out!

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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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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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Question 843

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In the fasting state, hyperglycemia is directly related to: 1. Increased hepatic glucose production 2. Defective insulin stimulation of target tissue glucose disposal 3. Decreased adipocyte lipolysis 4. Loss of pancreatic α-cell functionality Did you get it right? Follow the link to find out!

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Question #842

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Based upon a meta-analysis of cardiovascular outcomes in type 2 diabetes studies, findings suggest that a 15% relative risk reduction in nonfatal myocardial infarcts is associated with an A1C reduction of approximately: a) .50% b) 1.0% c) 1.5% d) 2.0% Did you get it right? Follow the link to find out!

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