Diabetes Prevention Free Quiz
Which of the following is true about prediabetes in the United States?
a. Only 40% of people with prediabetes know they have prediabetes
b. Medicare will provide payment for recognized Diabetes Prevention Programs starting in 2018.
c. Prediabetes can only be diagnosed with an A1c test
d. Prediabetes is not associated with any vascular complications
Which of the following people is at greatest risk of prediabetes?
a. A Hispanic female over the age of 45
b. An overweight, sedentary male, age 39
c. An obese Caucasian, age 53
d. A 34-year-old woman with history of gestational diabetes.
What is true regarding older adults and prediabetes?
a. 35% of adults over 65 have prediabetes.
b. Older adults with prediabetes can reduce their risk of getting diabetes 70% through daily exercise and 5-7% weight loss.
c. Older adults with prediabetes are more likely to get diabetes than younger adults, even if they engage in daily exercise and achieve lose 5-7% weight loss
d. Older adults with prediabetes have higher rates of prostate and bladder cancer.
What best describes the elements of the CDC Diabetes Prevention Program?
a. Includes 16 weekly sessions followed by at least 6 monthly meetings.
b. Sessions must be taught by at least one licensed health care professional (RN, RD, PharmD etc.)
c. Pediatrics and adults with prediabetes can participate in the program.
d. A physician’s referral is required to participate in the Prevention Program.
A patient has prediabetes and is asks you if he can prevent getting diabetes if he loses weight and gets active. What is the most accurate response?
a. By losing visceral fat and walking, you can prevent diabetes.
b. By taking care of your health today, you won’t get diabetes tomorrow.
c. People who get 30 mins of exercise a day and lose 7% of weight, have a decreased risk of getting diabetes.
d. People who get 30 mins of exercise a day and lose 7% of weight eliminate risk of getting diabetes.]
For the CDC Diabetes Prevention Program, which of the following best describes the patient criteria to join the program?
a. Patient must be at least 18 and verbalize a commitment to participate in all the sessions.
b. 18 years of age with a confirmed lab value of prediabetes or a history of gestational diabetes.
c. Any adult with an A1c equal to or greater than 7%.
d. All ages with a confirmed fasting blood glucose of 100-125 mg/dl.
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