2018 Annual Questions of the Week
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Which of the following meal plans are recommended by the American Diabetes Association?
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According to ADA Standards of Care, if the patient is on maximum dose of Metformin with a history CV Disease and their A1c is not at target, which of the following medications would be added next?
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Based on ADA Standards, for people with hypertension, diabetes and proteinuria, which of the following is a correct recommendation?
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Which of the following is the correct statement for children with type 1 diabetes according to the ADA?
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A 29 year old arrives in the emergency room in DKA. She has a known history of type 1 diabetes. Her BMI is 23.9 and she is on intensive insulin therapy and an oral medication to help “clear extra sugar." On admission, her blood glucose is 149, her pH is 7.2 and she is ketone positive. What is the most likely cause?
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JR has prediabetes and is worried about his LDL cholesterol of 128 mg/dl. He asks you what changes would help to decrease his LDL cholesterol. Which of the following is the best response?
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ML has new type 2 diabetes and wants to attend a local Diabetes Self Management Program. She wants to know if her type of Medicare Coverage will pay the program costs. Which of the following Medicare Plans will cover 80% of DSME Costs?
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LR is a 29-year-old trying to get pregnant, but having difficulty due to Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS). She asks you if she is at risk of getting type 2 diabetes. Which of the following is an accurate statement?
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One of the leading complications of diabetes is cardiovascular disease. Which of the following is an accurate statement regarding CV disease and women?
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LR has type 2 diabetes, BMI of 29.1, takes metformin 1000mg and 20 units of glargine at home daily. A1c is 8.2%. LR is admitted to the hospital for an urgent coronary artery bypass surgery. Which of the following is an accurate statement?
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AJ is 67 years old and wants to attend your ADA Recognized Diabetes Self-Management Program. Which of the following is true?
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The rates of gestational diabetes (GDM) are increasing in the United States. Which of the following is true?
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PR is getting ready to be discharged from the hospital after being admitted for an infected foot ulceration. What is an essential survival skill to prepare for a safe discharge?
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Which of the following is an accurate statement regarding diabetes in youth?
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What is true regarding new diagnosis of type 1 diabetes in youth?
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According to the 2018 ADA Standards of Care on Cardiovascular Disease and Diabetes Management, which of the following is true.
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Which of the following is the BEST strategy to succeed at the CDE Exam?
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JL weighs 70 kg and takes 35 units of glargine at hs. Creatinine is 1.4, GFR 51. She also takes lispro, 5-7 units at each meal. For the past week, these are her fasting blood glucose levels: 95, 98, 79, 81, 73, 69, 71. Based on this information, what action would be recommended?
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Breastfeeding, if possible, offers both baby and mom health benefits. Which of the following is true?
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JR has been a diabetes educator for over 11 years. Lately, JR has been finding it hard to concentrate during participant assessments and often misses key information that would be helpful to support behavior change. JR confides in you and ask for suggestions to help get back on track. Which of the following actions would JR benefit from?
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SL is a vibrant 52 year old with newly diagnosed diabetes and a history of bladder cancer. A1c is 8.7% and creat is 1.1, GFR > 60. SL is on metformin 1000mg BID and her provider recently added dapagliflozin (Farxiga) 5mg daily to get blood glucose under better control. As a diabetes educator and consultant to SL’s provider, what is the best action?
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Which of the following insulins can you mix with dedgludec (Tresiba)?
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LS is interested in eating healthier and wants to decrease intake of saturated fat. Which of the following foods contain saturated fat?
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SL is living with type 1 diabetes and considering getting pregnant. When is the most critical time for blood sugar management during pregnancy?
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Children with diabetes need to get regular exercise. What's the recommended amount of time for vigorous activity for an obese child?
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MR uses an activity tracker to monitor his daily steps. On average he takes 8000 steps a day. He asks you how many miles he is walking daily?
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JT has come into the clinic with weight loss and intestinal cramping. What is the accepted test to determine if someone has Celiac Disease?
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Which of the following autoimmune conditions is most commonly found in someone with type 1 diabetes?
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SL has been on metformin (Glucophage) for the past few years but his A1c was still above target. The provider added acarbose (Prescose) TID a few weeks ago. He comes to your office and reports flatulence and other GI discomfort. Which of the following is likely the cause of his symptoms?
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LR is a 15-year-old with type 1 diabetes on an insulin pump. She plans to do a 3 mile run. She ate lunch 2 hours ago and her two recent blood sugars were 262 and 284. What is the best action?
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LS has type 2 diabetes in the hospital, and is ordered for 60 units of Lantus at bedtime. LS is eating 30-45g of carbs with each meal. The am blood glucose levels have been below 70 mg/dl two days in a row. In order to prevent future hyperglycemia which healthcare professional needs additional coaching the most?
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The health of our gut microbiome has been linked to the overall health of our body. Which of the following statements is true about our gut microbiome?
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LT is 43 with new type 2 diabetes and smokes a pack of cigarettes daily. He is on metformin (Glucophage) 2,500mg daily. In spite of attending a DSMES program and making lifestyle changes, LT's A1c is 8.4%, GFR is greater than 60. According to the new ADA/EASD Type 2 management guidelines, which of the following would be the preferred action?
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At your diabetes support group, a 78-year-old says they had chest pain during the week and took nitroglycerin and the pain went away. They mentioned that they have never had to use nitroglycerin before and it has been sitting in the medicine cabinet for over a year. What is the diabetes educator's best response?
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JR uses an insulin pump to manage his type 1 diabetes and is in the hospital for diagnostic testing and the physician has ordered an MRI. Which action is most appropriate?
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TS is ready to transition from 4 daily insulin injections to using an insulin pump. TS has a current A1c of 6.9%. Which of the following would help determine his insulin needs on the pump?
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Which of the following match the 2018 ADA's/EASD Consensus Statement regarding management of hyperglycemia and type 2?
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Sound the Alert is a day dedicated to finding those who have diabetes and don’t know it. Which of the following statements is correct?
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Which of the following phrases uses recommended language when working with or discussing people with diabetes?
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The 2018 ADA Standards of Care includes updates to the Pharmacologic Algorithm to manage hyperglycemia for individuals with type 2 diabetes. Which of the following accurately reflects updates to the algorithm?
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The 2018 ADA Standards of Care include updates to the Cardiovascular Disease and risk management section. Which of the following accurately reflects updates to this section?
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Semaglutide (Ozempic) is a newly approved GLP-1 Receptor Agonist with a few unique features. Which of the following statements is true about Semaglutide (Ozempic)?
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A new biosimilar insulin, lispro (Admelog) is now FDA Approved. Which of the following statement is true about biosimilar insulins?
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Ertugliflozin (Steglatro) is a newly approved SGLT-2 Inhibitor. Teaching points for patients include which of the following?
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Based on the new AADE recommendations regarding language in diabetes care and education, which of the following statements best reflects the preferred approach when addressing people living with diabetes?
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Which phrase represents the principles for communicating with and about people living with diabetes?
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JL has had diabetes for 16 years. After meeting with the diabetes educator and determining weight loss strategies, JL has lost 9 lbs over the past 3 months. Which of the following is an appropriate response from the diabetes educator?
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Which of the following phrases uses recommended language when working with or discussing people with diabetes?
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Which of the following meal plans are recommended by the American Diabetes Association?
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Sound the Alert is a day dedicated to finding those who have diabetes and don’t know it. Which of the following statements is correct?
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According to ADA Standards of Care, if the patient is on maximum dose of Metformin with a history CV Disease and their A1c is not at target, which of the following medications would be added next?
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Based on ADA Standards, for people with hypertension, diabetes and proteinuria, which of the following is a correct recommendation?
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Which of the following is the correct statement for children with type 1 diabetes according to the ADA?
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A 29 year old arrives in the emergency room in DKA. She has a known history of type 1 diabetes. Her BMI is 23.9 and she is on intensive insulin therapy and an oral medication to help “clear extra sugar." On admission, her blood glucose is 149, her pH is 7.2 and she is ketone positive. What is the most likely cause?
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JR has prediabetes and is worried about his LDL cholesterol of 128 mg/dl. He asks you what changes would help to decrease his LDL cholesterol. Which of the following is the best response?
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ML has new type 2 diabetes and wants to attend a local Diabetes Self Management Program. She wants to know if her type of Medicare Coverage will pay the program costs. Which of the following Medicare Plans will cover 80% of DSME Costs?
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