Question of the Week | Annual Quiz 2017
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Weight loss has been shown to have a positive impact on glucose control and reduction of visceral adiposity. At which weight loss threshold do these positive benefits start to become meaningfully apparent?
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For someone with newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes, which would be an appropriate nutrition goal?
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Which of the following servings equals 15 gms of carbohydrate?
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Which of the following is true about alcohol and diabetes?
1 point
If someone with type 1 is underweight, which of the following is the most likely cause?
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According to the AACE and ADA Glycemic Control Algorithm, what is the first step to control hyperglycemia in type 2?
1 point
Which of the following is an accurate exercise recommendation for people with diabetes?
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What is an exercise precaution for people with diabetes?
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Which of the following is a SMART Goal?
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In the fasting state, hyperglycemia is directly related to:
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More relaxed hyperglycemia management ( target A1C 7-7.5%) in type 2 diabetes might be supported by which on the following factors:
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Which of the following is the correct diagnostic cut-point for diabetes?
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MT takes 4 units of bolus insulin before each meal. At her sister’s 4th of July BBQ, she took her 4 units then ate a burger (with half a bun), 2 cubes of watermelon, green salad and a lite beer. Afterwards, she played a few games of horseshoe with her nephews. One of her nephews noticed she was acting kind of funny. What would be the best action?
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When treating patients with type 2 diabetes, educators include lifestyle interventions when developing diabetes management plans. Which of the following is an appropriate intervention?
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The development of type 2 diabetes is multi-factorial. Who is at most risk of getting diabetes?
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Which medication class(es) place asymptomatic patients at increased risk of developing hyperglycemia?
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The Diabetes Prevention Program Research Group found that implementing intensive lifestyle modifications resulted in an equivalent risk reduction of developing diabetes by:
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A 78-year old patient with a 10-year history of type 2 diabetes on glipizide 20 mg a day. GFR is 45 they live alone. What would be a realistic A1C treatment target for this individual?
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A patient newly diagnosed with type 2 diabetes is started on metformin. Metformin should be titrated to minimize which side effect?
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A patient is currently taking metformin, glyburide and an evening basal dose of insulin. After discussing how best to achieve better glycemic control, he has agreed to add a pre-meal insulin dose. Which modification should be made with the addition of the prandial dose?
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Which of the following is considered an added sugar?
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Eating a healthy lunch can improve energy levels and help keep blood glucose on track. Eating fiber-rich meals is one strategy to keep on track.Which of the following lunches has the highest amount of fiber?
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Which of the following statement is true regarding diabetes awareness?
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GLP-1 Receptor Agonists, also known as Incretin Mimetics, help improve A1c levels through which of the following actions?
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What is the effect of sugary drinks and diet soda on the gut microbiome?
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Which of the following strategies most improves gut microbial health?
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Why is a healthy gut mucous barrier important to maintain health?
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Which of the following foods support healthy intestinal microbial diversity?
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How do humans establish the majority of their gut microbiome?
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Which of the following statements is accurate regarding sleep and diabetes?
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Which of the following is true about prediabetes in the United States?
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Please choose the person below with the greatest risk of prediabetes?
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What is true regarding older adults and prediabetes?
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What best describes the elements of the CDC Diabetes Prevention Program?
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A patient has prediabetes and asks you if he can prevent getting diabetes if he loses weight and gets active. What is the most accurate response?
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