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Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2

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  • You must score 70% or better to pass this test.
  • Select one answer for each question.
  • Review your selections before submitting the test for grading.
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1. Insulin-sensitive diabetes is a disease that:

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2. Type 1 diabetes is distinguished from type 2 diabetes in that:

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3. Which child is at the greatest risk for developing type 2 diabetes?

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4. People with type 2 diabetes are more likely to experience high medical costs related to stroke, kidney failure, and:

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5. Insulin reduces a patient’s blood glucose level by:

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6. By altering the way energy is used in the body, the ketogenic diet enables the patient to:

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7. Insulin resistance can be caused by:

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8. In assessing a male patient, the nurse considers which finding to be a possible indicator of metabolic syndrome?

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9. Metabolic syndrome is a cluster of problems including impaired fasting glucose, dyslipidemia, and:

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10. A female patient with a blood pressure of 120/76 mmHg, HDL cholesterol level of 50 mg/dl, and A1C level of 6.8%, delivers a baby who weighs 8 pounds. Which measurement or characteristic is considered to be a risk factor for the patient to develop type 2 diabetes?

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11. People age 29 and older who should be screened for prediabetes include:

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12. A formal diagnosis of type 2 diabetes is based on persistent:

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13. A fasting plasma glucose level is considered to be a diagnosis of prediabetes if it measures between:

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14. The A1C test measures the:

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15. Which blood tests are helpful in monitoring the kidney function of a patient who has had uncontrolled type 2 diabetes for 10 years?

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16. The first step in treating type 2 diabetes is usually:

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17. The treatment program for a patient with diabetes is best developed by the:

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18. Among lifestyle changes, the most effective way to reduce insulin resistance in a person with type 2 diabetes includes:

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19. A recommendation in helping the patient with diabetes plan meals is to:

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20. Which is a true statement about sulfonylureas?

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21. The classic insulin sensitizer medication is:

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22. Over the years, the function of pancreatic beta cells in a patient with type 2 diabetes:

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23. Which type of insulin can last up to 24 hours in duration?

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24. When teaching patients with type 2 diabetes who have questions about herbal supplements, clinicians should explain that:

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25. What is the name of a bariatric surgery that involves creating a small pouch at the top of the stomach and attaching a narrow portion of the small intestine directly to the pouch?

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26. When learning how to self-monitor blood glucose levels, patients with type 2 diabetes are instructed to:

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27. Treatment for patients with type 2 diabetes who experience hypoglycemia:

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28. Patients with type 2 diabetes best control hyperglycemia episodes by:

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29. A good source of protein for persons with type 2 diabetes is:

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30. Treatment for both diabetic ketoacidosis and hyperosmolar hyperglycemic state requires:

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31. Glycosylation is the process that occurs when glucose molecules:

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32. The most common long-term complication of diabetes involves:

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33. Eighty percent of patients with type 2 diabetes die from:

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34. Hypertension in patients with type 2 diabetes:

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35. In patients with type 2 diabetes, diabetic nephropathy:

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36. Patients with type 2 diabetes and evidence of kidney damage function best on diets:

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37. Diabetic retinopathy is a complication best described as:

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38. Diabetic neuropathy symptoms include:

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39. Distal symmetrical polyneuropathy (DSPN) eventually results in:

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40. Diabetic autonomic neuropathy can involve damage to the:

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41. Foot wounds in patients with type 2 diabetes are:

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42. When the foot of a patient with diabetes becomes pale, pulseless, and painful:


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