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C. Most patients have complete destruction of the beta
cells, with no residual function at the time of diagnosis.
D. The presence of antibodies against islet cells and insulin
can be predictive of the risk of developing diabetes.
• D. The presence of antibodies against
islet cells and insulin can be predictive of
the risk of developing diabetes.
Which of the following statements regarding insulin
therapy is true?
A. Inhaled insulin is not effective in children.
B. Insulin pump therapy should be reserved for
noncompliant adolescent patients.
C. Insulin therapy should be discontinued temporarily
during the “honeymoon” period.
D. Rapid-acting insulin is beneficial because it decreases
glycosylated hemoglobin levels over time.
E. Use of rapid-acting insulin can decrease postprandial
hyperglycemia and night-time hypoglycemia.
• E. Use of rapid-acting insulin can
decrease postprandial hyperglycemia and
• You are seeing a 9 y/o boy who was
diagnosed with type 1 diabetes 2 years
ago. He currently receives 2 daily
injections of short- and intermediateinjections
acting insulin. As part of your
evaluation, you ask to see his blood
glucose diary. You note that most of his
readings over the last month have been
around 200 mg/dL. His mother is
unwilling to try a pump at this point.
Which of the following management options is best?
A. Increase the evening dose of short-acting insulin.
B. Increase the morning dose of intermediate-acting
C. Increase the morning dose of short-acting insulin.
D. Obtain a hemoglobin A1c level, and if it is normal,
continue the current insulin regimen.
E. Split the evening dose to administer intermediateacting insulin at bedtime. Answer
• E. Split the evening dose to administer
intermediate-acting insulin at bedtime.
intermediate-acting SSG Mark Thompson
SSG Deployed to Iraq with Type 1 Diabetes Resources
• Clinical Practice Recommendations:
January Diabetes Care, ADA website
• American Diabetes Association
• Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation...
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This note was uploaded on 12/24/2011 for the course STEP 1 taught by Professor Dr.aslam during the Fall '11 term at Montgomery College.
- Fall '11