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Unformatted text preview: oping diabetes determining C. Most patients have complete destruction of the beta C. cells, with no residual function at the time of diagnosis. cells, D. The presence of antibodies against islet cells and insulin D. can be predictive of the risk of developing diabetes. can Answer Answer • D. The presence of antibodies against D. islet cells and insulin can be predictive of the risk of developing diabetes. the Question Question Which of the following statements regarding insulin Which therapy is true? therapy A. Inhaled insulin is not effective in children. B. Insulin pump therapy should be reserved for B. noncompliant adolescent patients. noncompliant C. Insulin therapy should be discontinued temporarily C. during the “honeymoon” period. during D. Rapid-acting insulin is beneficial because it decreases D. glycosylated hemoglobin levels over time. glycosylated E. Use of rapid-acting insulin can decrease postprandial E. hyperglycemia and night-time hypoglycemia. hyperglycemia Answer Answer • E. Use of rapid-acting insulin can E. decrease postprandial hyperglycemia and night-time hypoglycemia. night-time Question Question • You are seeing a 9 y/o boy who was You diagnosed with type 1 diabetes 2 years ago. He currently receives 2 daily injections of short- and intermediateinjections acting insulin. As part of your acting 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. unwilling Question Question 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 B. insulin. insulin. C. Increase the morning dose of short-acting insulin. D. Obtain a hemoglobin A1c level, and if it is normal, D. continue the current insulin regimen. continue E. Split the evening dose to administer intermediateacting insulin at bedtime. Answer Answer • E. Split the evening dose to administer E. intermediate-acting insulin at bedtime. intermediate-acting SSG Mark Thompson SSG Deployed to Iraq with Type 1 Diabetes Resources Resources • www.childrenwithdiabetes.com • Clinical Practice Recommendations: Clinical January Diabetes Care, ADA website January • 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.

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