____7.Adam has type 1 diabetes and plays tennis for his university. He exhibits a knowledge deficit about his insulin and his diagnosis. He should be taught that: 1.He should increase his carbohydrate intake during times of exercise.2.Each brand of insulin is equal in bioavailability, so buy the least expensive.3.Alcohol produces hypoglycemia and can help control his diabetes when taken in small amounts.4.If he does not want to learn to give himself injections, he may substitute an oral hypoglycemic to control his diabetes. ____8.Insulin preparations are divided into categories based on onset, duration, and intensity of action following subcutaneous injection. Which of the following insulin preparations has the shortest onset and duration of action? ____9.The drug of choice for type 2 diabetics is metformin. Metformin: ____10.Before prescribing metformin, the provider should:
____11.Sulfonylureas may be added to a treatment regimen for type 2 diabetics when lifestyle modifications and metformin are insufficient to achieve target glucose levels. Sulfonylureas have been moved to Step 2 therapy because they: 1.Increase endogenous insulin secretion2.Have a significant risk for hypoglycemia3.Address the insulin resistance found in type 2 diabetics4.Improve insulin binding to receptors ____12.Dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitors (gliptins) act on the incretin system to improve glycemic control. Advantages of these drugs include: ____13.Control targets for patients with diabetes include: ____14.Establishing glycemic targets is the first step in treatment of both types of diabetes. For type 1 diabetes:
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