PCMH Diabetes Post-Test

1. Please answer the following:
1. A patient with gestational diabetes will always be a diabetic even after pregnancy has ended.
2. Most primary care providers recommend that their patients only check their blood glucose levels once per day.
3. Insulin is classified by duration of action.
4. All diabetics require medication to control their blood sugar.
5. All members of the PCMH are responsible for developing and implementing the diabetic care plan for patients.
6. Any eating plan adopted by the diabetic patient needs to control for portion size and carbohydrate levels.
7. Blood glucose is said to be at goal if less than 8.0.
8. The thigh is the preferred area for insulin injections.
9. If the patient has family members with Type 2 diabetes they are at higher risk for developing it themselves.
10. Very dry mouth and fruity breath are symptoms of hypoglycemia.
2. Lantus insulin will generally have an effect on blood glucose
for what period of time?
3. Being on insulin and becoming confused could be a symptom of any of the following conditions except?
4. How many people with diabetes mellitus have Type 2?
5. Insulin is which of the following?
6. All of the following are potential long-term complications of uncontrolled diabetes except?
7. The patient needs to call UIM right away for a blood sugar level over what amount?
8. The most critical logging activity for the patient to do is which of the following?
9. Which of the following is a complex carbohydrate?
10. The mechanism of insulin is what?
11. Create a teach-back question that you might ask a patient with long-standing diagnosis of diabetes mellitus.
12. Are there any specific areas of diabetes care you would like covered in more detail?
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