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Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Division of Diabetes Treatment and Prevention - Leading the effort to treat and prevent diabetes in American Indians and Alaska Natives


Self-Monitoring of Blood Glucose

Quiz for CE Credit

This quiz consists of multiple choice questions with one correct answer.
Please select one answer for each question, then click the Submit Answers button at the end of the quiz.
1. Blood glucose monitors can be used for a definitive diagnosis of diabetes and prediabetes.


2. Which of the following factors can impact the accuracy of readings for a blood glucose monitor:







3. The DPPP and the UKPDS studies documented that self-monitoring of blood glucose (SMBG) is effective in treating people with type 1 diabetes and people with type 2 diabetes who use insulin.


4. Studies have shown that intensive use of SMBG in treating people with type 2 diabetes is clearly effective in:





5. Since meters are often low cost or free of charge, SMBG is always an affordable tool for helping people with diabetes who do not use insulin manage their blood sugars.


6. According to the International Diabetes Federation, SMBG for people with diabetes who do not use insulin is likely to be effective only when the results are reviewed and acted upon by health care provider(s), willing to work with the patient and have agreed upon treatment goals.


7. According to the IHS Standards of Care for Diabetes, SMBG should be used for all people with diabetes regardless of their treatment regimen.


8. Tips for helping people use SMBG and be effective in managing their diabetes include:







9. SMBG before and after selected meals helps individuals with diabetes understand the effects of their treatment on blood glucose concentrations and assists clinicians in identifying post-prandial hyperglycemia, guides therapeutic adjustments and provides more timely feedback regarding medication changes.


10. There are several situations in which short-term focused SMBG may be helpful to people with non-insulin treated type 2 diabetes. These include times when individuals:






11. From the case study, and in the sample protocols for SMBG, the term “event/events” refers to:




12. From the case study, Ms. A is a 31-year-old female with history of gestational diabetes. She is diagnosed at today’s visit with a hemoglobin A1C of 7.6%. You have a discussion with Ms. A centered around diet and exercise therapy for management of type 2 diabetes. What would you recommend regarding SMBG for the initiation of type 2 diabetes management in the “Start Phase”?





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