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Insulin Management

Quiz for CE Credit

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1. Inadequate basal and prandial insulin production results in fasting and prandial hyperglycemia.

2. Beta cells synthesize and secrete insulin in response to glucose and GLP-1 activation.

3. Afrezza is an inhaled regular insulin that has an absorption profile that best matches glucose response post-prandial.

4. The following are all considered basal insulin (long-acting):

5. Patients with type 2 diabetes can utilize lifestyle intervention, oral/injectable medications and/or insulin to help manage their diabetes.

6. An initial prescription for insulin dosing aims to meet 50% of basal needs with long-acting insulin and 50% of prandial needs with short acting insulin provided at meals.

7. The insulin sensitivity factor is how much 1 unit of insulin is able to lower the blood glucose level.

8. Side effects of insulin therapy include:

9. Continuous glucose monitoring uses time in range (TIR) as an adjunct or alternative to A1C testing to determine average blood sugar control.