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CVD Risk Assessment in Patients with Diabetes

Quiz for CE Credit

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1. One CVD risk assessment is the ASCVD algorithm published in 2013 ACC/AHA Guideline on the Assessment of Cardiovascular Risk.

2. Which of the following CVD risk scoring systems is age and risk specific for the Native American population?

3. METS stands for Metabolic Equivalent and is a term used to represent the intensity of exercise and functional capacity.

4. Preoperative coronary angiography is recommended for individuals with diabetes before surgery as a first choice test.

5. In Case Study #5, the patient presents with a history of diabetes of 5 years, blood pressure of 176/82, pulse of 89, slight systolic murmur, mild edema bilaterally, hemoglobin A1C of 14%, creatinine of 1.6, and triglycerides of 390. Dr. Wilson’s recommended treatment at the initial visit is: