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Eye Care for People with Diabetes

Quiz for CE Credit

This quiz consists of multiple choice questions with one correct answer.
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1. An annual retinal examination (i.e., a dilated fundus examination by an eye care professional or retinal imaging with interpretation by a qualified, experienced reader) to detect retinopathy in people with diabetes is an IHS Standard of Care. True or False?


2. The early stage of diabetic retinopathy is characterized by:




3. Data from the 2015 Indian Health Service Diabetes Care and Outcomes Audit and GPRA shows that:




4. Diabetic retinopathy is the leading cause of new blindness in the USA. True or False?


5. Blindness due to diabetes can be eliminated by timely diagnosis and treatment. True or False?


6. According to the UKPDS DM II intensive control of blood glucose (A1C 7%) and tight control of blood pressure (< 130/85) reduced the risk and progression of microvascular complications in patients with type 2 diabetes. True or False?


7. A Best Practice strategy for preventing vision loss due to diabetes should include:




8. A person with diabetes can have 20/20 vision and have diabetic retinopathy. True or False?


9. The Indian Health Service-Joslin Vision Network (JVN) Teleophthalmology Program in American Indian and Alaska Native health facilities reaches the most patients when the equipment and staff are placed in the Eye Clinic, optometrists’ or ophthalmologists’ offices. True or False?


10. In the FIELD Study, fenofibrate (200 mg/day) use in patients with diabetes was found to: