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Team Approaches for Diabetes Challenges

Quiz for CE Credit

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1. Diabetes care delivered at Gallup Indian Medical Center was described as a team approach with multiple clinicians and educators working inpatient, outpatient, and in home and community settings.

2. In the first case study presentation, Ms. D is a 32 year old woman with a history of metabolic syndrome, prediabetes, and at 28 and 32 weeks gestation, was asked to take a glucose tolerance test. What were Ms. D’s concerns expressed to the physician about why she did not want to take the glucose tolerance test?

3. What strategies or steps did the physician take in overcoming Ms. D’s concerns in taking the glucose tolerance test?

4. For the second case presentation, the physician early in her tenure at GIMC asked the patient to show her how she was self-administering insulin. The patient demonstrated by unwrapping the empty syringes and putting the empty needle under her skin, then getting rid of the needle, without using the insulin vial. Which of the following resource(s) was available to the physician to teach the patient how to self-administer insulin?

5. The physician/presenter noted the importance of assessing the challenges/barriers her patients were dealing with. The challenges included which of the following:

6. The presenter recommended asking patients questions and really listening to their answers to be able to resolve challenges and to individualize diabetes care and education.