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Chapter 5: Drugs for Diabetes Mellitus

Insulin is released from this type of pancreas cell after stimulation from a meal:

A. Alpha

B. Beta

C. Delta

D. Theta

Which of the following is not a cause of type 2 diabetes mellitus?

A. Insulin deficiency

B. Hypoglycemia

C. Glucose intolerance

D. Insulin resistance

Treatment for type 2 diabetes mellitus can include:

A. Diet and exercise

B. Oral hypoglycemic agents

C. Insulin

D. All of the above

E. Only 2 of the above

An individual with type 1 diabetes mellitus should follow these guidelines when exercising:

A. Eat carbohydrates during peak insulin levels.

B. Monitor glucose in the morning and evening only.

C. Refrain from contact sports.

D. Exercise only in the early morning when glucose is high.

If stored at room temperature, insulin has a shelf-life of:

A. 1 year

B. 90 days

C. 1 week

D. 30 days

Which of the following is the recommended insulin injection site when exercising?

A. Arms

B. Thigh

C. Abdomen

D. Buttock

This type of insulin is usually injected 3–4 times a day to control for postmeal glucose elevations:


B. Lantus

C. Lente

D. Humalog

Which of the following is not a sign and symptom of ketoacidosis?

A. Hypoglycemia

B. Hyperglycemia


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