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This activity contains 15 questions.

Question 1.
Which of the following persons would most likely be diagnosed with diabetes mellitus? A 44-year-old:

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Question 2.
Which of the following factors are risks for the development of diabetes mellitus? (Select all that apply.)

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Question 3.
Which laboratory test should a nurse anticipate a physician would order when an older person is identified as high-risk for diabetes mellitus? (Select all that apply.)

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Question 4.
Of which of the following symptoms might an older woman with diabetes mellitus complain?

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Question 5.
When an older adult is admitted to the hospital with a diagnosis of diabetes mellitus and complaints of rapid-onset weight loss, elevated blood glucose levels, and polyphagia, the gerontology nurse should anticipate which of the following secondary medical diagnoses?

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Question 6.
The principal goals of therapy for older patients who have poor glycemic control are:

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Question 7.
Which of the following is accurate pertaining to physical exercise and type 1 diabetes mellitus?

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Question 8.
A diabetic patient experiencing a reaction of alternating periods of nocturnal hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia might be manifesting which of the following?

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Question 9.
The primary purpose for sulfonylureas, such as long-acting glyburide (Micronase), is to:

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Question 10.
One of the benefits of Glargine (Lantus) insulin is its ability to:

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Question 11.
A frail elderly patient with a diagnosis of type 2 diabetes mellitus has been ill with pneumonia. The client's intake has been very poor, and she is admitted to the hospital for observation and management as needed. What is the most likely problem with this patient?

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Question 12.
Which of the following diagnostic studies is done to determine the size and composition of the thyroid gland?

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Question 13.
Which of the following is a drug of choice for hyperthyroidism (Graves' disease)?

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Question 14.
The nurse is caring for a patient with a diagnosis of hypothyroidism. Which nursing diagnosis should the nurse most seriously consider when analyzing the needs of the patient?

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Question 15.
Which of the following medications are most likely to cause hypothyroidism? (Select all that apply.)

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