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4 Written questions

3 Multiple choice questions

  1. - FPG below 110 mg/dL
    - 2h PG below 140 mg/dL
    Borderline type includes those who are neither diabetic nor normal types, e.g. IFG or IGT.
  2. Plasma glucose levels measured every 30mins for up to 3hrs. In diabetic, glucose levels start high and rise higher than in a normal patient. Levels also remain higher for a longer period of time.

  3. -Impaired Glucose Tolerance (IGT). Glucose level rises higher than 140 but is less than 200.
    -Impaired Fasting Glucose (IFG).
    -DM

3 True/False questions

  1. Screening for Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM)No fasting required. 50g glucose load. Between 24-28 weeks gestation. If FPG >125mg/dL then GDM confirmed. If Peak plasma or 2hr glucose value >200mg/dL then GDM confirmed.

          

  2. What are the 3 criteria that lead to a diagnosis of diabetes?Performed in place of OGTT (Oral Glucose Tolerance Test). For patients w/ poor absorption of orally administered glucose. [May have a glucose transporter problem in GI tract].

          

  3. Intravenous Glucose Tolerance Test2hrs after 75g glucose load. Correlates to values between 140 and 199mg/dL. Value of less than 140mg/dL are considered normal.

          

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