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Increasing disease rate of diabetes is greatest among ages __________
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True or false: glucose is the only energy source for the brainTrueThe body attempts to compensate hyperglycemia by ________________, or "Kussmaul's respirations"HyperventilationTrue or false: diabetic patients who behave bizarrely or lose consciousness should be managed as if they are hypoglycemic until proven otherwiseTrue________________ is the end stage of hypothyroidismMyxedema comaHow should you treat hypothyroidism?Exogenous drugs (synthroid)Pseudomyotonic reflex, menorrhagia, dry/scaly skin, hoarse voice, bradycardia, hypothermia, puffy eyelids, and thick tongue may all be symptoms of:HypothyroidismThere is a concern of increased ____________________ in hypothroidism when providing dental therapy? (Under dental therapy considerations idfk)Cardiovascular diseaseA dental therapy consideration of hypothyroidism is caution when prescribing ___________________ drugsCNS depressantWhat is the most common cause of hyperthyroidism?Graves diseaseFever, tachycardia, wide pulse pressure, tremor, warm/moist skin, exophthalmos, staring, intolerance to heat, nervousness, weakness, weight loss, may all be symptoms/signs of:HyperthyroidismWhat are 3 treatment options for hyperthyroidism?Medical, subtotal thyroidectomy, radioactive iodine ablation_______________ is the proposed medical treatment for hyperthyroidismPropylthiouracilWhat are 3 possible dental therapy considerations related to hyperthyroidism?Postpone treatment, caution with vasoconstrictors, ineffective sedationHypothyroid and hyperthyroid patients who have been treated and are currently euthyroid are ASA _____ with minimum riskII_______ is focal neurological disorder caused by destruction of brain substance as a result of intracerebral hemorrhage, thrombosis, embolism, or vascular insufficiencyCVAWhat is the 3rd leading cause of death in the US?CVA87% of CVAs are classified as:Cerebral infarction80% of cerebral infarction CVAs are classified as:Thrombosis13% of CVAs are classified as:Hemorrhage7% of of cerebral infarction CVAs are classified as:EmbolismThe narrowing of vessel lumen causing decreased blood flow is known as:AtherosclerosisWhat are the 2 major sources of intracranial hemorrhage?Arterial aneurysms and hypertensive vascular diseaseTrue or false: you should no have any elective dental care within 6 months of CVATrueWhat 3 things are included in the Cincinnati stroke scale?Facial droop, arm drift, speech