Chapter 21. Diabetes Mellitus Medication Therapy Management Data Set
Which of the following is consistent with a diagnosis of diabetes?
b. Fasting plasma glucose of 137 mg/dL
c. 2-hour plasma glucose of 186 mg/dL
d. Random blood glucose of 179 mg/dL with polydipsia
According to the ADA, which of the following lab values would indicate a need for adjustment of pharmacotherapy in a patient with diabetes mellitus?
a. Fasting glucose of 127 mg/dL
b. Postprandial glucose of 167 mg/dL
c. LDL cholesterol of 130 mg/dL
d. HDL cholesterol of 55 mg/dL
MB is a frail 81-year-old white male with a history of type 2 diabetes, hypertension, chronic kidney disease, and mild Alzheimer's dementia. Which of the following is the most appropriate A1c goal for this patient?
Which of the following best describes how you would explain the mechanism of metformin to a patient using living room language?
a. A hypoglycemic medication that works by decreasing hepatic gluconeogenesis
b. A diabetes medicine that works by reducing the amount of sugar the liver makes
c. A diabetes medicine that works by reducing glucose synthesis and increasing peripheral insulin sensitivity
d. A diabetes medicine that does not cause hypoglycemia because it doesn't stimulate release of insulin
All of the following are appropriate for inclusion on the MAP of a patient with diabetes EXCEPT:
a. Check blood sugar 2 times a day (first thing in the morning and 2 hours after a meal) and write down values
b. Notify provider if I have 3 sugar readings over 250 mg/dL or any 1 reading over 300 mg/dL.
c. If I have low blood sugar (? 70 mg/dL), eat one-half a cup of ice cream, one-half of a candy bar, or drink one-half of a cup of fruit juice or soda