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Hyperglycemia: Quiz


Question 1: Recurrent ________ such as vaginal yeast infections, groin rash, or external ear infections (swimmer's ear)

Question 2: [2] The acute administration of stimulants such as ________ typically produces hyperglycemia; chronic use, however, produces hypoglycemia.

Question 3: Hyperglycemia information - from the ________
Washington, D.C.African AmericanUnited StatesAmerican Diabetes Association

Question 4: In ________ adults, blood plasma glucose should not exceed 126 mg/dl or 7 mmol/l.
FastingEasterLiturgical yearJesus

Question 5: Chronic hyperglycemia can be measured via the ________ test.
Glucose tolerance testGlycated hemoglobinHemoglobinFructosamine

Question 6: Hyperglycemia, hyperglycaemia, or high blood sugar is a condition in which an excessive amount of ________ circulates in the blood plasma.

Question 7: Sustained higher levels of ________ cause damage to the blood vessels and to the organs they supply, leading to the complications of diabetes.
Blood sugarGlycated hemoglobinReference ranges for blood testsBlood plasma

Question 8: ________, surgery and many forms of severe stress can temporarily increase glucose levels.
Physical traumaCertified first responderShock (circulatory)Emergency medical services

Question 9: A subject with a consistent range above 126 mg/dl or 7 mmol/l is generally held to have hyperglycemia, whereas a consistent range below 70 mg/dl or 4 mmol/l is considered ________.
EpinephrineDiabetes mellitusHypoglycemiaICD-10 Chapter IV: Endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases

Question 10: A high proportion of patients suffering an acute stress such as stroke or ________ may develop hyperglycemia, even in the absence of a diagnosis of diabetes.
Ischaemic heart diseaseCoronary artery diseaseHeart failureMyocardial infarction

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