Pathophysiology Study Set 1

Medicine

Quiz 16 :
Endocrine System Disorders

Quiz 16 :
Endocrine System Disorders

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What kind of control mechanism is indicated when increased blood glucose levels stimulate increased secretion of insulin?
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C

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What is the most common cause of endocrine disorders?
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D

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Choose the statement that applies to type 1 diabetes mellitus.
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A

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Why does polyuria develop with diabetes mellitus?
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What is the cause of diabetic ketoacidosis?
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What is a precipitating factor for diabetic ketoacidosis?
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Which of the following may cause insulin shock to develop?
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Which of the following indicates hypoglycemia in a diabetic?
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Which of the following are signs of diabetic ketoacidosis in an unconscious person?
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Immediate treatment for insulin shock may include:
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What causes loss of consciousness in a person with diabetic ketoacidosis?
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Which of the following does NOT usually develop as a complication of diabetes?
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How do many oral hypoglycemic drugs act?
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Diabetes may cause visual impairment through damage to the lens; this is referred to as:
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Which of the following applies to diabetic macro-angiography? 1) It affects the small arteries and arterioles. 2) It is related to elevated serum lipids. 3) It leads to increased risk of myocardial infarction and peripheral vascular disease. 4) It frequently causes damage to the kidneys.
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Why is amputation frequently a necessity in diabetics?
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A type of diabetes that may develop during pregnancy and disappear after delivery is called:
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Which one of the following develops hypoglycemia more frequently?
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Which of the following hormonal imbalances causes Addison's disease?
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Which of the following hormonal imbalances causes myxedema?
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