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Diabetes, Arthritis, and Genetic-Related Disorders Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. A young patient who has recently been diagnosed with type 1 diabetes might present with which of these?

Question 2 2. Gina notices that whenever she gets up from sitting after a period of time she experiences stiffness in her knee, that is accompanied with a grinding sensation and noise. This is known as _____.

Question 3 3. A genetic disorder that affects a single gene is categorized as a:

Question 4 4. Why is there an insulin deficiency in people affected by type 1 diabetes?

Question 5 5. _____ is a neurodegenerative condition affecting children, causing paralysis and death by the age of 4 and 5.

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Question 6 6. Why is anaemia a symptom of sickle-cell disease?

Question 7 7. Which of these explains the presence of polyphagia in type 1 diabetes?

Question 8 8. Which of the following is NOT a symptom of type 1 diabetes?

Question 9 9. Bob's rheumatologist is testing him for suspected Rheumatoid arthritis. Which of the following tests would expect him to run?

Question 10 10. Rheumatoid arthritis will cause the degeneration of cartilage in the long term just like osteoarthritis, but in the beginning, RA MAINLY affects the:

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Question 11 11. You've been asked to deliver a presentation on rheumatoid arthritis for a local group of nurses. Which of the following is a TRUE fact about the disease that you will be able to share with your audience?

Question 12 12. How do physicians diagnose osteoarthritis?

Question 13 13.

A genetic disorder X can be inherited, predisposed to, or developed with initially healthy genes due to things like sunlight exposure, smoking, or viruses.

Identify X.

Question 14 14. A group of genetic disorders that combine improper genetic variations in code with environmental factors to produce disease are known as:

Question 15 15. An obese patient comes into a clinic presenting with blurred vision, a fasting blood glucose level of 110 mg/dL, and some fatigue. Based on these symptoms alone, what would you tell her?

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Question 16 16. How does osteoarthritis occur?

Question 17 17. Which of these is NOT a risk factor for developing type 1 diabetes?

Question 18 18. Which of the following is NOT a risk factor for type 2 diabetes?

Question 19 19. Which of the following is NOT true regarding osteoarthritis?

Question 20 20. If there is more than one copy of a chromosome, this is most likely a:

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Question 21 21. Genetic disorders that are caused by structural changes to a chromosome or excesses or deficiencies of entire genes located on chromosomes are called:

Question 22 22. Upon a full examination of a new patient, Dr. Crane suspects Rheumatoid Arthritis more likely than Osteoarthritis. Which of the following consideration would MOST strongly lead to this conclusion?

Question 23 23. Renee has recently been diagnosed with the beginning stages of osteoarthritis. Which of the following is her best course of treatment?

Question 24 24. If diet plays a key role in the development of a disorder with a genetic component, then this is most likely a:

Question 25 25. Rheumatoid Factor is:

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Question 26 26. Which of these correctly describes and explains a symptom of type 2 diabetes?

Question 27 27. Chronic hyperglycemia directly contributes to all of the following problems EXCEPT:

Question 28 28. What does an elevated glycosylated hemoglobin value indicate?

Question 29 29. Which one of these is a blood disorder that results in abnormally shaped red blood cells?

Question 30 30. How are genes affected in Down Syndrome?

Diabetes, Arthritis, and Genetic-Related Disorders Chapter Exam Instructions

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