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Interactive Case Simulations in Metabolic Management

  1. At what interval does the American Diabetes Association recommend screening for obesity?
    Every 2 years
    Every year
    Every 6 months
    Every year for patients with risk factors
  2. Janine, age 37, is experiencing progressive weight gain and currently has a body mass index (BMI) of 32 kg/m2.
    Which of the following tests/screenings would not necessarily be recommended for Janine?
    White blood count
    Fasting glucose and glycated hemoglobin (A1C)
    Fasting lipid panel
  3. In male patients with a BMI > 35 kg/m2, what is the waist circumference threshold indicating increased risk for developing long-term, weight-related complications?
    94 cm
    116 cm
    88 cm
    102 cm
  4. For which of the following patients would bariatric surgery likely not be an appropriate treatment option?
    A woman with a BMI of 33 kg/m2
    A man with diabetes and a BMI of 36 kg/m2
    A woman with a BMI of 41 kg/m2 and hypertension
    All of these patients may benefit from bariatric surgery
  5. Liraglutide, semaglutide, and tirzepatide are contraindicated in patients with which of the following conditions?
    Renal problems or a family history of kidney disease
    Hepatic disorders
    A personal or family history of medullary thyroid carcinoma (MTC)
    Gastrointestinal disorders
  6. The SURMOUNT-1 trial indicated what mean percentage body weight change in patients taking 15 mg of tirzepatide weekly?
    About −6%
    About −11%
    About −16%
    About −21%
    About −26%