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Can you name the answers to the questions relating to the treatment of diabetes?

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What drug (other than metformin) can TZDs be found in combination with?
Which side effect of Actos would be of particular concern in a 75 year old female patient?
Name a medication that would exert its mechanism of action if you were to eat a complex carbohydrate such as a pretzel.
Name a common adverse effect associated with the use of meglitinides.
Name a medication that suppresses post-prandial glucagon secretion, increases satiety, and is a synthetic analog of a hormone that is co-secreted with insulin.
Which enzyme is responsible for breaking down glucagon-like peptide 1?
Which sulfonylurea is associated with the greatest risk of hypoglycemia in patients with renal impairment?
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Name a medication that directly reduces insulin resistance by activation of PPAR-gamma.
What is the recommended non-pharmacological therapy for decreasing insulin resistance in patients with type 2 DM?
Name a drug that was derived from a protein (exendin-4) found in Gila monster venom.
Which classes of medications would be less effective in patients with higher levels of free fatty acids in their body?
Name a medication that would be contraindicated in a patient with Crohn's disease.
What is the serum creatinine cutoff for treatment with a drug like Precose?
How many minutes of physical activity is recommended to reduce the risk of developing type 2 DM per ADA recommendation?
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Which medication lowers fasting blood glucose by decreasing glucose release from the liver?
What adverse effect would be concerning in a patient being treated with Byetta, with a triglyceride level of 600?
What medication is associated with the development and worsening of CHF?
Name an oral medication that would affect the breakdown of GLP-1.
Name a medication that increases insulin secretion by binding to sulfonylurea receptors on the pancreas.
What adverse effect can result if metformin is not adequately cleared by the kidneys?

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