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Chapter 24: Pancreatic Hormones and Antidiabetic Drugs

Which of the following does not decrease insulin resistance?

a. Exercise

b. Insulin secretagogues

c. Pioglitazone

d. Rosiglitazone

Which of the following drugs is considered first-line therapy for type 2 diabetes?

a. Glyburide

b. Insulin

c. Metformin

d. Pioglitazone

Which of the following drugs increases the risk of hypoglycemia?

a. Glucagon

b. Glyburide

c. Metformin

d. Pioglitazone

Which of the following drugs, or drug classes, does not have weight gain as an adverse effect?

a. Metformin

b. Insulin

c. Insulin secretagogues

d. Thiazolidinediones

Which of the following formulations of insulin would most likely be given to control the postprandial rise in blood glucose level?

a. Insulin detemir

b. Insulin glargine

c. Insulin lispro

d. NPH insulin

Which of the following drugs is not used in the treatment of type 1 diabetes?

a. Insulin lispro

b. Inhaled insulin

c. Glyburide

d. Pramlintide

Which of the following drugs, or class of drugs, for type 2 diabetes must be injected subcutaneously?

a. Insulin secretagogues

b. Metformin

c. Sodium-glucose transporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitors

d. Pramlintide

Which of the following drugs, or drug classes, has as an adverse effect of vitamin B12 deficiency that may lead to peripheral neuropathy and be misdiagnosed as diabetic neuropathy?

a. GLP-1 receptors agonists

b. Insulin

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