Which Test is Needed? | QoW Rationale

Our September 15th Question of the Week quizzed test takers on figuring out which lab test was most needed based on the case history.

Before we start though, if you don’t want any spoilers and haven’t tried the question yet, you can answer below: Answer Question

Question: A 42-year-old woman arrives with an A1c of 10.3%, BMI of 32 and states she is ready to take better care of her type 1 diabetes. She uses a Freestyle Libre Sensor and takes 3-4 injections of insulin a day. Both her parents have type 2 diabetes and she says her diabetes was diagnosed after her third pregnancy. During this pregnancy, she had gestational diabetes and after delivery, her blood sugars never improved. Given this history, which of the following lab tests would clarify the best diabetes treatment plan?

Answer Choices:

  1. A1c and OGTT.
  2. Transglutaminase.
  3. TSH and T4.
  4. ICA, IAA, GAD.

As shown above, the most common choice was option 4, the second most common answer was option 2, then option 3, and finally option 1.

Getting to the Best Answer

If you are thinking about taking the certification exam, this practice test question will set you up for success. Test writers anticipate possible answers based on the details in the question. Many of the test questions are presented as clinical vignettes. Your job is to weed through the particulars, pluck out the most important elements and choose the BEST answer based on the evidence.

Answer 1 is incorrect. 11% of you chose this answer, “A1c and OGTT”. Based on her history, presentation, and A1c of 10.3%, she clearly has established diabetes. So there is no need to verify diagnosis by rechecking her A1c or administering an OGTT.

Answer 2 is incorrect. 9% of you chose this answer, “Transglutaminase”. This blood test is indicated to evaluate if someone has celiac disease. It is true that people with type 1 are at high risks for autoimmune conditions like celiac disease. However, we can only use the information contained in the case study to determine the best answer. Since she is not complaining of any GI issues or exhibiting any symptoms of celiac disease, this is not the best answer.

Answer 3 is incorrect. About 8% of you chose this, “TSH and T4”. These test are used to evaluate the health of the thyroid. It is true that people with type 1 are at high risks for autoimmune conditions like thyroid disease. However, we can only use the information contained in the case study to determine the best answer. Since she is not complaining of or exhibiting any symptoms of thyroid disease in this situation, this is not the best answer.

Finally, Answer 4 is correct. 72% chose this answer, ICA, IAA, GAD”. In chosing this correct answer, we consider her BMI of 32, plus the fact that both her parents have type 2 diabetes and she had gestational diabetes. Plus after delivery, her blood sugars never improved. We are wondering if she might actually have type 2 diabetes? Given her genetic history and weight, we are certainly observing that she is exhibiting signs insulin resistance, and might benefit from the addition of medications (GLP-1 RA, SGLT-2, metformin) approved for people with type 2 diabetes.

To verify that she has type 1 diabetes, we look at lab results to check if there is an autoimmune attack on her pancreas and insulin. If one or more of these tests come back positive, it indicates an autoimmune condition.

ICA – Islet Cell Autoantibodies
IAA – Insulin Autoantibodies
GAD – Glutamic Acid Decarboxylase

We hope you appreciate this week’s rationale! Thank you so much for taking the time to answer our Question of the Week and participate in this fun learning activity!


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Question of the Week | Fixing the Lows, Sept 22, 2020

AR is a 39-year-old on an insulin pump and CGM. AR’s basal rates are:

  • 1.7 units from 10 pm to 6 am and
  • 1.6 units from 6 am to 10 pm.

AR’s insulin to carb ratio is 1:15 and the correction is 1:50 with a blood sugar target of 100-120.

When looking at AR’s report, they are bolusing for meals at 7 am, 12 pm, and 7 pm. AR is experiencing blood sugars of 60 -70 around 10 am and 3 pm every day.

Based on this data, what is the best recommendation?

  1. Adjust the 6 am to 10 pm basal rate.
  2. Encourage a 15 gm snack at 9:30 am and 2:30 pm.
  3. Make adjustments to the insulin to carb ratio.
  4. Recalculate the correction bolus ratio.

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Our Summer 2020 Boot Camp – Session 2 – Standards of Care webinar airs tomorrow September 23rd!

In each webinar, either Coach Beverly, Dr. Isaacs, or Ms. Armstrong, highlight the critical content of each topic area, so you can focus your study time most efficiently. They also launch multiple poll questions to help participants focus on key concepts and assess their knowledge while learning the best test-taking strategies. 

2020 Boot Camp Live Stream Webinar Schedule with Coach Beverly

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  1. Diabetes – Not Just Hyperglycemia | Recorded & Ready for Viewing.
  2. ADA Standards of Care | Sept 23
  3. Insulin Therapy – From Basal/Bolus to Pattern Management | Sept 30
  4. Insulin Intensive – Monitoring, Sick Days, Lower Extremities | Oct 7
  5. Meds for Type 2 | Oct 14
  6. Exercise and Preventing Microvascular Complications | Oct 21
  7. Coping & Behavior Change | Oct 28
  8. “The Big Finish” Test Taking Boot Camp | Nov 4

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The use of DES products does not guarantee the successful passage of the CDCES exam. CBDCE does not endorse any preparatory or review materials for the CDCES exam, except for those published by CBDCE.

Sept 8, 2020 | Rationale of the Week

Our September 8, 2020, Question of the week quizzed test takers on a complicated case study that asked what was the most important information to share with a person starting on a GLP-1 Receptor Agonist. Although 55% of respondents chose the correct answer, 45% did not. We thought that this was an important topic to discuss further, so we can pass on correct info to people living with diabetes.

Before we start though, if you don’t want any spoilers and haven’t tried the question yet, you can answer below: Answer Question

Question: AJ takes 85 units of basaglar at bedtime and 10 -12 units of glulisine (Apridra) at meals, plus metformin and empagliflozin at maximum dose. Fasting blood sugars are 130 or greater and the rest of the day, AJs blood sugars are in the 200s. AJ has a BMI of 32 and an A1c of 9.3%. The diabetes specialist recommends adding semaglutide (Ozempic) 0.5 mg to the regimen. What teaching information is most important given the addition of this new medication?

Answer Choices:

  1. Report any muscle pain immediately.
  2. Semaglutide needs to be injected before eating.
  3. Make sure to evaluate liver enzymes after 3 months.
  4. Signs of hypoglycemia and appropriate action.

As shown above, the most common choice was option 4, the second most common answer was option 2, then option 3, and finally option 1.

Getting to the Best Answer

If you are thinking about taking the certification exam, this vignette practice test question will set you up for success. Test writers anticipate possible answers based on the details in the question and common knowledge. They will wave those “juicy answers” right under your nose. Your job is to weed through the particulars, pluck out the most important elements, eliminate false answers and choose the BEST answer.

And you may want to Download our Medication PocketCards for detailed info on the available diabetes meds.

Answer 1 is incorrect. 17% chose this answer, “Report any muscle pain immediately”. This is a juicy answer.  It is true that statins, the medication class used to manage lipids in diabetes, can cause muscle pain.  But, the medication being added, semaglutide (Ozempic), is a GLP-1 Receptor Agonist, not a statin.  Its main side effects includes nausea and loss of appetite, but muscle pain is not a common side effect of GLP-1 Inhibitors. This answer is false.

Answer 2 is incorrect. 12% of you chose this answer, “Semaglutide needs to be injected before eating”. This is another juicy answer.  There are 2 forms of semaglutide.  One is Ozempic, it is a once a week injection. People taking this injectable version, do not need to inject on an empty stomach. However, the oral form of semaglutide (Rybelsus), does need to be taken on an empty stomach with only a sip of water (See our Medication PocketCard for more details).

Answer 3 is incorrect. About 17% of respondents chose this, “Make sure to evaluate liver enzymes after 3 months”. It is true that we monitor liver enzymes for people with diabetes if they are on statins or to help screen for fatty liver disease.  However, this GLP-1 Receptor Agonist has no indication to monitor liver enzymes after starting treatment.

Finally, Answer 4 is correct. 55% chose this answer, “Signs of hypoglycemia and appropriate action”. Yes, this is the BEST answer and it was a little tricky. Semaglutide (Ozempic), is a GLP-1 Inhibitor and does not cause hypoglycemia. However, this person is on a 85 units of basal insulin daily, plus 10 -12 units of bolus insulin at meals. With the additional glucose lowering impact of the GLP-1 Receptor Agonist, they are at risk of hypoglycemia from the insulin. Many people actually require a decrease in their insulin dose when adding on or increasing the dose of a GLP-1 RA.

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We hope you appreciate this week’s rationale! Thank you so much for taking the time to answer our Question of the Week and participate in this fun learning activity!


The next Summer 2020 Boot Camp session is September 23rd, 2020

In each webinar, either Coach Beverly, Dr. Isaacs, or Ms. Armstrong, highlight the critical content of each topic area, so you can focus your study time most efficiently. They also launch multiple poll questions to help participants focus on key concepts and assess their knowledge while learning the best test-taking strategies. 

2020 Boot Camp Live Stream Webinar Schedule with Coach Beverly

All courses air at 11:30 a.m. (PST)

  1. Diabetes – Not Just Hyperglycemia | Sept 16
  2. ADA Standards of Care | Sept 23
  3. Insulin Therapy – From Basal/Bolus to Pattern Management | Sept 30
  4. Insulin Intensive – Monitoring, Sick Days, Lower Extremities | Oct 7
  5. Meds for Type 2 | Oct 14
  6. Exercise and Preventing Microvascular Complications | Oct 21
  7. Coping & Behavior Change | Oct 28
  8. “The Big Finish” Test Taking Boot Camp | Nov 4

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The use of DES products does not guarantee the successful passage of the CDCES exam. CBDCE does not endorse any preparatory or review materials for the CDCES exam, except for those published by CBDCE.

Question of the Week | September 15, 2020

A 42-year-old woman arrives with an A1c of 10.3%, BMI of 32 and states she is ready to take better care of her type 1 diabetes. She uses a Freestyle Libre Sensor and takes 3-4 injections of insulin a day. Both her parents have type 2 diabetes and she says her diabetes was diagnosed after her third pregnancy. During this pregnancy, she had gestational diabetes and after delivery, her blood sugars never improved.

Given this history, which of the following lab tests would clarify the best diabetes treatment plan?

  1. A1c and OGTT
  2. Transglutaminase
  3. TSH and T4
  4. ICA, IAA, GAD

Click here to test your knowledge!


Our Summer 2020 Boot Camp begins tomorrow September 16th!

In each webinar, either Coach Beverly, Dr. Isaacs, or Ms. Armstrong, highlight the critical content of each topic area, so you can focus your study time most efficiently. They also launch multiple poll questions to help participants focus on key concepts and assess their knowledge while learning the best test-taking strategies. 

2020 Boot Camp Live Stream Webinar Schedule with Coach Beverly

All courses air at 11:30 a.m. (PST)

  1. Diabetes – Not Just Hyperglycemia | Sept 16
  2. ADA Standards of Care | Sept 23
  3. Insulin Therapy – From Basal/Bolus to Pattern Management | Sept 30
  4. Insulin Intensive – Monitoring, Sick Days, Lower Extremities | Oct 7
  5. Meds for Type 2 | Oct 14
  6. Exercise and Preventing Microvascular Complications | Oct 21
  7. Coping & Behavior Change | Oct 28
  8. “The Big Finish” Test Taking Boot Camp | Nov 4

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AccreditationDiabetes Education Services is an approved provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider 12640, and Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR), Provider DI002. Since these programs are approved by the CDR it satisfies the CE requirements for the CDCES regardless of your profession.*  

The use of DES products does not guarantee the successful passage of the CDCES exam. CBDCE does not endorse any preparatory or review materials for the CDCES exam, except for those published by CBDCE.

Rationale of the Week | BC-ADM vs. CDCES?

Our August 18th Question of the week quizzed test takers on the difference between a CDCES and BC-ADM. Although 54% of respondents chose the correct answer, 46% did not. We thought that this was an important topic to discuss further, so we can pass on correct info to people living with diabetes.

Before we start though, if you don’t want any spoilers and haven’t tried the question yet, you can answer below: Answer Question

Question: What best describes the difference between a Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist (CDCES) and a person Board Certified in Advanced Diabetes Management (BC-ADM)?

Answer Choices:

  1. BC-ADMs are responsible for increased complexity in decision making.
  2. A bachelor’s degree or higher is required to obtain a CDCES.
  3. The main difference is that BC-ADM’s prescribe medications based on the diagnosis.
  4. With an advanced degree, BC-ADM’s are qualified to set up an independent practice.

As shown above, the most common choice was option 1, the second most common answer was option 4, then option 3, and finally option 2.


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Getting to the Best Answer

If you are thinking about taking the certification exam, this practice test question will set you up for success. Test writers anticipate possible answers based on the details in the question. They will wave those “juicy answers” right under your nose. Your job is to weed through the particulars, pluck out the most important elements and choose the BEST answer. And remember, sometimes the simplest answer is the best answer.

Answer 1 is correct. 54% chose this answer. “BC-ADMs are responsible for increased complexity in decision making.”

According to the ADCES website:

“The BC-ADM skillfully manages complex patient needs and assists patients with therapeutic problem-solving. Within their discipline’s scope of -practice, healthcare professionals who hold the BC-ADM certification adjust medications, treat and monitor acute and chronic complications and other comorbidities, counsel patients on lifestyle modifications, address psychosocial issues, and participate in research and mentoring.”

Answer 2 is incorrect. 8% of you chose this answer. “A bachelor’s degree or higher is required to obtain a CDCES.”

Eligibility to take the exam is based on licensure, registration, or certification. According to the CDCES website, the following health care professionals meet the discipline requirement.

  • Clinical psychologist
  • Occupational therapist
  • Optometrist
  • Pharmacist
  • Physical therapist
  • Physician (M.D. or D.O.)
  • Podiatrist
  • Registered nurse (includes nurse practitioners and clinical nurse specialists)
  • Dietitian or dietitian nutritionist holding active registration with the Commission on Dietetic Registration
  • PA holding active registration with the NCCPA
  • Exercise physiologist holding active certification as an American College of Sports Medicine Certified Clinical Exercise Physiologist (ACSM-CEP®)
  • Health educator holding active certification as a Master Certified Health Education Specialist from the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing
  • Master’s degree in social work

Answer 3 is incorrect. About 19% of respondents chose this. “The main difference is that BC-ADM’s prescribe medications based on the diagnosis”.

The BC-ADM is a certification exam and it does not confer prescriptive authority. Only those with certain licenses can prescribe medications, and the regulations can vary from state to state. For example, I am a Registered Nurse with a Masters in Public Health. I also have my CDCES and BC-ADM. As a licensed RN, I do not have prescriptive authority. Certification does not change your scope of practice and can come from different organizations. Licensure comes from governmental authority.

Finally, Answer 4 is incorrect. 19% chose this answer. “With an advanced degree, BC-ADM’s are qualified to set up an independent practice.”

This is a juicy answer but is not correct. Let’s say I want to set up shop as a Registered Nurse with a Masters in Public Health. I also have my CDCES and BC-ADM. Even with my BC-ADM, I couldn’t bill for services, and under whose oversight would I see people with diabetes and make treatment recommendations?

Again, it’s not the BC-ADM that creates the opportunity to set up an independent practice. As a licensed RN, I can’t set up an independent practice and bill for my services in my state. Certification does not change your scope of practice and can come from different organizations. Each state’s licensure and scope of practice regulations come from a governmental authority. We must practice within the legal parameters of our scope of practice based on licensure.


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We hope you appreciate this week’s rationale! Thank you so much for taking the time to answer our Question of the Week and participate in this fun learning activity!


Studying for the CDCES or BC-ADM exams?
Our Summer 2020 Certification Boot Camp begins September 16th!

In each webinar, either Coach Beverly, Dr. Isaacs, or Ms. Armstrong, highlight the critical content of each topic area, so you can focus your study time most efficiently. They also launch multiple poll questions to help participants focus on key concepts and assess their knowledge while learning the best test-taking strategies. 

2020 Boot Camp Live Stream Webinar Schedule with Coach Beverly

All courses air at 11:30 a.m. (PST)

  1. Diabetes – Not Just Hyperglycemia | Sept 16
  2. ADA Standards of Care | Sept 23
  3. Insulin Therapy – From Basal/Bolus to Pattern Management | Sept 30
  4. Insulin Intensive – Monitoring, Sick Days, Lower Extremities | Oct 7
  5. Meds for Type 2 | Oct 14
  6. Exercise and Preventing Microvascular Complications | Oct 21
  7. Coping & Behavior Change | Oct 28
  8. “The Big Finish” Test Taking Boot Camp | Nov 4

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AccreditationDiabetes Education Services is an approved provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider 12640, and Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR), Provider DI002. Since these programs are approved by the CDR it satisfies the CE requirements for the CDCES regardless of your profession.*  

The use of DES products does not guarantee the successful passage of the CDCES exam. CBDCE does not endorse any preparatory or review materials for the CDCES exam, except for those published by CBDCE.

Question of the Week | September 8, 2020

AJ takes 85 units of basaglar at bedtime and 10 -12 units of glulisine (Apridra) at meals, plus metformin and empagliflozin at maximum dose.  Fasting blood sugars are 130 or greater and the rest of the day, AJs blood sugars are in the 200s. AJ has a BMI of 32 and an A1c of 9.3%.  The diabetes specialist recommends adding semaglutide (Ozempic) 0.5 mg to the regimen. 

What teaching information is most important given the addition of this new medication?

  1. Report any muscle pain immediately
  2. Semaglutide needs to be injected before eating
  3. Make sure to evaluate liver enzymes after 3 months
  4. Signs of hypoglycemia and appropriate action

Click here to test your knowledge!


Our Summer 2020 Boot Camp begins September 16th!

In each webinar, either Coach Beverly, Dr. Isaacs, or Ms. Armstrong, highlight the critical content of each topic area, so you can focus your study time most efficiently. They also launch multiple poll questions to help participants focus on key concepts and assess their knowledge while learning the best test-taking strategies. 

2020 Boot Camp Live Stream Webinar Schedule with Coach Beverly

All courses air at 11:30 a.m. (PST)

  1. Diabetes – Not Just Hyperglycemia | Sept 16
  2. ADA Standards of Care | Sept 23
  3. Insulin Therapy – From Basal/Bolus to Pattern Management | Sept 30
  4. Insulin Intensive – Monitoring, Sick Days, Lower Extremities | Oct 7
  5. Meds for Type 2 | Oct 14
  6. Exercise and Preventing Microvascular Complications | Oct 21
  7. Coping & Behavior Change | Oct 28
  8. “The Big Finish” Test Taking Boot Camp | Nov 4

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AccreditationDiabetes Education Services is an approved provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider 12640, and Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR), Provider DI002. Since these programs are approved by the CDR it satisfies the CE requirements for the CDCES regardless of your profession.*  

The use of DES products does not guarantee the successful passage of the CDCES exam. CBDCE does not endorse any preparatory or review materials for the CDCES exam, except for those published by CBDCE.

Question of the Week | Sept 1 | Cancer and Diabetes

LS is a 49-year-old with type 2 diabetes and an A1c of 8.9%.  LS has a BMI of 38 with recently discovered steatohepatitis.

Considering the relationship between diabetes and cancer, which of the following statements are true?

  1. LS has a slightly decreased risk of liver cancer.
  2. Start LS on a SGLT-2 since it will prevent further liver damage.
  3. Refer LS to a diabetes specialist to assist with lifestyle changes.
  4. Avoid starting a GLP-1 Receptor Agonists until ALT and AST are negative.

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Topics Include:

  • Discuss the relationship between cancer, hyperglycemia and insulin resistance.
  • State 3 benefits of normalizing glucose levels during chemotherapy.
  • Using a case study approach, discuss strategies to improve glucose levels and quality of life.

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AccreditationDiabetes Education Services is an approved provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider 12640, and Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR), Provider DI002. Since these programs are approved by the CDR it satisfies the CE requirements for the CDCES regardless of your profession.*  

The use of DES products does not guarantee the successful passage of the CDCES exam. CBDCE does not endorse any preparatory or review materials for the CDCES exam, except for those published by CBDCE.

Question of the Week | Setting up a DSMES Program

LS wants to set up an ADA Recognized Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support (DSMES) program for her community.

Based on the guidelines for setting up a Recognized DSMES program, which of the following is accurate?

  1. At least one of the instructors needs to be a CDCES or BC-ADM.
  2. Under Medicare guidelines, participants can only attend DSMES group classes once every 5 years.
  3. Participants must have an A1c greater than 7% to participate.
  4. A community member needs to be included in the advisory committee.

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This program provides you with a succinct overview of the latest standards for Diabetes Self-Management Education (DSME) and Support Programs. It also provides insights into the exam philosophy and also highlights critical content areas.

Topics include:

  • Describe steps involved in setting up a DSMES Program
  • List DSMES program essentials
  • Discuss marketing strategies for success

Perfect for those planning to take the CDCES or BC-ADM or for those seeking a Standards update.


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The use of DES products does not guarantee the successful passage of the CDCES exam. CBDCE does not endorse any preparatory or review materials for the CDCES exam, except for those published by CBDCE.

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The use of DES products does not guarantee the successful passage of the CDCES exam. CBDCE does not endorse any preparatory or review materials for the CDCES exam, except for those published by CBDCE.

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