1. Name the tool nurses and doctors used to show newly diagnosed patients how to give themselves a shot and, in some places, is still used today.
2. What is the name of the product used to test sugar AND ketones in your urine?
3. Name the lancet device that closely resembles a guillotine.
(still give me shivers...)
4. Can you name at least two brands of disposable insulin syringes that were available in the 70's?
5. Doctors and nurses taught a key phrase when mixing either Regular with NPH, Regular with Lente, or Regular with Ultra Lente. What was it?
6. Who were the two gentlemen who discovered insulin? (arguably the easiest question here)
7. According to Dr. Francine Kaufman, which country in the world far exceeds the United States in diabetes care for type 2s? Hint: Go to dLife.com and watch this episode.
8. Is it better to wash your hands, with soap and water, before taking a blood test or use an alcohol swab?
9. Can you name the physician who fought for many years advocating tight blood glucose control to prevent diabetes-related complications?
Last, but not least...
10. Name any blood glucose monitor that takes 5 seconds or less for a result to appear.
1. That tool was, and is, an orange
2. Keto Diastix
3. The Autolet lancet device
4. BD & Monoject
5. "clear before cloudy"
6. Frederick Banting and Charles Best
7. According to the episode, Finland outscores the United States in type 2 diabetes care
8. Either way is preferred, BUT your fingers should be completely dry before testing
9. Dr. Richard Bernstein
10. You name it!