Name that Lie
Name that Species-Specific Complication (Dog, Cat, or Both!)
Name that Condition
Nicknames
Name the Syringe used for its insulin.
100

Which is the lie?
1.Type I diabetes mellitus is more common in cats. Type II diabetes is more common in dogs.
2.Diabetes is diagnosed with a high fasting blood glucose and concurrent glucosuria.
3.Type I diabetes mellitus always requires insulin supplementation.

1.Type I diabetes mellitus is more common in cats. Type II diabetes is more common in dogs.

Type I: dogs, Type II: cats

100

Cataracts is the most common complication in...

Dogs

100

This condition has been associated with:
1. Dogs that are 5-15 yo at time of diagnosis
2. Signs include polyuria, polydipsia, polyphagia, weight loss
3. Signs can include vomiting and lethargy

Diabetes mellitus

100

What is the nickname for NPH?

Humulin N or Novolin N

100

Which syringe is used to administer NPH?

U 100

200

Which statement is incorrect?
1.TSH is released from the hypothalamus
2.TSH is released from the pituitary gland
3.Thyroid hormone (T3, T4) is released from the thyroid gland.

1.TSH is released from the hypothalamus

TRH is released from the hypothalamus

200

Hyperlipidemia can be a common complication in...

BOTH

200

This condition can be associated with:
1. Failure to thrive and gain weight weeks after birth
2. Large, broad head
3. Short thick neck
4. Enlarged or protruding tongue
5. Wide/square trunk and short limbs

Hypothyroidism (cretinism, congenital hypothyroidism)

200

What is the nickname for Lente insulin?

Vetsulin

200

Which syringe is used to administer Glargine?

U 100

300

Which statement is false?
1.Obesity is important risk factors in the development of diabetes in cats.
2.Diagnosis of diabetes in dogs may be complicated because hyperglycemia can be influenced by stress.
3.Diabetes in cats can also be associated with hypersomatotrophism (acromegaly).

2.Diagnosis of diabetes in dogs may be complicated because hyperglycemia can be influenced by stress.

Diabetes in cats may be complicated because cats are prone to stress hyperglycemia, which may cause difficulties in diagnosing and monitoring of diabetes. The renal threshold of cats is higher (~270 mg/dL) than dogs (~160 mg/dL).

300

Diabetic neuropathy is the most common complication in... 

Cats

300

This condition has been associated with:
1. Middle age feline patient
2. Weight or muscle loss/emaciation
3. Hind end weakness/ataxia that can be associated with an inability to jump
4. Plantigrade stance

Diabetes

300

What is the nickname for Glargine?

Lantus

300

Which syringe is used to administer PZI?

U-40

400

Which statement is false?
1.Thyroid hormone synthesis requires iodine, which is ingested in the diet.
2.Destruction of thyroid gland is the most common cause of hypothyroidism in the dog.
3.Hypothyroidism generally causes pruritic alopecia in dogs.

1.Thyroid hormone synthesis requires iodine, which is ingested in the diet.

Thyroid hormones are not directly synthesized. They are liberated by enzymes from thyroglobulin.

400

Nephropathy can be the most common complication in... 

BOTH

400

This condition has been associated with:
1. Mental dullness
2. Lethargy/exercise intolerance
3. Cold intolerance
4. Weight gain with stable appetite/allotment

Hypothyroidism

400

What is the nickname for Detemir?

Detemir

400

Which syringe is used to administer Lente?

U-40

500

Which statement is false?
1.Dysfunction of the alpha cells is associated with diabetes mellitus
2.Diabetes mellitus is a result of dysfunction of the endocrine pancreas.
3.The Somoygi effect is due to a significant and rapid decrease in blood glucose that results in hypoglycemia and rebounding hyperglycemia

1.Dysfunction of the alpha cells is associated with diabetes mellitus

In the dog and cat, the most common disorder of the endocrine pancreas is diabetes mellitus, which results from an absolute or relative insulin deficiency due to deficient insulin secretion by the beta cells, often in conjunction with concurrent insulin resistance

500

Iatrogenic hypothyroidism can be the most common complication in...

Cats - usually due to medical management of hyperthyroidism

500

Dermatologic findings of this condition can include:
1. Symmetric alopecia
2. Rat tail
3. Dry, brittle hair coat
4. Hyperpigmentation
5. Seborrhea

Hypothyroidism

500

What is the nickname for protamine zinc insulin?

PZI

500

Which syringe is used to administer Detemir?

U-100

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