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Winter 2017 CME Quiz
The Maryland Family Doctor - Winter 2017
1. What Are Your Patients Hearing When You Counsel on Nutrition? p. 12
2. Bariatric Surgery: No Longer the Last Extreme Option for Weight Loss p. 14
3. Pharmacologic Options in the Management of Obesity p. 22
4. A Clinical Review: Food Allergies in Primary Care p. 24
This Medical Journal activity has been reviewed and is acceptable for Prescribed credits by the
American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP).
This Winter, 2017 edition of The Maryland
Family Doctor (vol. 53, No. 3) is approved for four (4) Prescribed Credits. Credit may be claimed
for one year from the date of this edition (expiring January 31, 2017
. Readers should claim only
the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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CME activities approved for AAFP Prescribed credit are recognized by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) as equivalent to AOA Category 2 credit.
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Article 1 Questions
1. When educating patients about including whole grains in their diet, physicians should
A. Encourage unlimited portions since the fiber will blunt the calories
B. Remind patients that whole grain foods have similar, or even more calories as refined grain foods
C. Tell the patients that whole grains are over-rated and needn’t be included in a healthy diet.
D. Advise all their patients to go gluten free.
2. A health halo means that a food
A. Is lighter in color
B. Is thought to have many health benefits even if it only has one benefit
C. Has very few calories
D. None of the above
3. Physicians need to recommend that their patients drink
A. Clear sodas since they have fewer calories than colas.
B. All the juice they want, since it is healthy
C. Water, primarily, and juices or milk two or three times a day in 4-8 ounce cups
Article 2 Questions
4. How many ounces of water is recommended post-bariatric surgery?
A. 28-48 ounces
B. 48-64 ounces
C. 58-108 ounces
D. Greater than 108 ounces
5. With the Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass procedure, an adjustable gastric band is placed around the upper part of the stomach.
6. Which of the following is not a possible prerequisite for bariatric surgery?
B. Mental health evaluation
C. Genetic testing
D. Nutrition counseling
7. Which nutrient is to be consumed in the greatest amount post-bariatric surgery?
8. Approximately what percentage of the U.S. adult population is considered obese?
Article 3 Questions
9. Which of the following are FDA - approved drugs indicated for weight loss?
C. Garcinia cambogia
D. Green coffee extract
10. Which of the following the most cost-effective option to help an individual with weight loss?
11. The rate of obesity is decreasing as time progresses.
12. The majority of medications that are FDA – approved for weight loss are a pregnancy category X
13. Which of the following are non – FDA - approved treatment options for weight loss?
A. Green coffee extract
B. Garcinia cambogia
C. Irvingia gabonensis
D. Rasberry ketones
E. All of the above
Article 4 Questions
14. What amount of patients in average outgrow peanut allergy?
15. Skin prick testing has a sensitivity of
16. One method to decrease cow milk allergenicity is
A. Freeze milk
B. Extensive milk heating
C. Combining with a different source of milk
D. Using less fat milk options
17. The LEAP trial reaffirms that
A. Those who are diagnosed with peanut allergy before age one should avoid peanuts completely
B. Those who are introduced to food before age one can completely eradicate their allergies
C. Those who are introduced to food in small amounts by age one reduce the strength and likelihood of developing subsequent allergies by age five
4 CME credits