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Vestibular Care for Diabetic Patients

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1.  Patients with diabetes often have postural instability that may be due to which of the following?
  1. Migraines
  2. Otolith dysfunction
  3. Decreased risk for BPPV
  4. Superior Canal Dehiscence
2.  Patients with diabetes are at risk for falling due to damage that can occur to which system?
  1. Respiratory
  2. Urinary
  3. Proprioceptive
  4. Digestive
3.  Patients with diabetes may have dizziness due to which of the following?
  1. Vestibular dysfunction
  2. BPPV
  3. Medications
  4. All of the above
4.  Educating patients with diabetes includes helping them manage their ABCs. What are the ABCs when referring to patients with diabetes?
  1. Airway, Breathing, Circulation, Sleeping
  2. A1C, Blood Pressure, Cholesterol, Smoking
  3. Attention, Breathing, Chest Compressions, Standing
  4. Aspiration, Biopsy, Cancer, Seizure
5.  Which of the following is NOT a way to prevent falls?
  1. Avoid being active
  2. Have eyes and hearing tested
  3. Check side effects on medications
  4. Stand up slowly

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