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You'll be introduced to carbohydrates in this Clinical Chemistry Carbohydrate Game.

Created Date 10.01.15
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  • Insulin is synthesized in these cells in the islets of Langerhans in the pancreas.
  • What is the conversion of glucose to glycogen for storage?
  • What should the fasting blood glucose be under?
  • What type of sugar is glucose?
  • Which of these is not a pathway for glucose metabolism?
  • What enzyme converts glucose into G-6-P?
  • What hormone decreases glucose by increasing glycogenesis and inhibiting glycogenolysis?
  • What is the metabolism of glucose to pyruvate or lactate for production of energy?
  • All of these hormones increase blood sugar EXCEPT:
  • Where are the islets of Langerhans located?
  • What hormone inhibits insulin secretion and is released during times of stress?
  • Hyperglycemia is...
  • A fasting plasma glucose that is greater than or equal to ______ is indicative of DM.
  • This type of diabetes involves autoimmune destruction of Beta-cells
  • What does GDM stand for?
  • When screening for GDM, if a value is greater than _____, a patient needs to do a 3 hour OGTT.
  • What causes failure to thrive in infants?
  • In whole blood, glucose is _____ % lower than serum/plasma?
  • This disease is a glycogen storage disease characterized by a deficiency in G-6-P.
  • Type 2 Diabetes is..
  • True or False. Serum or plasma must be separated from cells within 4 hours.
  • Trinders reaction involves this enzyme.
  • What are the substances produced in the metabolism of fatty acids?
  • This hemoglobin is formed when glucose reacts with the amino acid group of hemoglobin.
  • The preferred method of Hgb A1C measurement is electrophoresis.
  • The nitroprusside method of ketone measurement is used on urine reagent test strips and Acetest tablets.
  • Pentose sugars have how many carbons?
  • This measurement helps in early detection of kidney problems.
  • The specimen requested for an A1C is...
  • In a specimen collected for plasma glucose, sodium flouride:
  • Glucose oxidase oxidizes glucose to gluconic acid and ______
  • Select the coupling enzyme used in the hexokinase method for glucose
  • The breakdown of glycogen to glucose is called glycogenolysis.
  • The analytical method that uses the reduction of copper to cuprous oxide is called:
  • A type of diabetes that is strongly inherited and has no beta-cell autoimmunity is called...
  • What is a carbohydrate?
  • What is the general formula of a carbohydrate?
  • What are the functional groups of a carbohydrate?
  • What is the normal range for HgB A1C?
  • What age is testing done for adolescent Type 2 diabetes?