Chapter 33 Congestive Heart Failure Q&A (1 of 55) Sample Questions
1. A 66-year-old man has been diagnosed of T2DM today. His HbA1c was 8.2% and SrCr 1.8mg/dl 2 weeks ago. He has a history of hypertension, dyslipidemia and systolic heart failure (NYHA Class III, Ejection fraction 33%). He has 2+ pitting Edema bilaterally. In addition to improvement in diet and exercise, which of the following drugs will you initiate?
- A. A) Metformin
- B. B) Pioglitazone
- C. C) Glipizide
- D. D) Sitagliptin
Tips: Pioglitazone and sitagliptine should be avoided in Congestive Heart Failure (CHF).