Module 9 Quiz

1. If you don’t get enough dialysis, you may notice:

a) Hives
b) Loss of appetite
c) Blurry vision
d) Weight loss

2. Which of these are carbohydrates?

a) Eggs, shrimp, chicken
b) Bread, vegetables, fruit
c) Olive oil, butter, lard
d) Beef, pork, turkey

3. Which of the following is a good source of protein?

a) Chicken
b) Apples
c) Oatmeal
d) Oyster crackers

4. A good way to tell if you are getting enough protein is:

a) You are losing weight
b) Your hematocrit is greater than 33%
c) Your albumin level is greater than 4.0 g/dL
d) You crave eggs

5. When you are on dialysis, too much potassium in your diet can:

a) Loosen your teeth
b) Stop your heart
c) Cause bone disease
d) Change your eyesight

6. Renal bone disease occurs when too much phosphorus in the blood pulls what mineral from the bone?

a) Zinc
b) Calcium
c) Iron
d) Potassium

7. Sodium (salt) is limited in the standard in-center HD diet because:

a) Salt makes you thirsty, and may raise your stroke and heart disease risk
b) Salt makes you forgetful
c) Salt makes you eat too much protein
d) Salt makes you sleepy

8. You can help keep your phosphorus in the safe range with low phosphorus foods, binders, or what else?

a) Exercising until you sweat
b) Getting plenty of sleep
c) Nocturnal hemodialysis
d) Chewing on ice chips

9. Which type of foods might make your phosphorus level go up the most?

a) Fresh chicken
b) Black beans
c) Muffin from a boxed mix
d) Nuts

10. If you want to eat a food that is high in potassium, phosphorus, and/or sodium, which of these is a good idea:

a) Find a substitute that you don’t like much
b) Declare a cheat day
c) Eat a small serving as an occasional treat
d) Avoid the food all the time

11. On dialysis, too much fluid can cause:

a) Swelling, trouble breathing, heart damage, headaches, and high blood pressure
b) Headaches, itchy skin, hair loss, and hearing problems
c) Sinus problems, bad breath, ringing in the ears, and body odor
d) Weight loss, slurred speech, and uncontrolled sneezing

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