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PA Student - Clinical Year

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Question

A 45-year-old woman with type 2 diabetes mellitus presents to your clinic for her diabetes exam. She was diagnosed 5 years ago and has been stable on oral medications. She wants to make sure she is up to date with her ongoing diabetes care. Which of the following is recommended for ongoing health maintenance in patients with diabetes mellitus?

A Annual dilated eye exam
B Annual lipid panel
C Exercise stress testing
D Hepatitis A vaccine
CORRECT ANSWER DISTRACTORS

Diabetes mellitus is a chronic illness that requires ongoing medical care to monitor glycemic control and reduce risk factors for complications of the disease. The prevalence of diabetes mellitus in the United States is 6.8–15.3%, depending on ethnicity. The majority of cases are type 2 diabetes mellitus. Once diagnosed, glycemic goals in patients with diabetes mellitus are measured by testing hemoglobin A1C, typically at 3- to 6-month intervals. The HbA1C…   Read More

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Question

Which medication is recommended for secondary prevention in patients who have diabetes mellitus and atherosclerotic vascular disease and who are allergic to aspirin?

Reveal Answer

Diabetes Mellitus Type 2

  • Patient will be middle-aged and obese. Can also affect children who are obese.
  • Complaining of polydipsia, polyphagia, and polyuria
  • ADA diagnostic criteria:
  • Symptomatic: random plasma glucose of ≥ 200 mg/dL or one of the following
  • Asymptomatic: fasting plasma glucose of ≥ 126 mg/dL, glycated hemoglobin (A1C) of ≥ 6.5 %, plasma glucose of ≥ 200 mg/dL 2 hours after a 75 g glucose load during an OGTT
  • Insulin resistance
  • Treatment is lifestyle modification then medication. First-line rx: metformin.
  • Adults aged 40–70 with BMI ≥ 25 kg/m2 should screen every 3 years. Those with additional risk factors need annual screening.

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