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Case Study (Anti diabetes Agents)

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On the basis of the information presented thus far, what would be included on
your problem list that may need attention for this patient:
On the basis of the information provided by the clinical scenario, the followings are
included in the problem list which may need attention for this patient:
Night blindness
Benign Prostatic hypertrophy
Muscle tear/spasm
Risk of diseases due to history of smoking, cancers, probable cardiac event
Lack of physical activity
Family history of lung cancer and diabetes mellitus
High blood pressure
Impaired glucose control/ possible diabetes mellitus
Overweight/ obesity

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On the basis of the information presented thus far, how concerned are you about
Ramon’s elevated blood sugar level? What in his history indicates he is at risk
for DM?
On the basis of the information presented thus far regarding his last meal time and the
time of blood sugar level measurement, Ramon’s blood sugar level of 166mg/dl is
compared to the reference fasting blood sugar levels as per American Diabetic
Association reference values which state:
Blood Sugar Test
Label
Normal
Pre-diabetes
Diabetes
Random
Below 200 mg/dl
-
200 mg/dl or higher
Fasting
Below 108 mg/dl
108-125 mg/dl
126 mg/dl or higher
2 Hours Post
prandial
Below 140 mg/dl
140-199 mg/dl
200 mg/dl or higher
Although a single value of 166 mg/dl is not diagnostic of diabetes mellitus as shown in
the chart above, but a fasting value of 166 mg/dl is definitely suspicious of DIABETES
MELLITUS keeping in view the following elements from Ramon’s medical and family
history which show he is at risk of diabetes:

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On the basis of the information presented thus far, what would be included on your problem list that may need attention for this patient: On the basis of the information provided by the clinical scenario, the followings are included in the problem list which may need attention for this patient: • Night blindness • Benign Prostatic hypertrophy • Muscle tear/spasm • Risk of diseases due to history of smoking, cancers, probable cardiac event • Lack of physical activity • Family history of lung cancer and diabetes mellitus • High blood pressure • Impaired glucose control/ possible diabetes mellitus • Overweight/ obesity On the basis of the information presented thus far, how concerned are you about Ramon’s elevated blood sugar level? What in his history indicates he is at risk for DM? On the basis of the information presented thus far regarding his last meal time and the time of blood sugar level measurement, Ramon’s blood sugar level of 166mg/dl is compared to the reference fasting blood sugar levels as per American Diabetic Association reference values which state: Blood Sugar Test Normal Pre-diabetes Diabetes Label Random Below 200 mg/dl - 200 mg/dl or higher Fasting Below 108 mg/dl 108-125 mg/dl 126 mg/dl or higher Post Below 140 mg/dl 140-199 mg/dl 200 mg/dl or higher 2 Hours prandial Although a single value of 166 mg/dl is not diagnostic of diabetes mellitus as shown in the chart above, but a fasting value of 166 m ...
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