This month's quiz asks readers to evaluate a man with type 2 diabetes who recently had a bare metal stent placed.
This month's quiz asks readers to evaluate a 74-year-old woman with several hours of altered mental status who developed anorexia 3 days ago and vomiting 2 days ago.
This month's quiz asks readers to advise a 40-year-old man with type 1 diabetes who has intensified his exercise routine in preparation for participation in a 10-K race.
Magnetic resonance angiography (MRA) of the neck is inappropriate in this patient because an additional diagnostic test is unlikely to change the medical management of his condition.
This month's quiz asks readers to evaluate a 68-year-old man with a right intertrochanteric fracture scheduled for surgical repair. He takes insulin glargine and insulin lispro.
This month's quiz asks readers to choose a medication for a patient who has been managing her type 2 diabetes with lifestyle modifications.
This month's quiz asks readers to evaluate a 66-year-old man with a random blood glucose level of 211 mg/dL, an HbA1c of 7.8%, and recent polyuria and polydipsia.
This month's quiz asks readers to evaluate a 40-year-old man admitted to the emergency department with a 1-day history of headache and epistaxis.
Because this patient had two different tests with discordant results, the test that is diagnostic of diabetes (the hemoglobin A1c measurement) should be repeated to confirm the diagnosis. ... Key Point. If results of two different diagnostic tests for
This month's quiz asks readers to evaluate a 60-year-old woman who has gastroparesis associated with long-standing type 2 diabetes mellitus.