This month's quiz asks readers to evaluate a 42-year-old-man with type 2 diabetes, hypertension, and hyperlipidemia for obesity treatment.
This month's quiz asks readers to evaluate a 78-year-old man with poor glycemic control admitted for femoral-popliteal bypass surgery.
Measurement of the 24-hour excretion of urine free cortisol is the most appropriate next test in this patient to determine the cause of her diabetes mellitus. ... This test would be premature in this patient in whom the diagnosis has not been confirmed.
This month's quiz asks readers to evaluate a 64-year-old man with type 2 diabetes who has undergone coronary angiography after presenting with progressive exertional chest pain and shortness of breath.
Screening can be performed with measurement of fasting plasma glucose or HbA1c or with an oral glucose tolerance test.
This month's quiz asks readers to evaluate a patient with type 2 diabetes, an HbA1c of 7.3%, and a ferritin of 11 ng/mL.
NAFLD is the most common cause of abnormal liver test results in the United States.
This month's quiz asked readers to determine optimal glycemic control for a man with type 2 diabetes who is admitted to the hospital for evaluation of substernal chest pain.
This month's quiz asks readers to determine the appropriate management of an elevated HbA1c level in a 27-year-old woman with type 1 diabetes.
This month's quiz asks readers to evaluate a 45-year-old man who had type 2 diabetes diagnosed three months ago and whose father who developed end-stage kidney disease due to diabetes.