This month's quiz asks readers to choose a second-line medication for a 45-year-old woman with type 2 diabetes, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, and an HbA1c value of 9.1%.
This month's quiz asks readers to evaluate the medications of a patient with hypertension, type 2 diabetes, and depression who hopes to become pregnant.
This month's quiz asks readers to evaluate a 40-year-old man with an HbA1c of 12% and a new skin rash that appeared abruptly 10 days earlier.
This month's quiz asks readers to determine the appropriate management of a 57-year-old man with type 2 diabetes mellitus and a burning sensation in his feet.
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 who has chest pressure and dyspnea despite maximal medical therapy.
This month's quiz asks readers to evaluate a 48-year-old woman with type 2 diabetes who has recently had elevated liver chemistry test results. ... Although this patient has a positive anti–smooth muscle antibody test, the low titer alone is not
Which of the following is the most appropriate diagnostic test to perform next? ... A fasting plasma glucose measurement is the most appropriate diagnostic test for this patient.
This month's quiz asks readers to evaluate a 47-year-old man who is obese and has hypertension, type 2 diabetes mellitus, and obstructive sleep apnea.
This month's quiz asks readers to evaluate a 64-year-old man whose HbA1c is not at goal despite taking metformin and glipizide.