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nursing care plan diabetes mellitus type 2

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
46 years experience Hospital-based practice
Diabetes: Chronic kidney disease is a long term complication of dm. I am afraid there is no nursing care involved, but appropriate medications, can postpone th ... Read More
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Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Read your syllabus: This sounds like a homework assignment for nursing school. You need to read your course syllabus and references and prepare your answers using that ma ... Read More

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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maureen Mays
Specializes in Clinical Lipidology
Yes!: Yes. Both refer to the type of diabetes that used to be called adult onset. Now we call it "type 2 dm" or "dm-2" or type 2 diabetes, etc. This is t ... Read More
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Dr. Shabbir Hossain
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Yes, they are describing the same disease process.
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Dr. Syed H. Sajid
29 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Diabetes Mellitus Type 2 is the same as Diabetes Type 2.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Cause: Obesity is the number one cause of type 2 diabetes. Obesity leads to Insulin resistance which impair the ability of Insulin to work efficiently causi ... Read More
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Dr. Luis Villaplana
35 years experience Internal Medicine
There is a direct: Link between obesity and type 2 diabetes. No doubt.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Diabetes Rx: There are currently 14 drug classes (including insulins) to treat type 2 diabetes with many more to come in the coming years. Unless you have a specif ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
46 years experience Hospital-based practice
Insulin resistance: In patients with type 2 dm , Insulin resistance is one of the factors in addition to decreasing Insulin production. There are what are called Insulin ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Both: It can occur in both type 1 or type 2 diabetes.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
46 years experience Hospital-based practice
DM2: Dm2 can be treated either by family physician, internist or an endocrinologist. Once a diagnosis is made if it is a new onset diabetes usually treated ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
73 years experience Preventive Medicine
Many: This is "metabolic syndrome" and indicates Insulin resistance. That means that he has a high blood Insulin that does not do its job properly. The comm ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Yes: There are other risk factors for developing type 2 diabetes beside bad food choices: obesity, family history of diabetes, sedentary lifestyle, history ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
About 25%: It is known that uae has the second highest prevalence of diabetes worldwide with 25% of the population affected.
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