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    Assessment of the Patient with Established Diabetes Professional

    Assessment of the Patient with Established Diabetes, Patients with diabetes frequently attend their healthcare practitioners, either specifically for diabetes-related issues...

    Antihyperglycaemic Agents used for Type 2 Diabetes Professional

    Antihyperglycaemic Agents used for Type 2 Diabetes, Oral hypoglycaemic agents are the group of drugs that may be taken singly or in combination to lower the blood glucose in type 2 diabet...

    Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Conditions

    There is left ventricular dysfunction. Diabetes mellitus is present. Cases are usually discussed at a cardiac multidisciplinary team meeting, which consists of cardiologists, anaes...

    Insulin Regimens Professional

    CSII therapy is not recommended for the treatment of people with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Adults with type 1 diabetes NICE recommends: [ 7 ] Offer MD...

    Alström's Syndrome Professional

    Alström's syndrome is a very rare autosomal recessive disorder characterised by progressive cone-rod dystrophy leading to blindness , sensorineural hearing loss, childhood obesity associat...

    Diabetic Amyotrophy Conditions

    Diabetic amyotrophy is a nerve disorder complication of diabetes mellitus. It affects the thighs, hips, buttocks and legs, causing pain and muscle wasting.

    Hyperosmolar Hyperglycaemic State Professional

    Synonyms: hyperosmolar hyperglycaemic nonketotic coma (HONK), diabetic nonketotic coma, hyperosmolar nonketotic state, hyperosmolar nonketotic hyperglycaemia (HNKH) See also separate articles Com...

    Polyuria Professional

    Aetiology Endocrine Diabetes mellitus. Cranial diabetes insipidus. Cushing's syndrome , including pituitary adenomas (Cushing's disease) and ectopic adrenoc...

    Plasma Autoantibodies (Disease Associations) Professional

    Autoimmune disease can be either organ-specific illnesses (eg, thyroid disease, type 1 diabetes mellitus, myasthenia gravis) or systemic illnesses (eg, rheumatoid arthritis (RA), systemic lup...

    Werner's Syndrome Professional

    This is followed (typically in the 30s) by bilateral cataracts , type 2 diabetes mellitus , hypogonadism , refractory skin ulcers and osteoporosis. Most will present to dermatologists o...

    Urine Ketones - Meanings and False Positives Professional

    Urine is tested for ketones as part of monitoring of type 1 diabetes mellitus, especially during any illness [ 5 ] . See also the separate Diabetes and Intercurrent Illness  ar...

    Laurence-Moon Syndrome Professional

    Type 2 diabetes mellitus . General learning disability . Speech delay and deficit . Ataxia with spastic paraplegia.

    Abnormal Weight Loss Professional

    Medication - especially polypharmacy in the elderly. [ 3 ] Endocrine - for example: Diabetes mellitus. Hyperthyroidism. Addison's disease. Gut hormone tumours (eg, V...

    Acatalasaemia Professional

    Its clinical features include oral gangrene, altered metabolism of lipids, carbohydrate and homocysteine and an increased risk of diabetes mellitus . Oral lesions, especially progressi...

    Loss of Appetite Conditions

    Constipation . Diabetes mellitus . Underactive thyroid gland (hypothyroidism) . Disruption to the senses.

    Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms in Men Conditions

    Other causes of LUTS include diabetes mellitus , urinary infections , bladder stones , prostate cancer , bladder cancer and neurological conditions (eg, multiple sclerosis ).

    Arterial Blood Gases Conditions

    Build-up of ketones: seen in diabetes mellitus, alcohol poisoning. Other medications and or toxins: salicylates, metformin, ethylene glycol, methanol, cyanide.

    Glucose Tolerance Tests Professional

    For this reason, and the fact that OGTT is the only useful method for diagnosing patients with IGT, the WHO still recommends the retention of the OGTT as a diagnostic test for diabetes mellitus...

    Balanitis Professional

    It is present in approximately 11% of attendees at genitourinary medicine (GUM) clinics. [ 1 ] Balanitis affected 5.9% of uncircumcised boys in one study and 14% in another. [ 2 ] Risk fa...

    Phosphoenolpyruvate Carboxykinase Deficiency Professional

    Deficiency of the enzyme can cause persistent neonatal hypoglycaemia but failure of downregulation has also been linked with type 2 diabetes mellitus and, especially, maturity-onset diabe...