Diabetes

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cris_tal1303
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Diabetes
Updated:
2010-03-17 16:05:54
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Basic, diagnostic tests
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  1. Counterregulatory Hormones
    • Increase blood glucose (opposes insulin effect)
    • Glucagon
    • Epinephrine
    • Growth hormone
    • Cortisol
  2. Normal Blood Glucose Range
    70-100 mg/dl
  3. Critical Blood Glucose Values
    • <60 mg/dl
    • >500 mg/dl
  4. OGTT- oral glucose tolerance test
    • drawn 2 hrs after glucose load of 75g
    • >140 & <199= pre-diabetes
    • > or = 200= diabetes
  5. HbA1C (glycosylated hemoglobin A1C)
    • glucose attaches to Hgb and remains attached to RBC for its lifespan
    • measures glucose control for previous 90-120 days
    • Goal: 6.5% to 7%
  6. Diagnostic Tests
    • Urine-check for proteins & ketones
    • Kidney function tests
    • BMI- concern with >25

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