Diabetes

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Diabetes
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2011-12-11 20:19:35
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Diabetes
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  1. Normal Diagnostics
    • Fasting Glucose < 100
    • 2hr OGTT < 140
  2. Diabetes Mellitus
    • Fasting: >/= 126
    • 2hr OGTT & Random: >/= 200
    • A1C >/= 6.5 %
  3. Prediabetes
    • Fasting glucose: 100-126
    • 2hr OGTT: 140-199
    • A1C: 5.7-6.4%
  4. Type I Diabetes
    • Onset: < 20yrs
    • Environmental factors: viruses
    • Autoimmune destrucion of B-cells
    • ABSOLUTE insulin deficiency
    • Rx: insulin IS required
    • 10% of cases
  5. Type II Diabetes
    • Onset: >30yrs
    • Environmental Factors: behavior
    • Insulin resistance
    • RELATIVE insulin deficieny
    • Rx: lifestyle changes (1o) & insulin (2o)
    • associated w/obesity

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