Diabetes Module

SECTION 1 : Basics

Topic Page
Diagnosis of diabetes, impaired glucose tolerance and gestational diabetes Page 1
Significance of impaired glucose tolerance and the role of the glucose tolerance test Page 2
Initiating therapy for Type 2 diabetes Page 3
Initiating insulin for Type 1 diabetes Page 4
About insulin and insulin analogues Page 5
Managing diabetic ketoacidosis Page 6

SECTION 2 : Exercises in managing diabetes

The clinical problem Page
Can Metformin be continued? Page 7
Will you prescribe a Thiazolidinedione here? Page 8
Does this boy need insulin three times a day? Page 9
Does this woman need insulin three times a day? Page 10
Insulin infusion or subcutaneous sliding scale insulin? Page 11
A man with diabetes and normal fasting plasma glucose Page 12
A young woman with diabetic ketoacidosis Page 13

SECTION 3 : An example of managing a patient with diabetes

Mr Allen, 48 years old, comes to the clinic for a medical check up. He feels well. His physical examination is normal except that he is overweight with a body mass index of 27. It comes as a surprise to him when he learns that his fasting plasma glucose and two-hour postprandial plasma glucose are both high. READ ON ....

SECTION 4: Other topics in Diabetes

1. Good control of diabetes at an early stage of the illness is important. Read more .......

2. Managing diabetes during the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan. Med. J. of Malaysia

SECTION 5: Updates


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