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Running head: DIABETES 1 Diabetes Student’s Name Institutional Affiliation March 17, 2017 Case Study : Adolescent newly Diagnosed with type 2 Diabetes The case study of choice summarizes the treatment of an adolescent who has been diagnosed with the type 2 diabetes. The case focuses on a complete range of treatment and administration tools present within the United States’ context. The individual by the name Lucy is just 16 years old and stays at home with her family, consisting of her younger sister and her parents. Just recently, she has been having some weird symptoms including an increased urge to urinate, bouts of great thirst and even mysterious weight loss. This comes even after she has been going through a tough time trying to lose weight herself. Lucy has also been feeling more tired and has realized that she craves for sugary staffs all through the day. In normal circumstances, she is a very sociable person and this impromptu tiredness is really affecting her quality of life. From her family line, it is mentioned that her mother had gestational diabetes while she was expectant of Lucy, and was also diagnosed with
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DIABETES 2 type 2 diabetes 7 years ago, as a result of Lucy’s symptoms, the mother contacts a family doctor and at that point she goes through her first consultation with the GP. Lucy gives details concerning her symptoms and the family history to the doctor. Her blood pressure is measured and particular tests done on her. The results of the blood test clearly present: Clinical Chemical Results Normal Range FPG 231mg/dl 70-100 mg/dl HbA 1C 88 mmol/mol 20-42 mmol/mol Ketone body Negative Negative Anti-GAD antibody Negative Negative C-peptide 3.6 ng/ml 0.7-3.0 ng/ml ACR 7.8 mg/g <30 mg/g eGFR 118 ml/min 90-120 ml/min Blood Pressure Systolic/ diastolic 118/78 mmHg 120/80 mmHg The Recorded History/ Symptoms The mother had gestational diabetes and was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes just seven years age Polyuria Sugar craving/Thirst Weight loss/Tiredness
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DIABETES 3 From the doctor’s results, Lucy’s diagnosis of type diabetes starts. It commences with what is supposed to be her glycemic target. Controlling the BG is precedence for Lucy; the inception of
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