8.A 64-year-old man with type 2 diabetes presents to the clinic with the complaint of “my feet feel like they are on fire.” He has a loss of vibratory sense and +1 Achilles reflex. Which of the following would be an appropriate treatment?A.Tricyclic antidepressantsB.Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitorsC.AspirinD.InsulinANS: A
PTS:19.After removing a tack from a type 2 diabetic’s heel and evaluating the site for infection, what is the best plan for this patient?
PTS:110.Joyce is seen in the clinic complaining of vague symptoms of nervousness and irritability. Sheis also having problems sleeping at night. On physical examination, the clinician finds an irregular heartbeat and hyperactive reflexes. The differential diagnosis should include which condition?
PTS:111.The patient is prescribed radioactive iodine (RAI) and asks the clinician how this drug works. The clinician’s response should include which information?