Flashcards in Diabetes Deck (12):
when did insulin first arrive?
23rd january 1922
what cells attack the islets in type 1 diabetes?
what are the typical presenting symptoms of type 1 diabetes?
what test do you do to distinguish between types of diabtetes?
how are newly diagnosed patients managed?
blood glucose and ketone monitoring
regular DSN and dietician contact
appropriate medical clinic review
annual review assessment
regular check of prevailing glycaemic control, HbA1c range
record severe hypoglycaemic episodes
what is late onset diabetes of adult hood?
elevated levels of pancreatic antibodies in patients with recently diagnosed diabetes who dont initially need insulin
what are the other names for late onset diabetes of adult hood?
slowly progressive type 1
when should you suspect late onset diabetes of adult hood?
male (more likely)
usually not obsese
auto antibody positive
associated with auto immune conditions
non insulin requiring at diagnosis
sub optimal control on oral agents
is diabetes common in cystic fibrosis?
wolfram syndrome (DIDMOAD)
often very obese