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Diagnosis and Management of Type 2 Diabetes, 10th Edition, Ch 15, Pt 5

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Long-Term Complications and Treatments Steve V. Edelman, MD Robert R. Henry, MD Microvascular Complications (cont’d) Gastroparesis This neuropathy should be suspected in patients with nausea, vomiting, early satiety, abdominal distention, and bloating following a meal, and is secondary to delayed emptying and retention of gastric contents. The delay in gastric emptying …

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Diagnosis and Management of Type 2 Diabetes, 10th Edition, Ch 15, Pt 4

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Long-Term Complications and Treatments Steve V. Edelman, MD Robert R. Henry, MD Microvascular Complications (cont’d) Treatment for Diabetic Nephropathy Treatment is aimed at early detection and prevention, focusing specifically on improving glycemic control, aggressively treating hypertension (e.g., with ACE inhibitor or ARB therapy and other agents as necessary), and restricting …

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Diagnosis and Management of Type 2 Diabetes, 10th Edition, Ch 15, Pt3

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Long-Term Complications and Treatments Steve V. Edelman, MD Robert R. Henry, MD Microvascular Complications Retinopathy, nephropathy, and neuropathy are the major microvascular complications of Type 2 diabetes. Prevention, early detection, and aggressive treatment are essential to reduce associated morbidity and mortality. Good metabolic control has been clearly shown to prevent the …

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