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Risk factors associated with the development of DM

obesity, sedentary lifestyle, genetics

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Fasting Blood Glucose

70-100 normal; 100-125 pre-diabetes; >126 diabetes

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HbA1C

6.5% or higher = diabetes

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Labs used to Dx DM

fasting blood glucose and HbA1C

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Type1 Diabetic

must take supplemental insulin to survive. S/S: polyuria, polydipsia, polyphagia, possible wight loss

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Type2 Diabetic

insulin resistance in body tissues and beta cell fatigue, inappropriate glucose production of the liver, and altered glucose and fat metabolism.
S/S: fatigue, recurrent yeast infections, prolonged wound healing, and visual changes