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Clinical Presentation of Type II Diabetes Mellitus (Managing Type II Diabetes Mellitus - Part 5. Webinar)

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Dr. Mobeen presents the clinical presentation of the type II diabetes mellitus. Following presentations and their reasons are discussed:

  • Polyuria (increased volume of urine and and increased frequency of urination)
  • Reduced blood volume due to polyuria leading to:
    • Polydypsia (increased water drinking due to increased thirst)
    • Postural hypotension (not always)
    • Low blood pressure
  • Retinopathies
  • Lens blurring and cataract
  • Centripital fat distribution. Increased fat on trunk and almost none on the limbs
  • Difficulty developing and maintaining erection
  • Autonomic system damage leading to:
    • Heart rate abnormalities
    • Abnormal sweating
    • Bladder control issues
      • Incontinence
      • Feeling of incomplete urine voiding
      • No urge to urinate. Pressing bladder causes urination
    • Bowel control issues.
      • Diahrrhea
      • Constipation
  • Neuropathies.
    • Tingling in the foot
    • Paraesthesias in the distal lower limb
    • Foot drop.
  • Pregnancy issues:
    • Multiple abortions
    • Hydatiform mole
    • Preeclempsia
    • Previous deliveries of large babies
  • Acanthosis nigricans
  • Eruptive xanthomas
  • Blanoposthesis

In this video we will learn about:

1. Different organ systems involvement in diabetes mellitus.

2. Pathophysiology of polyuria and polydipsia in diabetes. 

3. Ocular involvement in diabetes mellitus. 

4. Autonomic dysregulation and its manifestations in diabetes mellitus.

5. Effect of diabetes on cardiovascular system. 

6. Digestive system dysfunction in diabetics. 

7. Skin manifestations of diabetes mellitus. 

Presented by Dr. Mobeen Syed


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Dr. Mobeen Syed

Dr. Mobeen Syed

MD., MSc., MSc., BSc

Mobeen Syed is the CEO of DrBeen Corp, a modern online medical education marketplace. Mobeen is a medical doctor and a software engineer. He graduated from the prestigious King Edward Medical University Lahore. He has been teaching medicine since 1994. Mobeen is also a software engineer and engineering leader. In this role, Mobeen has run teams consisting of hundreds of engineers and millions of dollars of budgets. Mobeen loves music, teaching, and doing business. He lives in Cupertino CA.

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