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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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