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Diagnosis of Type II Diabetes Mellitus (Managing Type II Diabetes Mellitus - Part 6. Webinar)

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Dr. Mobeen presents diagnostic criteria for diabetes mellitus. Fasting, random, and post prandial blood glucose levels for normal, pre-diabetes, and diabetes are presented. Glucose tolerance test is presented. Hemoglobin A1 C levels are discussed.

Following topics are discussed:

  • Elevated irine glucose levels. Why these are less reliable for the diagnosis of diabetes mellitus?
    • SGLT2 gene abnormalities leading to increased urine glucose without diabetes mellitus.
    • Fanconi syndrome leading to increase urine glucose without diabetes mellitus.
    • Increased glomerular filtration rate (GFR) during pregnancy leading to glucose in urine without diabetes mellitus.
  • Urine and blood ketone levels.
  • Serum glucose levels vs., blood glucose levels.
  • Capillary blood glucose measurement method.
  • Devices to measure blood glucose levels including:
    • External sensors.
    • Artificial pancrease.
    • Others.


In this video we will learn about :

1. Renal threshold for glycosuria. 

2. Miscellaneous causes of glycosuria. 

3. Ketone formation in diabetics and detection.

4. Plasma serum glucose levels and their interpretation.

5. Glycosylated hemoglobin HbA1c for diabetes detection. 

6. Continuous glucose monitoring. 



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