Impaired glucose tolerance
Gestational diabetes mellitus
Fasting Plasma Glucose (FPG)
Two-hour Oral Glucose Tolerance Test (OGTT)
Glycosylated hemoglobin (HbA1C)
Finger stick glucose three times daily
Age over 45 years
Overweight with a waist/hip ratio >1
Having a consistent HDL level above 40 mg/dl
Maintaining a sedentary lifestyle
Insulin resistance has developed.
Diabetic ketoacidosis is occurring.
Hypoglycemia unawareness is developing.
Hyperglycemic hyperosmolar non-ketotic coma.
Acetylsalicylic acid (aspirin)
Docusate sodium (Colace)
Thyroid scan with RAI 123I
Venous duplex Doppler study
High risk for aspiration related to severe vomiting
Diarrhea related to increased peristalsis
Hypothermia related to slowed metabolic rate
Oral mucous membrane. altered related to disease process