Very capable, presentation was well-done and provided good information
Somewhat capable, most information was presented well
None of these. A1C is not a diagnostic parameter that can be used to diagnose diabetes.
Good support system
Long life expectancy
History of severe hypoglycemia
All of these risk factors would warrant consideration for goal > 7%
< 130/80 mm Hg
< 135/85 mm Hg
< 140/80 mm Hg
< 140/90 mm Hg
Statin therapy should be added to lifestyle therapy regardless of baseline lipid levels in all patients with diabetes.
A reduction in LDL cholesterol of 30-40% from baseline is an alternative therapeutic goal in patients that are on maximal statin therapy and have not reached their targets.
If targets are not reached on maximal tolerated statin therapy, combination therapy should be started.
Triglyceride levels > 150 mg/dL are an indication to start a fibrate.