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DIABETES MELLITUS

Endocrinology

DIABETES MELLITUS

1. Increasing with obesity epidemic. Classification is based on pathology rather than insulin dependence.

TYPES
2. Pre-diabetes - both impaired glucose tolerance (IGT) and impaired fasting glucose (IFG).

3. Type 1 - immune-mediated vs. idiopathic (without antibodies).

4. Type 2 DM.

5. Chemical DM - drug induced.

6. Gestational DM.

7. Others - endocrinopathy (Cushings), MODY, LADA.


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REFERENCES

1. Wilkinson, I. (2017). Oxford handbook of clinical medicine. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
2. Hannaman, R. A., Bullock, L., Hatchell, C. A., & Yoffe, M. (2016). Internal medicine review core curriculum, 2017-2018. CO Springs, CO: MedStudy.
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Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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