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rhiannon
Aim NEET PG

DOUBTS N DIABETES....
this is supposed to be an easy topic....something you're really thorough with when you start 8th sem...

WHICH DRUGS ARE TO BE USED
WITH CAUTION IN DIABETES MELLITUS???
you have steroids ....ace inhibitors.......beta blockers....
add to the list???

UNANSWERED: Creating separate cadre for mbbs in teaching faculty in medical colleges as tutors / demonstrators.

rhiannon
Aim NEET PG

ohhh and a few more points.....(may come useful someday icon_smile.gif )

* normal high blood glucos is highly predictive of DM in men i.e.90-99mg/dl

*Early carpal tunnel syndrome is also predictive of future DM

any interesting stuff to contribute??


rhiannon
Aim NEET PG

the current ADA definition of impaired fasting glucose is 100-109mg/dl


devirante
Aim NEET PG

maintenance of BP below 130/80 is required in diabetics without proteinuria, to prevent EDRD
it is below 125/75 for patients of microalbuminuria or overt nephropathy


devirante
Aim NEET PG

the most common mononeuropathy in DM is of the third cranial nerve


devirante
Aim NEET PG

drug-specific benefit in diabetic nephropathy, independent of BP control, has been shown ONLY for...
ACE inhibitors for type 1 DM
Angiotensin Receptor blockers in type 2 DM

Rhiannon..why are ACE inhibitors to be used with caution in DM pts...??


devirante
Aim NEET PG

most common form of diabetic neuropathy is ...

a. distal symmetric neuropathy
b.autonomic neuropathy
c. chronically evolving proximal motor neuropathy
d. cranial mononeuropathy


devirante
Aim NEET PG

most common pattern of dyslipidemia in DM...

a. incrsd TG, reduced HDL
b. increased LDL
c. increased TG and LDL and reduced HDL


devirante
Aim NEET PG

foll. drugs are useful in t/t of chronic painful diabetic neuropathy....
TCADs (amitriptyline), gabapentin, NSAIDS, mexilitine, phenytoin, capsaicin cream, carbamazepine


rhiannon
Aim NEET PG

WOW....thanx for the contribution......

hey what about the drugs contraindicated in DM???

Essentials of Medical Pharmacology By KD Tripathi
Extensively revised and updated chapters to include recently introduced drugs, published information and therapeutic practices.
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