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    Case Study: What's Accelerating These Diabetic Complications?

Mrs. S came into the office because she was too tired to do her household chores. She had lost weight and was "really afraid there's something wrong."
       



Clinical Challenges

Clinical Challenge: Painful Eruptions on Face

Clinical Challenge: Painful Eruptions on Face

A 79-year-old man presents with a rash on his face and oral cavity. He has a history of head and ...

Clinical Challenge: Patient With 'Funny Tongue'

Clinical Challenge: Patient With 'Funny Tongue'

A 35-year-old woman presents complaining about the appearance of her tongue. She said she had never really been bothered by ...

Clinical Challenge: Progressive Enlargement of Nose

Clinical Challenge: Progressive Enlargement of Nose

A 63-year-old man complains of years long progressive enlargement of his nose. He has tried topical metronidazole cream and oral ...

Clinical Challenge: Enlarged, Ulcerated Lesion on the Face

Clinical Challenge: Enlarged, Ulcerated Lesion on the Face

A patient, aged 67 years, presented complaining of a lesion on the face that had enlarged and ulcerated over a ...

Clinical Challenge: Midline Split in the Nail

Clinical Challenge: Midline Split in the Nail

A patient aged 37 years presented complaining of the nail changes in his bilateral thumbnails. He denied trauma to the ...

Case Studies

Case Study: What's Accelerating These Diabetic Complications?

Case Study: What's Accelerating These Diabetic Complications?

Heavy metal exposure from a patient's well water accelerated multisystem damage associated with diabetes.

Numbness, Tingling, Weakness, and Coolness in a 'Jammed' Hand

Numbness, Tingling, Weakness, and Coolness in a 'Jammed' Hand

A man tells the orthopedics clinic staff about odd sensations in his hand a week after a car accident.

Hair Loss in a Female Patient with Diabetes: What's the Cause?

Hair Loss in a Female Patient with Diabetes: What's the Cause?

Are hormonal changes to blame, or something else?

Spreading Rash on Shin: What Does it Signify?

Spreading Rash on Shin: What Does it Signify?

A "bruise" from a minor injury continues to linger for weeks.

Case Study: Inadequate Glycemic Control for 5 Years

Case Study: Inadequate Glycemic Control for 5 Years

Despite adhering to lifestyle modifications, a woman's glycemic control remains inadequate.

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