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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: Woman with "Mossy" Legs

Clinical Challenge: Woman with "Mossy" Legs

A 63-year-old woman is evaluated for thick, pebbly, warty skin changes on her lower legs. Her past medical history is ...

Clinical Challenge: Warty Papules on the Chest, Ears

Clinical Challenge: Warty Papules on the Chest, Ears

A patient, aged 50 years, presented with complaints of bumps on her chest, behind her ears, and in her ear ...

Clinical Challenge: Photosensitive Blisters on the Hands

Clinical Challenge: Photosensitive Blisters on the Hands

A patient, aged 65 years, presented with complaints of blisters on his hands and arms for several weeks. He ...

Clinical Challenge: Infant Born in Plastic Film-Like Membrane

Clinical Challenge: Infant Born in Plastic Film-Like Membrane

A patient was born encased in a membrane, which gave the infant the appearance of being wrapped in a clear, ...

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 ...

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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