NU636-7B Unit 4 Discussion 1- Diabetes Management Herzing
You are seeing a 64-year-old Hispanic male for his diabetes management. He reports that his morning capillary blood sugar readings are ranging in the 150 to 190 range.
Last month his Hgb A1C was 7.4
He is on Metformin 1000mg twice a day and Glipizide 5mg daily.
He walks a couple miles three to five times a week.
A dietary review reveals that his daily total carbohydrate intake is in the range of 75 to 100 grams.
Last eye exam did not reveal any problems. He wears reading glasses when needed.
He does report some intermittent burning sensation in his feet.
Ht 6’2”, Wt 200 lbs, BP 118/72, P 72, R 17
Heart regular rhythm, without murmur or gallop
Monifilament testing does not reveal any decreased sensation in the feet
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