Case scenario My patient.

Cardiovascular disease prevention in a newly diagnosed diabetic patient Is it time to start antihypertensive and hypolipidaemic treatment in this individual with newly diagnosed diabetes? Case scenario My patient, Mark, is 53 years was and old diagnosed with type 2 diabetes half a year ago. His blood sugar had not been controlled well with lifestyle and diet modification, and he right now takes metformin. He is not happy about needing medication. Despite his changes in lifestyle, both his LDL-cholesterol level and systolic blood pressure are above recommended guidelines, but only just. He has an LDL-cholesterol degree of 3.5 mmol/L, an HDL-cholesterol degree of 1.2 mmol/L and a borderline blood pressure of 135/75 mmHg; zero proteinuria is had by him..Cancers is a big worry for many individuals though. It is estimated now that at least 300, 000 people a year are identified as having every year in the united kingdom now. The most common forms of cancer are breast, lung, prostate and colon cancer. Cancer of the penis rarer is much. In Britain around 400 men a yr are diagnosed with cancer of the male organ and it mostly affects men who are 60 of age or older. It is more common in South East Africa and Asia.

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