You are working with an APRN in private practice. Your first…

Question Answered step-by-step You are working with an APRN in private practice. Your first… You are working with an APRN in private practice.  Your first patient of the day is a 65-year-old Asian American female patient who is visiting your clinic for a 3 month follow up of a recent diagnosis of type 2 diabetes made at the county public health department clinic.  This is your first time to care for this patient so you know you will need to complete a full physical assessment.  After completing the health history and reading the patient’s health record from the PH clinic, you learn that the patient has been adhering to the diet & education provided at the previous clinic visit; however, her HgA1C at this visit is 8.5.  It was 10 at diagnosis during the visit 3 months ago.  She reports her fasting blood glucose at home this morning was 225 and her current blood glucose at the visit is 200 with the clinic AccuChek.  You note this patient has the following diagnoses in addition to type 2 diabetes:  hypertension, osteoporosis, & asthma.  The patient reports she has not noticed any problems with her blood pressure or breathing & is taking her medications regularly as prescribed.  She takes the following medications:  Lisinopril 10 mg. daily, Fosamax 10 mg daily, Calcium 1200 mg daily, Vitamin D3 400 units daily, and has used a Proventil inhaler as needed for symptoms of asthma for a number of years. What are 5 diagnosis for this patient based on her presentation Health Science Science Nursing NURSE N521 Share QuestionEmailCopy link Comments (0)