Type 2 diabetes is a prevalent and serious medical condition affecting millions of people worldwide. The most recent data from the International Diabetes Federation suggest that just over half a billion adults are living with diabetes worldwide; by 2045, this number is expected to rise to 700 million. Type 2 diabetes is often a contributing cause of death and leads to cardiovascular, renal, neuropathic, and retinal disease. The financial and health costs to patients diagnosed with type 2 diabetes extend to many comorbid conditions such as hypertension, obesity, hyperlipidemia, and diabetic kidney disease. Management of type 2 diabetes must incorporate the treatment of comorbidities in the care of this complicated patient population.
Do you know how to best treat comorbidities associated with type 2 diabetes? Check your knowledge with this quick quiz.
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Cite this: Romesh Khardori, Anne L. Peters. Fast Five Quiz: Type 2 Diabetes Comorbidities - Medscape - Dec 19, 2022.