Fast Five Quiz: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Presentation and Diagnosis

Romesh Khardori, MD, PhD


January 30, 2020

Type 2 diabetes mellitus (type 2 DM), a chronic disease of both insulin resistance and inadequate insulin secretion, is increasing worldwide. Although type 2 DM can affect people at any age, it is most common in patients aged 45 years and older. Despite available diagnostic measures and treatments, type 2 DM is associated with microvascular, macrovascular, and neuropathic diseases, and according to the World Health Organization (WHO), it was the seventh leading cause of death in 2016.

Clinician knowledge of type 2 DM presentation and diagnosis is therefore essential to early diagnosis and treatment to prevent sequelae. How much do you know about the presentation and diagnosis of type 2 diabetes? Check your knowledge with this quick quiz.


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