Diabetes Mellitus Screening and Management
1. Evaluate asymptomatic adults and children with risk factors for diabetes using the ADA’s diagnostic criteria.
2. Follow the ADA screening recommendations for gestational diabetes.
3. Counsel patients on lifestyle modifications they can make, including diet, exercise, smoking cessation and alcohol consumption, to reduce their risk for developing diabetes and comorbidities.
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Dean A. Seehusen, MD, MPH, FAAFP – Director, Fort Belvoir Community Hospital Family Medicine Residency, Fort Belvoir, Virginia
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