Question: you are an enrolled nurse working in primary health care...
You are an Enrolled nurse working in primary health care. A new referral to your clinic, Mr McFarlane, has recently been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes.
Mr George McFarlane. Male, aged 53 years.
- Occupation – Long haul truck driver
- Overweight - 135kg
- Diet preferences are Australian. Often has a poor diet when on the road for work including ‘fatty food from truck stops’
- Has osteoarthritis in (L) knee
Mr. McFarlane has recently been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes.
Discuss the pathophysiology of Type 2 diabetes.
Include in your response:
a. Your understanding of Type 2 diabetes
b. Possible causes of Type 2 diabetes
c. Possible risk factors for Mr McFarlane
(word limit 300 words)
Can you please make sure you give your response for Part C according to Mr McFarlane, thanks