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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.

Character Briefs:

Mr George McFarlane. Male, aged 53 years.

  • Occupation – Long haul truck driver
  • Overweight - 135kg
  • Hypertension
  • Smoker
  • 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

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