February Week 2: Diabetes Mellitus


Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus in Pediatrics. Cooke and Plotnick. Peds in Review. 2008

Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in Children and Adolescents. J. Darrell Nesmith. Peds in Review. 2001.


Discuss the pathophysiology of DM, type 1 and 2.

Discuss the two common clinical presentations of Type 1 DM.

Discuss the clinical presentation of Type 2 DM.

Discuss what laboratory tests you would like to send for Type 1 DM and Type 2 DM.

Discuss the long term, chronic complications of untreated DM.

Discuss what defines hypoglycemia and how it is treated.

Discuss the treatment options available for Types 1 and 2 DM.

Questions by Dr. Bavishi