A review of Type 2 diabetes mellitus is presented. Lifestyle recommendations with a focus on currently available medications are discussed. A case study involving a patient with diabetes mellitus and a foot ulcer is discussed in relation to current treatment recommendations.
Mellisa A. Hall, MSN, APRN, BC, is Nursing Instructor, University of Southern Indiana, Evansville, Indiana.
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