Pathophysiology of Hyperglycemia
2 Written Questions
2 Multiple Choice Questions
- Although fatty acid oxidation (along with ketones) is reduced or absent, the excess FAs and acetyl CoA will be processed into increased blood levels of triglycerides and very low density lipoproteins (VLDL).
- IDDM patients have much higher glucose levels plus presence of ketones.
1 True/False Question
What are some effects of glucosuria in patients? → elevated glucose itself is the mediator of the late degenerative complications in DM. View supported by the fact that nonenzymatic glycosylation increases in proportion to plasma glucose concentrations.