A 55-year old female was admitted in the ER with a severe urinary tract infections of E.coli. Her history revealed she was diabetic and it had been uncontrolled for several years. Her glucose was 450mg/dL with ketoacidosis.

A 51-year-old male presents to your office with left lower abdominal pain, diarrhea, nausea, and vomiting. He states that he has a decreased appetite along with a low-grade fever and chills.
November 13, 2019
Module 6 Teena Kissee Case Study I What are the potential ICD-10 codes in this case? 1. a. 2. How can the NP determine if the patient v/s an established patient at the clinic?
November 13, 2019

A 55-year old female was admitted in the ER with a severe urinary tract infections of E.coli. Her history revealed she was diabetic and it had been uncontrolled for several years. Her glucose was 450mg/dL with ketoacidosis.

A 55-year old female was admitted in the ER with a severe urinary tract infections of E.coli. Her history revealed she was diabetic and it had been uncontrolled for several years. Her glucose was 450mg/dL with ketoacidosis.
Why are urinary tract infections common in diabeticsWhat causes ketoacidosis? (please do not answer with “glucose”, be specific….what causes it? what are ketones? etc.)
Why is it difficult for diabetics to heal from an infection
What other complications could this patient develop if he does not control his diabetes?

 

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