Study Guide for dental students and dentists

This is a comprehensive study guide for dental students and dentists. On this site you will Histology of the Human Eye for UCLA Dental Students. In addition there is a comprehensive study guide for the Systemic Pathology.

About Mission for Vision

Saturday, September 24, 2005

Diabetes Mellitus for Dental Students

Diabetes Mellitus & Pathology of Diabetes

  • 1.Define diabetes mellitus.

  • 2. What oral pathology lesions are common in Diabetes?

  • 3. What is the incidence of gingivitis and periodontal disease in diabetes?

  • 4. What causes salivary hypofunction in diabetes?

  • 5. Which type of diabetes is more common: Type I or Type II?

  • 6. How many Americans develop diabetes every year?

  • 7. Which ethnic group has the highest prevalence of Diabetes in the United States?

  • 8. What is the relationship between obesity and diabetes?

  • 9. What is the definition of diabetes mellitus?

  • 10. What is the pathogenesis of elevated glucose in diabetes?

  • 11. Describe the pathophysiology of Type I Diabetes and compare it to Type II Diabetes.

  • 12. What are the components of the insulin resistance syndrome?

  • 13. Describe the changes that occur in insulin resistance, with progression of Type II Diabetes.

  • 14. Describe inherited and acquired forms of insulin resistance.

  • 15. List some of the acute symptoms of diabetes mellitus as well as Diabetic ketoacidosis.

  • 16. What are the methods used for diagnosis of diabetes?

  • 17. Describe the similarities and differences between type I and type II diabetes.

  • 18. Give examples of secondary diabetes mellitus.

  • 19. What are some of the ocular complications of diabetes?

  • 20. List some of the ways we can prevent retinopathy.

  • 21. What are the renal complications of diabetes?

  • 22. Describe the renal pathology that can occur in the glomerulus with diabetes.

  • 23. What are the types of diabetic neuropathy?

  • 24. How can we prevent diabetic neuropathy?

  • 25. Describe the general treatment for diabetes.

  • 26. Give examples of drug treatment other than insulin

  • 27. Give examples of insulin analogues of different types.


Post a Comment

<< Home