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1 Diabetes mellitus Presented by Orietta Girard and Marco Trigueros Internal Medicine RotationJPH & RUSM
2 Outline Definitions of Diabetes Mellitus References Epidemiology Classification of DMEtiologyCriteria for the Diagnosis of DMScreening for DMRisk factorsPathogenesisAcute Complications of DMChronic Complications of DMApproach to the Patient with DMLong Term Treatment/ Treatment GoalsNutritional Recommendations for Adults with DiabetesManagement and ongoing careQuestions/AnswersReferences
3 Definitions of DMDiabetes mellitus (DM) refers to a group of common metabolic disorders that share the phenotype of hyperglycemia.Several distinct types of DM exist and are caused by a complex interaction of genetics and environmental factors.Factors contributing to hyperglycemia include:reduced insulin secretion,decreased glucose utilization, &increased glucose production.The metabolic dysregulation associated with DM causes secondary pathophysiologic changes in multiple organ systems.
4 Epidemiology of DM In the United States, DM is the leading cause of: end-stage renal disease (ESRD),nontraumatic lower extremity amputations, &adult blindness.It also predisposes to cardiovascular diseases. With an increasing incidence worldwide,DM will be a leading cause of morbidity and mortality for the foreseeable future.
5 Epidemiology of DMThe worldwide prevalence of DM has risen dramatically over the past 20 yrs from:an estimated 30 million cases in 1985 toan estimated 177 million in 2000.Based on current trends, >360 million people will have diabetes by the year 2030.The prevalence of type 2 DM is rising much more rapidly than type 1 DM because of increasing obesity and reduced activity levels as countries become more industrialized.This is true in most countries, and 6 of the top 10 countries with the highest rates are in Asia.
6 Epidemiology of DMIn the United States in 2005 statistics estimated that:20.8 million persons, or 7% of the population, had diabetes (~30% of individuals with diabetes were undiagnosed).Approx. 1.5 million individuals (>20 yrs) were newly diagnosedPrevalence based on age group:0.22% in those < 20 years9.6% in those > 20 years.In individuals > 60 years, the prevalence of DM was 20.9%.The prevalence is similar in men and women throughout most age ranges but is slightly greater in men >60 years.Worldwide estimates project that in 2030 the greatest # of individuals with diabetes will be 45–64 years of age.
8 Classification of DMDM is classified on the basis of the pathogenic process that leads to hyperglycemia, as opposed to earlier classification criteria such as age of onset or type of therapy.The two broad categories of DM are designated type 1 and type 2. Both types of diabetes are preceded by a phase of abnormal glucose homeostasis as the pathogenic processes progresses.Type 1 DM is the result of complete or near-total insulin deficiency.Type 2 DM is a heterogeneous group of disorders characterized by variable degrees of insulin resistance, impaired insulin secretion, and increased glucose production.Type 2 DM is preceded by a period of abnormal glucose homeostasis classified as impaired fasting glucose (IFG) or impaired glucose tolerance (IGT).
9 Classification of DM Other etiologies for DM include: specific genetic defects in insulin secretion or action,metabolic abnormalities that impair insulin secretion,mitochondrial abnormalities, &a host of conditions that impair glucose toleranceMaturity onset diabetes of the young (MODY) is a subtype of DM characterized byautosomal dominant inheritance,early onset of hyperglycemia (usually <25 years), &impairment in insulin secretion.
10 Genetic Defects of β cell Function characterized by mutation in: MODY 1 – HNF-4αMODY 2 - GlucokinaseMODY 3 - HNF-1αMODY 4 – IPF-1MODY 5 – HNF-1βMODY 6 - NeuroD1Mitochondria DNASubunits of ATP – sensitive K+ ChannelProinsulin or insulin conversionHNF – Hepatocyte Nuclear Transcription FactorIPF – Insulin Promoter Factor
11 Classification of DMMutations in the insulin receptor cause a group of rare disorders characterized by severe insulin resistance.DM can result from pancreatic exocrine disease when the majority of pancreatic islets are destroyed.Hormones that antagonize insulin action can also lead to DM. Thus, DM is often a feature of endocrinopathies.Viral infections have been implicated in pancreatic islet destruction but are an extremely rare cause of DM.A form of acute onset of type 1 diabetes, termed fulminant diabetes, has been noted in Japan and may be related to viral infection of islets.
13 Classification of DM Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM) Glucose intolerance may develop during pregnancy.Insulin resistance is related to the metabolic changes of late pregnancy, and the increased insulin requirements may lead to impaired glucose tolerance (IGT).GDM occurs in ~4% of pregnancies in the US; most women revert to normal glucose tolerance post-partum but have a substantial risk (30–60%) of developing DM later in life.
16 Screening for DMWidespread use of the FPG as a screening test for type 2 DM is recommended because:a large number of individuals are asymptomatic & unaware, as DM may be present as much as 10 yrs before symptoms appearEarly treatment of type 2 may favorably alter the history of DM.The ADA recommends screening all people > 45 years q 3 years & screening individuals at an earlier age if they are overweight (BMI) > 25 kg/m2, and have one additional risk factor for diabetes.In contrast, type 1 rarely has a long asymptomatic period of hyperglycemia
18 Pathogenesis of DM type 1 Type 1 DM is the result of interactions of genetic, environmental, & immunologic factors that destroy the pancreatic β cells.Individuals with a genetic susceptibility (HLA-DR3/DR4 haplotypes, CTLA-4, IFIH-1, & PTPN-2 genes) have normal β cell mass at birth & begin to lose β cells 2dary to an autoimmune process triggered by an infectious or environmental stimulus.Most type 1 DM results from autoimmune β cell destruction but some individuals who have the clinical phenotype of type 1 DM lack immunologic markers (anti-GAD - glutamic acid decarboxylase)These individuals develop insulin deficiency by unknown non-immune mechanisms, & are ketosis prone; many are African American or Asian descent.
19 Pathogenesis of DM type 1 The rate of decline of β cell varies widely, with some patients progressing rapidly (months) to clinical diabetes & others evolving more slowly (years).The events that trigger the transition from glucose intolerance to frank diabetes are often associated with increased insulin requirements, as might occur during infections or pubertyA "honeymoon" phase may ensue during which time glycemic control is achieved with modest doses of insulin or, rarely, insulin is not needed.
20 Pathogenesis of DM type 2 Type 2 is characterized by impaired insulin resistance, abnormal insulin secretion, excessive hepatic glucose production, & abnormal fat metabolism.Insulin resistance (reduced glucose utilization in skeletal muscle) is present in many non-diabetic, 1st degree relatives of type 2 diabeticsEnvironmental factors such as obesity(visceral/central), nutrition, & physical activityType 2 DM has a strong genetic component.1 parent with type 2 DM increased risk of diabetes2 parents with type 2 DM increased risk by ≈ 40%The genes are incompletely identified, but current potential genes are:a variant of the transcription factor 7-like 2 geneperoxisome proliferators-activated receptor,inward rectifying K+ channel expressed in β cells,zinc transporter expressed in β cells, IRS, & calpain 10.Genetic mechanisms are predicted to be from alter insulin secretion
21 Pathogenesis of DM type 2 In the early stages , glucose tolerance remains near-normal, despite insulin resistance, due to β cells compensationAs insulin resistance & hyperinsulinemia progress, the pancreatic islets are unable to sustain the hyperinsulinemic state. IGT, then develops.A further decline in insulin secretion and an increase in hepatic glucose production lead to overt diabetes with fasting hyperglycemia.Ultimately, β cell failure may ensue.
22 Acute Complications of DM Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) & hyperglycemic hyperosmolar state (HHS)DKA formerly the hallmark of type 1 DM, also occurs in type 2 obese individuals (often of Hispanic or African American descent).HHS is primarily seen in type 2 DM.DKA & HHS are associated with absolute or relative insulin deficiency, volume depletion, and acid-base abnormalities.Exist along a continuum of hyperglycemia, with or without ketosis.Associated with serious complications if not promptly diagnosed & treated.
23 Clinical Features of DKA The S&S of DKA usually develop over 24 h.DKA may be the initial symptom that leads to a diagnosis of type 1 DM, but more frequently it occurs in individuals with established diabetes
24 Pathophysiology of DKA DKA is initiated by inadequate levels of plasma insulin (relative or absolute deficiency) combined with counter-regulatory hormone excess (glucagon, catecholamines, cortisol, & growth hormone).The decreased ratio of insulin to glucagon:promotes gluconeogenesis, glycogenolysis, and ketone body formation in the liver,increases the substrate delivery from fat and muscle (FFAs, AAs) to the liver.Normally, these FFAs are converted to triglycerides or VLDL in the liver.In DKA, hyperglucagonemia alters hepatic metabolism to favor ketone body formation, through activation of the enzyme carnitine palmitoyltransferase I.Most commonly, DKA is precipitated by increased insulin requirements, as might occur during a concurrent illness. Failure to augment insulin therapy often compounds the problem.
27 Principles of Management of DM Therapeutic goals:alleviation of symptomsachievement of metabolic controlprevention of acute and long term complications of diabetes
28 Management Outline Glycemic control Patient education Dietary modificationExerciseMedications
29 Glycemic Control: Set at the same goal for type 1 and type 2 diabetes preprandial blood glucose values of mg/dLpost-prandial values of <180mg/dLHbA1c of <7% (or as close as possible to normal)This degree of treatment has been associated with the lowest risk for long-term complications for both DM types
30 Methods for Glycemic Control Self monitoring of capillary blood glucose (SMBG) (especially for those with insulin); at least 3x’s a day.HbA1c every 2-3 months; or twice a year if well regulatedKetonuria monitoring with ketostix/acetest tablets ifpersistent elevated glucose (>300mg/dL);signs of impending DKA (N/V/abd. pain)Febrile illness
31 Patient Education Reinforcement at every opportunity At routine check-upsHospitalizationsWhen complications take place
32 Dietary Modification (ADA) Balanced diet to achieve adequate nutrition and maintain an ideal body weight.1,000-1,200 kcal/d for women; 1,200-1,600 for men (if either overweight)Total caloric intake:45-65% carbohydrates (adjust based on glycemic control)10-30% protein< 30% total fat (<7% saturated fat & <300 mg/d cholest.)Those with high LDL, restrict fat intake to 25%, <200 chole)If diabetic nephropathy; further modifications on protein intake (.8 g/kg/d; down to .6 g/kg/d if it worsens).
34 Grain, Starches & Vegetables Grains and Starches (mostly carbohydrates)At base of the pyramid are bread, cereal, rice, and pasta.Made mostly of grains, such as wheat, rye, and oats.Starchy vegetables like potatoes, peas, and corn, along with dry beans such as black eyed peas and pinto beans.Starchy vegetables and beans have as much carbohydrate in one serving as a slice of bread.Choose 6-11 servings per day.Serving sizes are:1 slice of bread1/4 of a bagel (1 ounce)1/2 an English muffin or pita bread1-6 in tortilla3/4 cup dry cereal1/2 cup cooked cereal1/2 cup potato, yam, peas, corn, or cooked beans1 cup winter squash1/3 cup of rice or pastaVegetablesNaturally low in fat and good choices as snacks/include in meals.Vegetables are full of vitamins, minerals and fiber.Spinach, chicory, sorrel, Swiss chard, broccoli, cabbage, bok choy, brussels sprouts, cauliflower, and kale, carrots, tomatoes, cucumbers, and lettuce.Choose at least 3-5 servings per day.A serving is:1 cup raw1/2 cup cooked
35 Fruit, Milk & Dairy Fruit Have plenty of carbohydrates, vitamins, minerals, and fiber.Blackberries, cantaloupe, strawberries, oranges, apples, bananas, peaches, pears, apricots, and grapes.Choose 2-4 servings per dayA serving is:1/2 cup canned fruit1 small fresh fruit2 Tbsp dried fruit1 cup of melon or raspberries1 1/4 cup of whole strawberriesMilk and DairyContain protein and calcium as well as vitamins.Choose non-fat or low-fat dairy products for taste and nutrition without the saturated fat.Choose 2-3 servings per day1 cup non-fat or low-fat milk1 cup of yogurt
36 Meat & Fats, Sweets Meat and Meat Substitutes Beef, chicken, turkey, fish, eggs, tofu, dried beans, cheese, cottage cheese and peanut butter.Great sources of protein and many vitamins and minerals.Choose from lean meats, poultry and fish and cut all the visible fat off meat.Keep your portion sizes small; 3 oz is about the size of a deck of cards.Choose 4-6 oz per day divided between mealsEqual to 1 oz of meat:1/4 cup cottage cheese1 egg1 Tbsp peanut butter1/2 cup tofuFats & SweetsPotato chips, candy, cookies, cakes, crackers, and fried foods contain a lot of fat or sugar.Keep your servings small and save them for a special treat.Serving sizes include:1/2 cup ice cream1 small cupcake or muffin2 small cookies
37 CarbohydratesEat grams of carbohydrate at a meal (more or less depending on how you manage diabetes).Foods that have carbohydrate:Starchy foods like bread, cereal, rice, and crackersfruit and juicemilk and yogurtdried beans like pinto beans and soy products like veggie burgersstarchy vegetables like potatoes and cornsweets and snack foods like sodas, juice drinks, cake, cookies, candy, and chipsNon-starchy vegetables have a little bit of carbohydrate but in general are very low.How Much Carbohydrate is in Foods?Read food labels.Estimate how much carbohydrate in foods without labels.
38 Carbohydrates cont. About 15 grams of carbohydrate in: 1 small piece of fresh fruit (4 oz)1/2 cup of canned or frozen fruit1 slice of bread (1 oz) or 1 (6 inch) tortilla1/2 cup of oatmeal1/3 cup of pasta or rice4-6 crackers1/2 English muffin or hamburger bun1/2 cup of black beans or starchy vegetable1/4 of a large baked potato (3 oz)2/3 cup of plain fat-free yogurt or sweetened with sugar substitutes2 small cookies2 inch square brownie or cake without frosting1/2 cup ice cream or sherbet1 Tbsp syrup, jam, jelly, sugar or honey2 Tbsp light syrup6 chicken nuggets1/2 cup of casserole1 cup of soup1/4 serving of a medium french fry
39 Exercise Improves insulin sensitivity Reduces fasting and postprandial blood glucoseOffers numerous metabolic, cardiovascular and psychological benefits in diabetic patients.Take a brisk walk (outside or inside on a treadmill)Go dancingTake a low-impact aerobics classSwim or do water aerobic exercisesTry ice-skating or roller-skatingPlay tennisStationary bicycle indoorsLift weights
40 Medications More effective when combined with exercise and diet Sulfonylureas: predispose to developing hypoglycemia in hospitalized patients not consuming routine diet.Metformin: with-held when iodinated radiocontrast dyes are used; renal dysfunction sepsis, CHF, or any condition that predisposes to lactic acidosis.Thiazolidinediones: not to be administered to patients with hepatic dysfunction, or CHFGlucosidase inhibitors: continued unless patient has GI illness.DPP-4 Inhibitors: predispose to developing hypoglycemia in conjunction with secretagogues/insulin. (watch dosage).Insulin: hypoglycemia!! Tight control needed! Add types of insulin and also there is new med called omeglide;
41 Saxagliptin (Onglyza) Takes place within mins.Potent selective reversible inhibit. of dipeptidyl peptidase-4Reduces degrad. of incretins & enhances actions of:glucagon-like peptide-1 GLPglucose insulinotropic polypeptide GIP.Improved β-cell function (increases insulin release)Suppression of glucagon secretionImproves glycemic control in monotherapyProvides additional efficacy in combination with other oral meds (metformin, sulfonylurea, thiazolidinedione).Absorbed rapidly PO and once daily dosing.Metabolized in vivo to form an active metabolite.Excreted primarily via the kidneys.Fasting and postprandial glucose concentrations are reducedClinically meaningful reductions in HA1C. (increased glucose uptake by muscle & decreased hepatic glucose production).Low risk of hypoglycemia.Neutral effect on body weightDose adjust. because of age, gender, or hepatic impair. not necessary.
43 Treatment with Insulin Subcutaneous Delivery :Abdominal wall, thighs, buttocks, and armsMay have continuous SC insulin infusion; using pump.Inhaled delivery:Recently approved; w/in 10 minutes before meal. (1mg = units)Typical Regimen:Multiple daily insulin injectionsLong/Intermediate acting: % total daily dose as basal supplyRemainder of doses givin wit rapid actin insulin divided across main meals.Initial dosages:units/kg/d for average nonobese patient.Conservative doses with adjustments as BS is monitored.1 unit insulin per 10-15g of carbohydrate.
44 What is the Sliding Scale? A set of individualized instructions meant to adjust dose of insulin in accordance with results of blood glucose levels, activity level and meals.Example; Regular Insulin is to be taken as per the following table:(2) units- BS <180(4) units- BS(6) units- BSunits- BSunits- BS >401Insulin ½ hour before a meal may be suggestedCreate a correct and detailed record of test timings, test result and amount (especially if glucose levels are controlled).Check BS at set times a day; ie. 1 hour post-prandially q meal.Long and short acting insulin may be co-administered to mimic natural insulin release and adjusted as sliding scale is modified.
45 Indications for Hospitalization DKAglucose >250 mg/dL andpH <7.30 or bicarb <15mEq/L and ketonuria/ketonemiaHyperosmolar nonketotic statemarked hyperglycmia >400mg/dLelevated osmolality >315 mOsm/KgHypoglycemiainduced by sulfonylurearesulting in coma, seizures or altered mentationNewly Diagnosed type 1 DM and Gestational DMeven those without ketoacidosisNewly Diagnosed type 2 DMEven in absence of ketoacidosis or hyperosmolar syndrome
46 Question #1An 89-year-old woman is evaluated in a nursing home. She has had diabetes for more than 15 years; she was treated with a sulfonylurea for 1 year, but subsequently required insulin therapy.She has recently been experiencing labile control, with blood glucose levels fluctuating widely between 50 mg/dL (2.78 mmol/L) and more than 300 mg/dL (16.65 mmol/L). She takes 70/30 NPH/Regular insulin, 22 units AM and 18 units PM.During a recent episode of gastroenteritis, her morning insulin was withheld because of concern that she would consume few calories that day. At 4 PM that day, her glucose level was 513 mg/dl (28.47 mmol/L).Her medical history is notable for stroke, coronary artery disease, and colon cancer.Examination shows a thin woman (BMI 21) who looks her stated age. Dipstick urinalysis shows glucose and ketones.
47 Question #1 cont’dWhich of the following is the appropriate categorization of this patient's diabetes? A Type 1 diabetes mellitusB Type 2 diabetes mellitusC Secondary diabetesD Latent autoimmune diabetes of adulthood (LADA)
48 Answer #1The answer is D A minority of patients previously diagnosed with type 2 DM develop insulin requirements later in life and exhibit the labile glycemic tendencies and many of the autoimmune markers (ex.: anti-GAD (Anti-Glutamic-Acid-Decarboxylase) 65 antibodies) that are detected type 1 DM. This form of diabetes, called latent autoimmune diabetes of adulthood (LADA), also involves loss of beta cell function which progresses & ultimately becomes severe insulin deficiency.Its cardinal manifestation is labile glycemic control in a lean, older patient, which fits the description of this patient. These patients often have a prior history of good glycemic control with oral agents alone.It is important to identify LADA because affected patients quickly become refractory to oral agents and are just as insulin-dependent and become as ketosis prone as the typical patient with Type 1 DM. Accordingly, during times of illness, basal insulin must be continued, with additional doses of short-acting insulin provided as needed to prevent marked hyperglycemia.
49 Question #2A 50-year-old female is 5 ft 7 in. tall and weighs 165 lb. There is a family history of diabetes mellitus. Fasting blood glucose is 150 mg/dl on two occasions. She is asymptomatic, and physical exam shows no abnormalities. The treatment of choice isA) ObservationB) Medical nutrition therapy C) Insulin D) Oral hypoglycemic agent
50 Answer #2 The correct answer is b The classification of diabetes mellitus has changed to emphasize the process that leads to hyperglycemia.Type 2 DM is a group of heterogeneous disorders characterized by insulin resistance, impaired secretion of insulin, and increased glucose production.Medical nutrition therapy is a term now used to describe the best possible coordination of calorie intake, weight loss, and exercise. It emphasizes modification of risk factors for hypertension & hyperlipidemia, not just weight loss and calorie restriction.In this type 2 patient, medical nutrition therapy that includes dietary modification, weight loss, and exercise is the first intervention. Blood glucose control should be reevaluated after 3 to 4 weeks. If target blood sugar is not met, pharmacotherapy should be initiated.
51 Question #3A 32 years old primigravid woman at 35 weeks' gestation comes to the physician for a prenatal visit. At 26 weeks, she failed her 50-g, 1-hour oral glucose-loading test. She also failed her follow-up 100-g, 3-hour oral glucose tolerance test, with a normal fasting glucose, but abnormal 1, 2, and 3-hour values. Over the past several weeks, she has maintained good control of her fasting and 2-hour postprandial glucose levels by adhering to the diet recommendations of her physician. She asks the physician what effect her type of diabetes can have on her or her fetus. Which of the following is the most appropriate response?Gestational diabetes is associated with fetal anomaliesGestational diabetes is associated with intrauterine growth restrictionGestational diabetes is associated with fetuses weighing 4000 g or moreGestational diabetes is not associated with future diabetesGestational diabetes with normal fasting glucose is associated with stillbirth
52 Answer #3 The correct answer is C. Patients with GDM & normal fasting glucose levels have two major risks.Fetal macrosomiaEventual development of overt diabetes (50% increase risk in next 20 yrs)Choice A is incorrect. However, patients with overt diabetes do have an increasedrisk of fetal anomalies.Choice B is incorrect. GDM is associated with macrosomia.Choice D is incorrect. GDM is not associated with future diabetes.Choice E is incorrect. Abnormal fasting glucose is associated with stillbirth in bothGDM & overt diabetes
53 References www.Access Medicine.com Harrison’s Online > part 15th : Endocrinology & Metabolism > Section 1: Endocrinology > Chapter 338, Diabetes MellitusDaniel H. Cooper MD et all. The Washington Manual of Medical Therapeutics, 32th edition, ppCarolyn F. Deacon and Jens J. Holst. Advances in Therapy. Springer Healthcare Communications; Volume 26, Number 5 / May, 2009, ppADA>Food & Fitness