Complications of Diabetes


Complications of Diabetes

Exam Yield

Probability of getting 1 Question from this chapter 91%
Ease of Revision 9 / 10

Being a clinically important topic, worth reading it.

Question Pattern

Questions from this chapter focus on

  • Features of complications
  • Time frame of complications
  • Rx of complications

Being a very common condition, it is mandatory to know these, not just for exams.

Recent Questions

Questions on this chapter from recent NEET and AIIMS examinations have been about
  • Diabetic nephropathy – Overview
  • DKA – Overview
  • Fatal complications of DM
  • Microvascular vs Macrovasular complications
  • Necrobiosis lipoidica diabeticorum
  • Most reliable indicator of diabetic nephropathy
  • Chance of developing blindness in a diabetic patient
  • Foot ulcer – Causative factors
  • Legacy effect or metabolic memory
  • Earliest manifestation of diabetic nephropathy
  • Eye evaluation in DM
  • Diabetic Retinopathy – Timeframe
  • Pathologic findings in Diabetic Nephropathy
  • DKA & Pottasium

Suggested Revision

  • Dyslipidemia in DM
  • DKA Complications
  • Diabetic neuropathy – Overview
  • Rx of Diabetic Nephropathy
  • Management of DKA
  • DKA vs Hyperosmolar state
  • Reversible vs Irreversible complications
  • Treatment Goals in DM

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