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A 46-year-old patient is newly diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. He has a medical history of myocardial infarction 2 years ago, heart failure, and hypertension. He smokes 1 pack per day, drinks 2 beers per week. Laboratory values from today are as follows: SCr 0.9 mg/dL, AST 15mg/dL, ALT 20 mg/dL. Which of the following is the most compelling reason to avoid metformin therapy in this patient?
The following are TRUE regarding the Omega 3 Fatty Acids
a. Increase LDL-C levels
b. Prolong the bleeding time
c. Should be used with caution in nursing mothers
d. Decrease triglycerides levels
A 50 year old male patient with type 2 diabetes, hypertension, and history of myocardial infarction presents to the clinic for evaluation of his cholesterol. Based on this presentation, which of the following would be the MOST appropriate therapy?
A 65-year-old man with coronary artery disease, type 2 diabetes, and hypertension presents to the clinic. Which of the following would be the MOST appropriate antiplatelet recommendation to redue the risk of macrovascular complications?
A 45-year old patient with type 2 diabetes on metformin 1000mg twice daily presents for evaluation. His A1C is 78% despite excellent compliance with his metformin, diet, and exercised routine. The patient asks you which of the following medication would be their best option for losing weight.