Present your initial diagnosis. Describe the pathophysiologic processes related to your diagnosis that explain the signs/symptoms, and lab results obtained.

Assignment :

Answer the questions related to each of the patients provided.

Patient 2– A 45-year-old man is being seen because he has been experiencing vision changes, a burning sensation in his feet, and decreasing amounts of urine when he uses the bathroom. He has a long-standing history of hypertension and hyperlipidemia. Your physical exam reveals retinal hemorrhages in both eyes, and decreased sensation to moderate touch in the soles of his feet. A spot urinalysis shows microalbuminuria and a stat Basic Metabolic Profile (BMP) show decreased Glomerular Filtration Rate (GFR).

a. Present your initial diagnosis.

b. Describe the pathophysiologic processes related to your diagnosis that explain the signs/symptoms, and lab results obtained.

c. State the effect of his symptoms on his life expectancy and the rationale for your answer.

Present your initial diagnosis. Describe the pathophysiologic processes related to your diagnosis that explain the signs/symptoms, and lab results obtained.