University of San Francisco Diabetes Mellitus and HDL Cholesterol Report

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1. A 50-year-old man has serum glucose values of 155 and 162 mg/dL on visits to his physician last month. His body mass index is 31. He has not had any major illnesses. The islets of Langerhans in his pancreas may demontrate:

2. A 55-year-old woman has a family history of myocardial infarction and stroke. She is concerned about her own risks for these complications. She finds that her increased serum level of this analyte tends to indicate a decreased risk for atherosclerosis:

3. A 13-year-old girl has had a month-long course of weight loss despite eating and drinking large amounts of food and fluid. A urinalysis shows pH 5.5, sp gr 1.022, 4+ glucose, no blood, no protein, and 4+ ketones. What pathologic finding most likely prededed the clinical appearance of her disease:

4. At autopsy, a patient who died from a myocardial infarction has severe occlusive coronary atherosclerosis. The atheromatous plaques are microscopically seen to be “complicated” by the presence of:

5. Receptors in the arterial walls are more likely to take up this material: No references needed