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Patient Process

A typical visit for a diabetic patient includes several steps. The patient must first check in with the front desk. Then, a nurse will take a patient through Intake, collecting vital signs, height, and weight. After intake, the nurse will lead the patient to wait in the exam room for the physician. The physician will examine the patient, being sure to heed requirements of diabetic patients. The physician reviews the most recent lab values and urinalysis to quantify the patient’s control of his diabetes. The physician must check for ailments common to diabetic patients, paying close attention to signs of peripheral neuropathy and health of the feet.

Patient Process