Answer discussion question. References to be no older than 5-years old.
The 42-year-old female patient presents for follow up on lab results from her annual physical exam completed a week ago. The lab results are as follows:
Triglycerides 225, LDL 170, HDL 22, HgBA1c 8.3%. Patient history reveals a 20 pack-a-year smoking history and type 2 diabetes. The last labs done 18
months ago were normal. What is this patient’s cardiovascular risk based on these lab results? Describe how the FNP would clinically manage and follow up
this patient. List the pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions.