A Non-healing foot ulceration

Mrs Melisa Carfi, a 65-year-old female patient with Type 2 diabetes mellitus, was admitted in your health care facility with a non-healing foot ulceration. Prior to admission, Melisa’s diabetes was managed with metformin. Upon admission, subcutaneous insulin with a diabetic diet was initiated along with oral anti-diabetic agents to achieve optimal blood glucose control.

 

2. Provide a list of four (4) specific questions you would ask Melisa in order to seek information to confirm her understanding of the condition and its impact.

 

  1. What specific information will you give to Melisa if you are to provide health education on dietary management and physical activity with the goal of losing weight?