39-Year-Old Woman With Fever and Weight Loss

Keane, Anna M.; Kasten, Mary J.
March 2008
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Mar2008, Vol. 83 Issue 3, p351
Academic Journal
The article presents a medical case of a 39-year-old woman with a 4-month history of weight loss, daily fever, nausea and malaise. The woman's medical history was remarkable for type 2 diabetes mellitus and hypothyroidism. Details on the woman's laboratory test results are also considered in the article.


Related Articles

  • A 63-year-old with polyuria, thirst and fatigue. Morris, David // Pulse;3/25/2009, Vol. 69 Issue 10, p38 

    The article presents a case study of a 63-year-old retired female teacher who complained of weight loss, polyuria, thirst and fatigue. Her medical history showed thyrotoxicosis and was treated with radioactive iodine and is maintaining dose of levothyroxine. A diagnosis showed that the patient...

  • Case Study: Meal Provision as a Strategy for Supporting Weight Loss and Improving Metabolic Parameters in Type 2 Diabetes. Hayes, Charlotte // Clinical Diabetes;Fall2006, Vol. 24 Issue 4, p182 

    The article presents a case study that focuses on the effectiveness of meal provision as a strategy for supporting weight loss in an older woman with type 2 diabetes. The patient began a novel, home-delivered meal program that provides three portion- and nutrient-controlled meals each day. She...

  • Weight Loss Goals Among African-American Women With Type 2 Diabetes in a Behavioral Weight Control Program. White, Della B.; Bursac, Zoran; DiLillo, Vicki; West, Delia S. // Obesity (19307381);Nov2011, Vol. 19 Issue 11, p2283 

    African-American women with type 2 diabetes experience limited weight loss in behavioral weight control programs. Some research suggests that overly ambitious weight loss expectations may negatively affect weight losses achieved but it is unknown whether they affect weight loss among...

  • Effects of marked weight loss on plasma levels of adiponectin, markers of chronic subclinical inflammation and insulin resistance in morbidly obese women. Kopp, H-P; Krzyzanowska, K; Möhlig, M; Spranger, J; Pfeiffer, A F H; Schernthaner, G // International Journal of Obesity;Jul2005, Vol. 29 Issue 7, p766 

    OBJECTIVE:Obesity is linked to the insulin resistance syndrome (IRS), type 2 diabetes (T2D) and cardiovascular disease. Markers of chronic subclinical inflammation such as high-sensitive C-reactive protein (hs-CRP) and interleukin 6 (IL-6) are closely related to insulin resistance and obesity....

  • ALL ABOUT…PCOS.  // Good Health & Medicine;Jul2008, p18 

    The article presents information on polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS). It is a common condition, affecting 6-10 per cent of reproductive aged women, and 25 per cent of obese women. Its symptoms include irregular or infrequent periods, acne and hirsutism and multiple ovarian cysts. Women with...

  • Diabetes drug can cut hypo rate and boost weight loss. Robinson, Stephen // GP: General Practitioner;10/1/2010, p17 

    The article reports on a study which suggests that the developmental drug dapagliflozin, a sodium/glucose cotransporter 2 (SGLT-2) inhibitor, may cut hypoglycaemic events and lead to weight loss compared with existing therapy in people with type-2 diabetes. The study, presented at a recent...

  • For people who are extremely overweight and likely to develop diabetes, surgery may be the best form of prevention.  // MondayMorning;9/10/2012, Vol. 20 Issue 34, p1 

    The article focuses on a study published in the periodical "New England Journal of Medicine," according to which weight-loss surgery not only produced sustained weight loss in obese men and women but substantially reduced their odds of developing Type 2 diabetes. The researchers found that those...

  • When to use obesity drugs in diabetes? Haslam, David // Pulse;4/29/2009, Vol. 69 Issue 14, p34 

    No abstract available.

  • Is Weight Loss a Cure for Type 2 Diabetes? Tayek, John A. // Diabetes Care;Feb2002, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p397 

    Editorial. Examines the effects of laparoscopic adjustable gastric band surgery on the development of type 2 diabetes, which resulted in an average weight loss of 27 kilograms on patients who participated in the surgery. Association of weight loss with an increase of serum high density...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics