A patient has a platelet count of 75,000/mm. What educational information might you provide this patient? Be specific, minimum 3 items.
A patient reports for a routine diabetes check-up. The patient’s home glucometer shows a range of blood sugars from 78 g/dl to 104 g/dl. You perform glucose on the patient with a result of 178 g/dl, and a hemoglobin A1C with a result of 10.2. What are some possible reasons for the disparity between home and office results? Be specific, minimum of 2 reasons with explanation.