Which disease processes would you suspect?

Which disease processes would you suspect?

Which disease processes would you suspect? 150 150 Nyagu

Type 1 Diabetes
A patient is admitted with the following signs and symptoms: edema around the eyes upon awakening, progressing to general swelling of the legs and body; weight gain; fatigue; headache; nausea; vomiting; frequent hiccoughs; and itching. A urine specimen is obtained, and the urine is frothy. The patient has a history of insulin-dependent diabetes (type 1 diabetes), which is poorly controlled, and high blood pressure, and his blood work comes back showing an elevated cholesterol level. Which disease processes would you suspect?