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by Jazzy Jazzy (New) New Student

Jazzy has 1 years experience .

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hello I need assistance with a nursing diagnosis

The pt reports pain, burning, and tingling. she was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. her blood glucose, HbA1c both are elevated, LDL also. Can I use the following diagnosis?

Pain r/t bilateral foot pain, burning and tingling, and evidenced by pt self-report of pain.

 

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LovingPeds has 10 years experience as a MSN, APRN, NP and specializes in Pediatrics; Maternal-Child Nursing Education.

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What is the pathological cause of the bilateral foot pain, burning, and tingling. Not the diagnosis which is, as murseman24, pointed out diabetic neuropathy, but the actual pathophysiology behind it?

Also is this pain acute or chronic?

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