Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome

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Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome by Mind Map: Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome

1. Pathophysiologic etiology

1.1. Insulin resistance

1.2. Lack of insulin production

2. Genetic Factors

2.1. Race, age

2.2. Genetic aspects of a patient can lead to an eventual diagnosis of type II

3. Causative Factors

3.1. Causative Factors can be environmental or genetic

3.2. Nutrition and exercise can be key contributors to Type II diagnosis

4. Risk Factors

4.1. Obesity, race, age, & blood pressure

5. Diagnostic Tests

5.1. A1C results from a blood test

5.1.1. This test must demonstrate consistency over a 3 month period to get an official diagnosis

5.2. 6.5 percent or higher

6. Common Findings

6.1. Minority groups with economic deficits are prone to type II

6.2. This is due to lack of nutrition

7. treatments

7.1. Diet

7.2. Exercise

7.3. Medication