Table 1.

Symptoms, Patient Behavior, and Clinical Data Embedded in the Diabetes Vignette “Diagnosed Diabetes with Complications”

Patient SymptomsPatient BehaviorsClinical Data
  • Burning sensation at bottoms of feet and up one ankle

  • Foot pain is intermittent and hard to localize

  • Patient otherwise feeling “quite good”

  • Regularly tests glucose

  • Concerned about high blood pressure

  • Adherence to blood pressure medicine less than ideal

  • Patient is overweight

  • Last hemoglobin A1c level was 6.9%

  • Single high blood pressure reading (145/98)