Examination of the Male Breast

Examination of the breast should be performed on all men. The nipples should be inspected for swelling, discharge, and ulceration. The areola and the subareolar tissue should be palpated for any masses. The axillary examination is as indicated for women.

Figure 16-20 Technique for nipple examination. A, Examination for discharge. B, Examination for masses below the nipple.
Diabetes 2

Diabetes 2

Diabetes is a disease that affects the way your body uses food. Normally, your body converts sugars, starches and other foods into a form of sugar called glucose. Your body uses glucose for fuel. The cells receive the glucose through the bloodstream. They then use insulin a hormone made by the pancreas to absorb the glucose, convert it into energy, and either use it or store it for later use. Learn more...

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