Diabetes Mellitus Coding Challenge

image of diabetes being documented as diagnosis, along with syringe, insulin, and medication to go with the diabetes mellitus coding challenge

The Coding Challenge


A 32-year-old male patient is diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. He is morbidly obese due to his overeating. A note in the record by the dietician indicates the patient has a BMI of 40.2. Assign the appropriate ICD-10-CM codes.

A. E10.9, E66.01, Z68.41
B. E11.9, E66.01, Z68.41
C. E08.9, E66.9
D. E10.9, E66.09, Z79.4


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