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1

Which type of diabetes is controlled mostly by insulin?

Type 1 diabetes mellitus

2

Which type of diabetes is controlled mostly by diet and exercise?

Type 2 diabetes

3

What should you teach diabetes about foot care ?

1.) inspect skins daily

2.) keep skin clean and dry

3.) Have MD cut toenails

4.)Cut toenails straight across

4

If a diabetic vomits after taking PO insulin what should they do?

Monitor blood sugar and do not repeat dose because the medication may have bee absorbed

5

How often should a diabetic get an eye exam ?

Yearly; diabetes can cause retinopathy

6

What is lipodystrophy

A fatty mass that appear and decrease insulin absorption in a area where a client repeats injections without rotating injection sites

Teach client to rotate injection sites

7

Do you need to aspirate if injecting SQ?

No

8

What is Exubera

A inhaled insulin

9

Exercise _____ blood glucose

Lowers

10


Lower blood glucose


1.)

2.)

3.)

4.)

5.)

Lower

1.) alcohol

2.) MAOI

3.) oral contraceptives

4.) aspirin

5.) exercise

11



Increase blood glucose

1.)

2.)

3.)

4.)

Increase


1.) infection

2.) dehydration

3.) stress

4.) surgery

12

What do you give the client is hypoglycemic and unconscious ?

Glucagon (IV or IM)

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