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1

What is the HA1C goal in DM? BG goal?

HA1C: <7.0 %
BG: 70-110

2

S/s of DM?

Polyuria, polydipsia, weight change, paresthesias, fatigue

3

What are potential complications of DM? (7)

Nephropathy, neuropathy, retinopathy, poor wound healing/infxns, pseudomonas otitis, cellulitis, depression

4

What three parts of the PE are especially important in DM pts?

Foot exam
Fundoscopy
Peripheral pulses

5

What three exams should DM pts have performed annually?

Eye, Skin, Dental

6

Medication tx options for DM pts include...

Metformin
Sulfonylureas (glipizide)
GLP-1 (exenatide)
Insulin (humalin, humalog, lantus)
Pregabalin (neuropathy)

7

What are some s/s of DKA?

Kussmaul respirations, ketotic odor/breath, N/V, tachycardia

8

What are the 5 "I"s of DKA?

Insulin decrease
Infection
Intoxication
Infarction
Ischemia