Flashcards in DM Deck (8)
What is the HA1C goal in DM? BG goal?
HA1C: <7.0 %
S/s of DM?
Polyuria, polydipsia, weight change, paresthesias, fatigue
What are potential complications of DM? (7)
Nephropathy, neuropathy, retinopathy, poor wound healing/infxns, pseudomonas otitis, cellulitis, depression
What three parts of the PE are especially important in DM pts?
What three exams should DM pts have performed annually?
Eye, Skin, Dental
Medication tx options for DM pts include...
Insulin (humalin, humalog, lantus)
What are some s/s of DKA?
Kussmaul respirations, ketotic odor/breath, N/V, tachycardia