Flashcards in Monitoring of diabetes Deck (5)
why do we monitor?
to guide treatment desicions
to reduce risk of diabetes complications
to avoid hypoglycaemia
to avoid hyperglycaeama
to avoid KA
to be safe in society
to empower patients to control their diabtes
how/what do we measure?
home glucose monitoring
blood ketone monitoring
targets for blood glucose monitoring
4-7mmol/L pre meal
what is the treatment for severe hypo?
glucagon 1mg -inject into buttock/arm/thigh