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What is one function of insulin?
increase protein synthesis
which symptom is the patient speaking of when she says she is having an abnormal touch sensation?
a diagnosis of Dia is made when: 1-3
- 1. Fasting
- Plasma Glucose level greater than 126 mg/dl on separate occasions.
2. Random blood glucose > 200 with classic symptoms.
- 3. Oral glucose tolerance tests show that the
- blood glucose level at 2 hours is > 200 mg/dl. This must be
- confirmed by a second test on another day.
of the following tests is not used for a routine diagnosis of Type 2 Diabetes?
of the following patients would you want to avoid giving a Biguanide to?
pt's with renal insufficiency
insulin is the only form of insulin given intravenously.
is one of the most important nursing practices before beginning patient
education for new onset Diabetes?
background and readiness to learn
a way that patients can remember to safely take their medications?
obtain a pill box
is Diabetes diagnosed?
- separate fasting glucose measurements of 126 mg/dL or higher
deficiency in which of the following results in hyperglycemia?
is the Metabolic Syndrome?
- Seen in
- patients with the following cluster of abnormalities:
- obesity, hyperlipidemia, hypertension, and
- glucose intolerance
of the following class of oral hypoglycemic medications can cause excessive
Sulfonylureas (Glyburide, Glipizide)
Fasting Glucose LEVELS
- fasting glucose > 110 and < 126 mg/dl
Glucose Tolerance LEVELS
- glucose results from the OGTT that are > 140 and < 200 mg/dl
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