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Diabetes type 2

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mattisensept's version from 2017-06-04 00:58

Section 1

Question Answer
Normal Produced by the beta cells in the ilset of langerhorns, promotes glucose transportation across the cell membrane
Abnormal Insulin is produced but it not utilized efficiently, usually states w/resistance, progresses to pancreas not making enough insulin, liver continues to make glucose, onset is gradual
Medications Biguanides, Sulfonylureas, meglitnide, glucosidase inhibitor, thiazolidinedione, DOO-4 inhibitors, non insulin injectables
Nursing interventions Assessment, Health promotion, insulin therapy, prevent complications, patient education
Patient teaching Monitoring, exercise, diet, prevent hypo & hyper
Hyperosmolar hyperglycemic Syndrome (HHS) Less common that DKA, usually caused by UTI, pneumonia, sepsis
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Section 2

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