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RNSG 1341

Chapter 20 Nursing Care of Patients with DM

Total deficit of circulating insulin. Type 1 DM
Insulin resistance and/or relative deficiency of insulin Type 2 DM
Cells that produce the hormones for metabolism and cellular utilization of carbohydrates, proteins and fats. Islet of Langerhans
Alpha cells produce Glucagon
Glucagon Raises blood sugar
Prevents blood glucose from decreasing to low levels when fasting and between meals Glucagon
Initiate glucagon when blood sugar is below 70 mg/dL
Breakdown of stored glycogen in the liver Glycogenolysis
Formation of glucose from fats and proteins Gluconeogenesis
Lispro Appropriate insulin for use in insulin pump
How often should needle on pump be changed? Every 7 days
Normal blood glucose level 80 to 110 mg/dL
The site with the most rapid absorption Abdomen
Beta cells secrete insulin
Created by: pdimple