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nursing care plan for diabetes mellitus type 1

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
45 years experience Hospital-based practice
Diabetes: Chronic kidney disease is a long term complication of dm. I am afraid there is no nursing care involved, but appropriate medications, can postpone th ... Read More
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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Read your syllabus: This sounds like a homework assignment for nursing school. You need to read your course syllabus and references and prepare your answers using that ma ... Read More

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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yu Sun
Dr. Yu Sun answered
14 years experience Cardiology
Inherited diabetes: Type 1 diabetes mellitus, known as childhood or Insulin dependent diabetes, occurs in about 1 in 10 cases of diabetes, the rest being of type 2.
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Dr. B.Gabriel Smolarz
15 years experience Endocrinology
Autoimmune diabetes: Actually, the term 'juvenile diabetes' is no longer used since there are adults who develop type i diabetes, due to the same autoimmune destruction of ... Read More
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Dr. Melissa Young
8 years experience Internal Medicine
Lack of insulin: Due to destruction of the Insulin producing cells of the pancreas, the body is incapable of making insulin. It often, but not always, occurs in childr ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Gonzalez-mendoza
41 years experience Pediatric Endocrinology
Autoimmune: Type 1 diabetes is more frequent in the juvenile years though you can get it at any time, that is why it used to be called juvenille diabetes. For re ... Read More
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Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Needs insulin to con: Type 1 diabetes is Insulin dependant and is treated with Insulin injections or Insulin pump and patients including children and the p[arents need to b ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Beta cell death: Type I diabetes ensues after significant beta cell death which depletes insulin production and causes quantitative insulin deficiency. What causes bet ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Insulin: Either by regular injections, flex pen, or continuous pump.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
44 years experience Family Medicine
Many: Blindness, heart disease, hardening of the arteries, renal failure, amputations to name a few. Most accelerated by poor control.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Krenn
19 years experience Family Medicine
Several: Complications of poorly controlled type 1 diabetes is similar to type 2 and include heart disease, blindness, nerve damage, wounds that don't heal pos ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Insulin: And diabetic teaching right away ! thereay be a.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Yes: Just because you are a diabetic doesn't mean you cannot live a normal life. Keep in mind however that if your blood sugar is not well controlled, you ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Diabetes tests: 3 tests (same for type 2): fasting blood sugar, a test called hemoglobin A1c and a test called glucose tolerance test.
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