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What is the best nursing care plan for chronic kidney disease secondary to diabetes mellitus?

What is the best nursing care plan for chronic kidney disease secondary to diabetes mellitus?

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 the need for dialysis depending on the severity of illness.

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What is diabetes mellitus type 2 uncontrolled?

What is diabetes mellitus type 2 uncontrolled?

DM2: Uncontrolled diabetes mellitus means the blood sugar numbers are regularly too high, which could lead to diabetic complications to the heart, eyes, kidneys and blood vessels and nerves. Type 2 DM is the more common, adult-onset, hereditary form of diabetes.

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What are the symptoms of diabetes mellitus type 2?

What are the symptoms of diabetes mellitus type 2?

See Below: Type 2 diabetes can cause serious health complications. That's why is very important to know how to spot type 2 diabetes symptoms. Most common symptoms are :increased thirst increased hunger (especially after eating), dry mouth, frequent urination, unexplained weight loss (even though you are eating and feel hungry), fatigue (weak, tired feeling), blurred vision headaches, loss of consciousness.

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Statistics for diabetes mellitus type 2 in arabian gulf countries?

Statistics for diabetes mellitus type 2 in arabian gulf countries?

About 25%: It is known that uae has the second highest prevalence of diabetes worldwide with 25% of the population affected.

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Please help needed. Type 2 diabetes mellitus. How much can I exercise?

Please help needed. Type 2 diabetes mellitus. How much can I exercise?

Exercise: You can exercise as much as you want, and as much as you are able.

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Is ingesting too much sugar directly responsible for diabetes mellitus type 2?

Is ingesting too much sugar directly responsible for diabetes mellitus type 2?

Indirectly: There is the failure of the pancrease (pancrelipase) to produce sufficient insulin, also involves the ability of the cell to "use" the insulin, the amount of gycogen converted to sugar by the liver, as well as the absorption of the sugar by digestive system. However, the more sugar you intake the more stress you place on these organs to do their work. Is the fire worse when you add gasoline?

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What health problems can my child's diabetes mellitus type 2 cause?

What health problems can my child's diabetes mellitus type 2 cause?

Many: This is "metabolic syndrome" and indicates Insulin resistance. That means that he has a high blood Insulin that does not do its job properly. The common cause is bad diet. Take all the "junk" away, particularly all the sugar, sweeteners, pop, ice cream, candies etc. The overall health of an individual with this is awful and you can expect complications.

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Statistics for diabetes mellitus type 2 in children middle east countries?

Statistics for diabetes mellitus type 2 in children middle east countries?

Related to Obesity: When children go beyond a body mass index of 28 (there are charts for children bmi) specially if one parent or worse 2 have heavy family history of type 2, you have to change life style to bring that body mass index down. Statistics are against you if you do not.

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Anyone knows what are the other causes of diabetes mellitus type 2 besides food?

Anyone knows what are the other causes of diabetes mellitus type 2 besides food?

Yes: There are other risk factors for developing type 2 diabetes beside bad food choices: obesity, family history of diabetes, sedentary lifestyle, history of gestational diabetes, polycystic ovarian syndromes, older age, metabolic syndrome, history of giving birth to a baby > 9 lbs....

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What's the latest treatment news on diabetes mellitus type 2?

Diabetes Rx: There are currently 14 drug classes (including insulins) to treat type 2 diabetes with many more to come in the coming years. Unless you have a specific question, it's too much to list in 400 words.

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How come patients with diabetes mellitus type 2 are insulin resistant?

How come patients with diabetes mellitus type 2 are insulin resistant?

Insulin resistance: In patients with type 2 dm, Insulin resistance is one of the factors in addition to decreasing Insulin production. There are what are called Insulin receptors in the cells that Insulin attaches itself for its action. These receptors are down regulated or less in number. Sometimes, increasing the dose of Insulin may not work always because of this reason.

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What kind of condition is diabetes mellitus type 2 (diabetes type 2)?

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What kind of condition is diabetes mellitus type 2 (diabetes type 2)?

Acquried diabetes: Diabetes type 2 is the most common form of diabetes, resistance to insulin, closely linked to obesity and has become increasingly common in recent decades as more people become obese.

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How does an endocrinologist treat patients with diabetes mellitus type 2?

How does an endocrinologist treat patients with diabetes mellitus type 2?

DM2: Dm2 can be treated either by family physician, internist or an endocrinologist. Once a diagnosis is made if it is a new onset diabetes usually treated with oral hypoglycemic agents. Generally if patient presents with more than 300 blood sugars patient may need to be on Insulin in addition to oral hypoglycemic agents. Other treatments ace inhibitor, cholesterol meds, life style modifications, diet.

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How can I help prevent my overweight child from getting diabetes mellitus type 2?

Weight loss: The best was you can prevent your child from developing diabetes is to help them lose weight and return to a normal weight for their age, sex, and height. Controlling their diet and encouraging regular physical activity will help with this.

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Please help needed. Type 2 diabetes mellitus and just found out im pregnant. Who do I see first?

Please help needed. Type 2 diabetes mellitus and just found out im pregnant. Who do I see first?

Ob and Endo: See an obstetrician right away. And if you have a physician helping you manage your diabetes, let them know asap. If you don't have a diabetes doctor right now, seek a referral from your obstetrician at your visit with them. Diabetes management during pregnancy is especially important for the health of your baby and some things are different than when you're not pregnant, so go right away.

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My father is having diabetes mellitus type 2. Had angioplasty 2 months ago and now his weight has decreased a lot. What should we do?

My father is having diabetes mellitus type 2. Had angioplasty 2 months ago and now his weight has decreased a lot. What should we do?

Angioplasty: Your dad should be on a CAD program with diet, exercise and not smoke, a menu of drugs and regular follow up with his doc. You should encourage dad to follow the program and take care of himself.