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D
DIET
(amount of carbs, fats, salt intake)
I
INFECTION CONTROL
(foot ulcer, pneumonia, uti, cellulitis from poor perfusion) avoid sick people, promote deep breathing, hand washing, increase activity level, good diet, adequate fluids, check feet (use mirrors) and if impaired integrity - monitor healing, use lotions and creams
A
ADMINISTERING MEDICATIONS
(need to know when to take, how often, dosage, why, side effects, interactions)
B
BASIC PATHOPHYSIOLOGY
type 1 - no pancreatic beta cells to secrete insulin
type 2 - amount of insulin secreted is not enough or is ineffective
E
EATING
keeps blood sugar constant
T
TREATMENT
of hypo/hyperglycemia
give OJ or apple juice, hard candy
E
EXERCISE
S
SYMPTOM recognition
diaphoresis, blurred vision, chest pain, headache, stroke, neuropathy, paresthesia