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Diabetes Education<br />Alanna Graham<br />Kaplan University<br />MN 510- Professor Theiss<br />
Why Should you Monitor Blood Sugars?<br />To prevent complications <br />Check daily and regularly<br />Hemoglobin A1C sho...
Which Symptoms are Which?<br />Hypoglycemia<br />Hyperglycemia<br />
Hypoglycemia<br />Treatment:<br />-give orange juice,  soda, snack, half  a sandwich<br /><ul><li>Recheck finger stick hal...
Hyperglycemia<br />Symptoms:<br />Frequent urination<br />Weight loss<br />Increased thirst<br />Blurred vision fatigue<br...
Complications<br />Neuropathy<br />Diabetic retinopathy<br />blindness<br />Non healing wounds<br />Diabetic ketoacidosis<...
Lifestyle Management<br />Balanced diet<br />Exercise<br />Medication<br />Blood sugar control<br />Weight control (ADA,20...
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References<br />American Diabetes Association (2011) Diabetes basics. Retrieved from http://www.diabetes.org/diabetes-basi...
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  1. 1. Diabetes Education<br />Alanna Graham<br />Kaplan University<br />MN 510- Professor Theiss<br />
  2. 2. Why Should you Monitor Blood Sugars?<br />To prevent complications <br />Check daily and regularly<br />Hemoglobin A1C shows blood sugars over last 3months<br />It confirms whether there is control<br />
  3. 3. Which Symptoms are Which?<br />Hypoglycemia<br />Hyperglycemia<br />
  4. 4. Hypoglycemia<br />Treatment:<br />-give orange juice, soda, snack, half a sandwich<br /><ul><li>Recheck finger stick half hour after (ADA,2011)</li></ul>Symptoms :<br />Anxiety<br />Tremors<br />Hunger<br />Blurred vision<br />Sweating<br />Weakness<br />Confusion (ADA,2011)<br />
  5. 5. Hyperglycemia<br />Symptoms:<br />Frequent urination<br />Weight loss<br />Increased thirst<br />Blurred vision fatigue<br />Fruity smelling breath (ADA,2011)<br />Treatment:<br />-taking more insulin<br />-increasing activity<br />-following diet (ADA,2011)<br />
  6. 6. Complications<br />Neuropathy<br />Diabetic retinopathy<br />blindness<br />Non healing wounds<br />Diabetic ketoacidosis<br />Kidney failure<br />Cardiovascular disease<br />Poor circulation (ADA,2011)<br />
  7. 7. Lifestyle Management<br />Balanced diet<br />Exercise<br />Medication<br />Blood sugar control<br />Weight control (ADA,2011)<br />
  8. 8. <iframe width="420" height="315" src="https://www.youtube-nocookie.com/embed/DdF54FZu17I?rel=0" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe> <br />
  9. 9. References<br />American Diabetes Association (2011) Diabetes basics. Retrieved from http://www.diabetes.org/diabetes-basics/?utm_source=WWW&utm_medium=GlobalNavDB&utm_campaign=CON<br />Microsoft Power Point. (2007) Clipart<br />iwproduction73. Diabetes Rap. Retrieved from http://youtu.be/DdF54FZu17I<br />

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