Diabetes is an important topic in nursing school, and a common diagnosis that you’ll help treat in your future patients.
In this podcast, I talk about the:
Differences between type 1 and type 2 diabetes.
Complications such as Neuropathy, Retinopathy, Peripheral Vascular Disease, and Nephropathy.
How it's diagnosed (Hgb A1C test)
Purpose of insulin
Triangle of treatment: Medication, exercise, and diet
Signs and Symptoms of hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia
DKA and HHNS conditions
Sick Day Care
Check out Picmonic for a great way to memorize the types of insulins.