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Diabetic emergencies diagnosis and clinical management by Nicholas Katsilambros

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Published by Wiley-Blackwell in Chichester, West Sussex .
Written in English


  • Diabetes Complications,
  • Emergencies,
  • Diabetes Mellitus,
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis,
  • Hypoglycemia,
  • Hyperglycemia,
  • Diabetes

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementNicholas Katsilambros ... [et al.].
LC ClassificationsRC660 .D565 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24839121M
ISBN 100470655917
ISBN 109780470655917
LC Control Number2011011046

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  There is good information in this book. I liked the part about having an emergency diabetic kit. I was hoping it would have some info about how to obtain extra insulin for emergencies, but no such luck. Other than that, it was a good read/5(13). The book explores both the clinical presentation of serious diabetic emergencies (like ketoacidosis, hyperosmolar coma, and severe hyper and hypoglycemia) . Type 2 diabetes occasionally presents as a hyperglycaemic hyperosmolar state, but not nearly as frequently as Type 1 presents with diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA). Type 1 patients become rapidly very sick as a result of ketosis and acidosis, and they will nearly always present directly to the emergency . Diabetes is the leading cause of visual loss in the United States. The eyes are affected by diabetes over the long term. Although glaucoma (high pressure in the eye) and cataracts (a film over the lens in the eye) occur in non-diabetic patients, they appear sooner and more frequently in patients with diabetes.

  Diabetes can become serious in the short term if blood sugar levels become either too high or too low. The following information details what to do in an emergency. This covers low blood sugar (hypoglycemia), very high blood sugar (diabetic ketoacidosis) and what to do if you are left without your diabetes medication and/or supplies.   Learning Objectives. 1. Know the five primary actions of insulin on the body.. 2. Understand the causes of common diabetic emergencies . Emergencies in Diabetes Diagnosis, Management and Prevention. 58 funi 0. Diabetic emergencies Warning signs and what to do.   Diabetic emergencies 1. DiabeticEmergencies 2. ObjectivesGeneral Objective:• Identify the common diabetic complications in an emergency ic Objective:• Describe diabetic ketoacidosis, hyperosmolar syndrome, and hypoglycemia.• .

  Diabetic Emergencies: Understanding the Presentation of Hypoglycemia The signs and symptoms are due to an activated sympathetic nervous system Updated J Diabetic Emergencies One very common scenario that we as emergency responders find ourselves dealing with are issues and complications related to diabetes. Generally speaking, there are two classifications of diabetic emergencies – hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia. Both have a wide range of signs and symptoms.   Continued Diabetic Ketoacidosis. Diabetic ketoacidosis, or DKA, is a life-threatening emergency caused when you don't have enough insulin and your liver has to Author: Loraine Fick. –The state of New Jersey created an emergency preparedness sheet specifically for people with diabetes. It recommends keeping a handy copy of your emergency information and medical list, as well as extra copies of prescriptions, your health insurance information, the names and contact info for your medical-care providers and a blood-sugar diary.