1.1.1 Caused by autoimmune
attack against the
pancreatic beta cells.
Prevalent in children. .
1.2 Type 2
1.2.1 Insensitivity of cells to insulin
signaling. Developes from long
term environmental factors
such as, a sedentary lifestyle,
and being overweight/obese.
188.8.131.52 Treatment: Exercise and
dietary changes to promote
weight loss, medications,
and hormone therapy,
1.3.1 Insensitivity of cells to insulin
signaling during pregnancy occurs
when the normal insulin resistance
that occurs in pregnancy becomes
excessive and leads to
hyperglycemia in the mother.
184.108.40.206 Treatment: Blood glucose
monitoring, dietary changes,
exercise, weight gain limitations,
and cesarian delivery
1.4 Types of Insulin: - Rapid acting - short
acting - intermediate acting - long
1.4.1 IV (only administered in
subcutaneous injection, or
by continuous infusion
1.5 Treatment for hypoglycemia: Consume 15-20
grams of glucose or simple carbohydrates.
Recheck your blood glucose after 15 minutes.
If hypoglycemia continues, repeat. Once
blood glucose returns to normal, eat a small
snack if your next planned meal or snack is
more than an hour or two away.
2 Thyroid disorders
2.1.1 Radioactive iodine,