A fasting blood glucose of more than 7 is normal?
Diabetes can be caused by the following:
Being fit and active
What percentage of people in hopsital will have diabetes?
Type 1 diabetes normally starts in the over 40's?
The normal treatment for type 1 diabetes is insulin?
Which one of these is not a potential complication of diabetes:
What is the target level for a daibetics HBa1c?
Greater than 7%
Less that 10%
Less than 7%
The symptoms of hypoglycaemia include?
The common causes of hypoglycaemia are?
Stopping steroids suddenly
Drinking lots of sugar
Patients being Nil By Mouth
DKA stands for:
Diabetic Ketone Akalosis
Diabetic Kereatine Acidosis
DKA is diagnosed using which three elements?
Hyperglycaemia-blood glucose above 11
Acidaemia-Bicarbonate greater than 15
The fluid of choice for DKA management is 0.9% saline?
Insulin infusions are set by the body mass of the patient?
What does HHS stand for?
HyperOsmolar Hyperglycaemic State
Hyper osmotic Hyperglycaemic state
HypoOsmolar Hyperglycaemic State
HHS is characterised by?
Low blood glucose levels
How often should you do observations for a patients with HHS?
Catheterisation and fluid output monitoring
Venous blood gases
Tea with Sugar
With HHS you should maintain a potassium of 6 and above?