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Osteoporosis Teaching 507

Patient was instructed on Osteoporosis. Everyone can benefit from eating healthy foods, but not everyone has the same nutritional needs. Older adults will have different needs for certain nutrients. Eating healthier does not mean that you need to go on a restrictive diet.

Osteoporosis Teaching 534

Patient was instructed on Osteoporosis. Get enough vitamin D. Getting enough vitamin D, along with sufficient calcium, is one of the first steps toward preventing or reducing the effects of osteoporosis. Vitamin D helps your body absorb calcium. Usually two minutes of sun exposure a day is enough to satisfy the body's vitamin D requirement.

Depression Teaching 607

Patient was instructed on depression as a diabetes complication. It is often a vicious cycle. Depression can get worse as the complications of diabetes get worse, and being depressed can stop people from managing their diabetes as effectively as they need to, which can lead to increased incidence of long-term complications of diabetes as neuropathy or nephropathy.

Hyperglycemia Teaching 771

Patient was instructed on symptoms of hyperglycemia. Excessive hunger. inappropriate hunger or over eating. Excessive eating is called "polyphagia" (or hyperphagia) and can cause an increase in the appetite and excessive hunger for food.

Hyzaar Teaching 954

Taught that Hyzaar should be taken regularly, at the same time each day and as directed by MD, in order to get the most benefit from it.

Activity Intolerance Teaching 1159

Taught that resting frequently during an activity to allow the heart to recover is a measure aimed to increasing tolerance in response to increased physical activity.

Potassium Teaching 1546

Patient was educated about potassium 10 meq 1 tablet oral daily and the importance to know sign and symptoms of toxicity and Overdose: (slow, irregular heartbeat; fatigue; muscle weakness; paresthesia; confusion; dyspnea).

Blood Sugar Teaching 1623

Instructed patient use sugar in moderation. Consider lower sugar options if available, fruits, vegetables, beans and whole grain foods are good sources of fiber, drink plenty of water, use less salt.

Pain Management Teaching 1745

Tramadol is used to relieve moderate to moderately severe pain. If you are having surgery, including dental surgery, tell the doctor or dentist that you are taking tramadol. Side effects can this medication cause: Tramadol may cause side effects. Tell your doctor if any of these symptoms are severe or do not go away: dizziness, weakness, sleepiness,difficulty falling asleep or staying sleep,headache.

Wound Care Teaching 1810

Instructed caregiver the key to successful wound healing is regular podiatric medical care to ensure the following “gold standard” of care: Lowering blood sugar, appropriate debridement of wounds, treating any infection, reducing friction and pressure, restoring adequate blood flow.