Diabetes Teaching 366

Instructed patient on the steps to follow to prevent a heart attack or stroke by: maintaining proper cholesterol and triglyceride levels, exercise regularly, proper diet, keeping all MD appointments.

Diabetes Teaching 367

Instructed patient on possible complications linked to diabetes such as, kidney, bladder and heart disorders, strokes, eye complications, peripheral vascular and nervous system disorders.

Diabetes Teaching 368

Instructed patient to maintain a diabetic record of blood sugars and any adverse reactions. Records should include date, time, and any other pertinent information.

Diabetes Teaching 624

Your feet are your source of independence - or at least its foundation. Give your feet a little tenderness, a little loving care, each day. And be sure to have your doctor take a good look at your feet during each of your diabetes checkups, in case you missed anything.

Diabetes Teaching 369

Instructed patient about accurate preparation of insulin syringes using aseptic techniques.

Diabetes Teaching 370

Instructed patient about proper subcutaneous injection technique using asepsis.

Diabetes Teaching 371

Instructed patient on oral diabetic agents. When properly used, these agents stimulate insulin release from the pancreas to help control glucose levels.

Diabetes Teaching 372

Instructed patient on possible adverse reactions to oral diabetic agents, which include: nausea, vomiting, epigastric fullness, heartburn, hypoglycemia, rash, itching and facial flushing.

Diabetes Teaching 373

Instructed patient on insulin. It is widely used to decrease blood glucose levels by replacing insulin not produced by the pancreas.

Diabetes Teaching 374

Instructed patient on possible adverse reactions to insulin, which include hypoglycemia, hyperglycemia, and skin rash and local reaction at injection site.