Instructed in possible adverse reactions of oral diabetic agents, which include nausea, vomiting, epigastric fullness, heartburn, hypoglycemia, rash, itching and facial flushing.
Patient was instructed on cardiovascular complications. Hyperglycemia (high blood glucose levels) can cause arteries to narrow and/or lose elasticity causing Atherosclerosis (CAD) where blockage occurs in the arteries that go to the heart.
Instructed in possible adverse reactions to insulin, which include hypoglycemia, hyperglycemia, skin rash and local reaction at injection site.
Instructed in the importance of wearing Medic Alert Bracelet.
Instructed in oral diabetic agents, these stimulate insulin release from the pancreas to help control glucose levels.
Instructed in insulin.This is used to decrease blood glucose levels, by replacing insulin not produced by the pancreas.
Instructed in S/S of hyperglycemia, such as excessive urination, thirst, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, or cramping, weak-tired feeling, drowsiness, deep-rapid breathing, or fruity breath. If these S/S occur client S/O instructed to notify MD.
Instructed that insulin/oral diabetic agents, are used to relieve the symptoms and not to cure the disease.
Instructed in the proper disposal of sharps, in the container provided.
Instructed to maintain a diabetic record of blood sugars and any untoward reactions. Record should include date, time, and any other pertinent information.