Hyperglycemia

Nursing Continuing Education

Hyperglycemia Teaching 1353

Patient was instructed to drink more water. Water helps remove the excess glucose from your urine and helps you avoid dehydration. Exercise more. Exercise will help to lower your blood glucose, (blood glucose over 300 mg/dL do NOT exercise). Change your eating habits. Make sure you are following your meal plan, exercise program and medicine schedule.

Hyperglycemia Teaching 1719

Instructed patient to eat healthy food, as people with diabetes do not need special foods. The foods on your diabetes eating plan are the same foods that are good for everyone in your family. Try to eat foods that are low in fat, salt, and sugar and high in fiber such as beans, fruits and vegetables, and grains. Eating right will help you reach and stay at a weight that is good for your body, keep your blood sugar in a good range and prevent heart and blood vessel disease.

Hyperglycemia Teaching 1720

Instructed to patient exercise is good for those with diabetes. Walking, you can even get exercise when you clean house or work in your garden. Exercise is especially good for people with diabetes because exercise helps keep weight down. Exercise helps insulin work better to lower blood sugar, exercise is good for your heart and lungs. Exercise after eating, not before, test your blood sugar before, during, and after exercising. Don't exercise when your blood sugar is over 240, avoid exercise right before you go to sleep, because it could cause low blood sugar during the night.

Hyperglycemia Teaching 1721

SN instructed patient psychological stresses such as difficulties with relationships, job pressures, financial strain, and even concerns about self-worth can contribute to hyperglycemia. If these issues become overwhelming, decreased attention to the diabetes treatment plan may also contribute to hyperglycemia.

Hyperglycemia Teaching 1730

Patient was instructed If you eat more food than is balanced with your physical activity and, in some cases, diabetes medicines, your blood glucose level may rise above your goal range. Carbohydrate-containing foods directly affect your blood glucose level after eating, so reviewing the amount of carbohydrate in your meals and snacks may be helpful in determining the cause of hyperglycemia.

Hyperglycemia Teaching 1731

Instructed patient during periods of stress, the body releases so-called stress hormones, which cause a rise in blood glucose level. In the short term, this gives the body the extra energy it needs to cope with the stress. But if a person doesn’t have adequate insulin circulating in his bloodstream to enable his cells to use the extra energy, the result will be hyperglycemia. And if stress becomes chronic, hyperglycemia can also become chronic.

Hyperglycemia Teaching 1732

SN instructed patient psychological stresses such as difficulties with relationships, job pressures, financial strain, and even concerns about self-worth can contribute to hyperglycemia. If these issues become overwhelming, decreased attention to the diabetes treatment plan may also contribute to hyperglycemia.

Hyperglycemia Teaching 768

Patient was instructed on hyperglycemia what to watch for: Paying attention to the early signs and symptoms of hyperglycemia can help in the treatment of this condition promptly. Watch for: Frequent urination, increased thirst, dry mouth, blurred vision, fatigue and nausea.

Hyperglycemia Teaching 769

Patient was instructed on hyperglycemia. It is important to know that glucose levels vary before and after meals, and at various times of the day. Sustained high levels of blood sugar cause damage to the blood vessels and to the organs they supply, leading to the complications of diabetes.

Hyperglycemia Teaching 770

Patient was instructed on hyperglycemia disease. Hyperglycemia one of the classic symptoms excessive urination. But also feeling ill, nausea, with vomiting, stomach pain, dehydration (dry mouth and skin) fruity acetone breath, deep rapid breathing, drowsiness and mental illness are other hyperglycemia symptoms.