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Pathophysiology, treatment & complications
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  1. The vast majority of diabetic patients have this type of diabetes
  2. Type two diabetes is a disorder of insulin _________.
  3. This syndrome is characterized by elevated insulin, triglycerides, LDLs, BP and low HDLs
  4. Fasting serum glucose of greater than or equal to this number is diagnostic of diabetes
  5. This laboratory value measures the amount of glucose that has attached to Hgb for 90-120 days
  6. this hormone is responsible for transport and storage of glucose in liver, muscle & fat cells
  7. this type of insulin works within 30 minutes to an hour and peaks in one to three hours
  8. this is an example of an intermediate acting isulin
  9. this insulin has no peak
  10. this is an example of an antidiabetic medication that increases production of insulin from the pancreas
  11. This is the prototypical Biguanide medication
  12. Patients taking biguanides may damage this system when receiving contrast media
  13. The diabetic diet should contain 10-20% of this nutrient
  14. The majority of calories should come from this nutrient (abbreviation)
  15. this glucose range represents the "safe zone" for exercise
  16. this complication of diabetes may be worsened with exercise
  17. This treatment should be ordered immediately for DKA patients (two words)
  18. this type of fluid should be administered immediately for DKA patients
  19. this medication should ONLY be administered for patients with a pH
  20. This syndrome (abbreviation) describes severe hyperglycemia in the type II DM patient
  21. This complication of diabetes presents with confusion, irritability, sweatering and tremors.
  22. This parenteral medication should be administered to patients with severe hypoglycemia
  23. This procedure requires patients to lay face down for 2-6 weeks.
  24. This is an early symptom of failing kidneys in diabetic patients
  25. This medication may be prescribed for diabetic neuropathy