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Why does the nurse tell the client that it is important to maintain the dwell time for the dialysis at the prescribed time? The nurse is instructing a client with diabetes mellitus about peritoneal dialysis.

This question is part of Urinary System Disorders | NCLEX Quiz 118
Asked by Santepro, Last updated: Jul 08, 2020

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Answered Oct 31, 2018

Hyperglycemia

An extended dwell time increases the risk of hyperglycemia in the client with diabetes mellitus as a result of absorption of glucose from the dialysate and electrolyte changes. Diabetic clients may require extra insulin when receiving peritoneal dialysis.
 

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