What things cause hyper and hypoglycemia for pts with DM?

1)Compare and Contrast Type 1 & Type 2 Diabetes. What are s/s of each? What are indications of compensation for patients who have uncontrolled DM? What are complications of each (hint: DKA vs HHNS). How would a nurse know pt is experiencing complications?2)What things cause hyper and hypoglycemia for pts with DM?3)What is HgbA1C and what does it mean? ‘4)Why are DM patients at increased risk for infection?5)Know actions, SE, peaks of insulins.6)Contrast hyper and hypothyroidism. What are s/s of each? What hormones are involved (hint: T3, T4, Calcitonin)? What labs may be drawn, what do you do if those are high/low & what s/s indicate they are high/low? Treatment? Complications? What assessment findings should be reported?7)A patient has a thyroidectomy. What are nursing assessments and interventions for this patient? What complications should the nurse be alert for? How does the nurse know if complications are occurring (i.e. s/s)?8)What is Diabetes insipidus? What are s/s of the disease?9)Myxedema is a s/s of what endocrine disorder. What does this mean?

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