Topics About 'Hypoglycemia'.

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  1. EGVnurse

    Humalog only, no background

    Patient has had DM type 2 since 1998. About 239lb, 5'8". Severe muscular atrophy, wheelchair bound, difficulty raising hands above head, some issues with dexterity but takes most of his injections via pen in his abdomen. Takes Humalog only (up t...
  2. LibraNurse27

    Hypoglycemia

    Hi all, just curious about hypoglycemia protocols at your organizations. Ours for diabetics is anything less than 70 gets treated and re-checked. For non diabetic pts it says report 54 or below and 500 and above. Reason I ask if we had a non diabetic...
  3. Elvish

    Hypoglycemia In The Newborn

    While in utero, glucose from the maternal bloodstream crosses the placental barrier and into fetal circulation to be used for growth. The fetal pancreas functions much as would an adult pancreas; that is, it facilitates glucose uptake by the cells th...
  4. Glucagon-like peptide 1 (GLP-1) agonists were introduced in 2005 with the launch of Byetta (exenatide), a twice-daily injection. Since then, other GLP-1 medications have been approved and this class of drugs is quickly becoming a mainstay in the trea...