Medical Surgical Nursing 2: Blood Glucose Monitoring

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What do blood tests for glucose levels help identify?

The type of diabetes a person has

What is one function of insulin?

Inhibiting the breakdown of stored glucose, protein, and fat

Which complication is associated with abnormal blood glucose levels?

Blindness

What does hypoglycemia refer to?

Low blood glucose

What does FBS stand for in terms of diagnostic tests for blood glucose?

Fasting Blood Sugar

What does RBS stand for in terms of diagnostic tests for blood glucose?

Random Blood Sugar

What is the medical term for high blood sugar?

Hyperglycemia

What is the substance that converts glucose to a form that is usable by the body?

Insulin

What is the normal range for Fasting Blood Sugar (FBS) in diabetic patients?

$80-120 mg/dl$

Which diagnostic test measures glucose level for the past 2-3 months?

Glycosylated Hemoglobin C (HbA1C)

What are the symptoms of hypoglycemia?

Dry Mouth, Hunger, Lack of Coordination

Which complication is associated with abnormal blood glucose levels?

Nerve Damage

What allows for the detection and prevention of hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia?

Diet

What is the leading cause of death from disease among people with diabetes?

Heart Attack

What test shows if your blood glucose level is higher than the healthy range?

Fasting Blood Sugar (FBS)

What does Self-Monitoring Blood Glucose help prevent?

Diabetic emergencies

Test your knowledge on blood glucose monitoring, diabetes, hypoglycemia, hyperglycemia, complications of abnormal blood glucose levels, and diagnostic tests for blood glucose in medical surgical nursing.

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