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Glossary of CHAPTERS17-20

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HYPERGLYCEMIA

high blood sugar


WHAT DOES ORAL GLUCOSE DO?
increases blood sugar level and sugar availability to the brain


HOW DO YOU GIVE ORAL GLUCOSE
1)squeeze a small amount in mouth between tongue and cheak
2) squeeze sm. amount on a tongue depressor and put in mouth between tongue and cheak


ORAL GLUCOSE
a form of sugar often given as gel by mouth to help correct a glucose insulin inbalance

WHAT MEDICATIONS ARE USED TO TREAT DIABETES?
oral glucose


TYPE 1 DIABETES
commonly aquire disease during childhood,the body does not produce any insuline, must inject self with insulin daily.


TYPE 2 DIABETES
usually delevelop disease in adulthood, still secrete some insulin you may controll the disease by diet, exersize, and oral medication or insulin


HYPOGLYCEMIA

low blood sugar



Diabetes
disease in which the normal relationship between insulin and glucose is altered
What are the types of diabetes?

type 1 & type 2

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