Hinkle Ch 51 Diabetes

Hinkle Ch 51 Diabetes - Term Definition continuous glucose...

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Term: continuous glucose monitoring system (CGMS): Definition: a device used to continuously monitor blood glucose levels Term: continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion, insulin pump: Definition: a small device that delivers insulin on a 24-hour basis as basal insulin Term: diabetes: Definition: a group of metabolic diseases characterized by hyperglycemia resulting from defects in insulin secretion, insulin action, or both Term: diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA): Definition: a metabolic derangement in type 1 diabetes that results from a deficiency of insulin; highly acidic ketone bodies are formed, resulting in acidosis Term: fasting plasma glucose (FPG): Definition: blood glucose determination obtained in the laboratory after fasting for at least 8 hours
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Term: gestational diabetes: Definition: any degree of glucose intolerance with its onset during pregnancy Term: glycated hemoglobin (glycosylated hemoglobin, Hgb A 1C or A1C): Definition: a measure of glucose control that is a result of glucose molecule attaching to
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