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Diabetes Cheat SheetHyperglycemia AssessmentS.U.G.A.RS– low wound healingblU–rry visionG –lycosuriaA–cetone breathR–ashes on skin–epeated vaginal infections (yeast loves glucose)“I’m hot and dry, I must be on a sugar high”3 P’s (polydipsia, polyphagia, polyuria), ketonesHypoglycemia Assessment“I’m sweaty, cold, clammy…give me candy”Blood sugar concentration lower than 70 mg/dLCausesToo much insulin or oral agentsStarvationLowering the blood sugar too far with treatment of hyperglycemia (Overdose of insulin)Too little foodVomiting and diarrheaAlcohol intakeStrenuous exerciseChildbirthReady(Regular)Set(Short)Inject (Intermediate)Love(Long)TypeNameONSETPEAKDURATIONRapid actingInsulin aspartInsulin glulisineLispro insulin10 to 30 min0.5 to 3hr3 to 5 hrShort actingRegular insulin0.5 to 1 hr2 to 5 hr5 to 8 hrIntermediate actingNPH insulin1.5 to 4 hr4 to 12 hr
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