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NCLEX Exam: Diabetes Mellitus -Sections 1,2,31. Knowing that gluconeogenesis helps to maintain blood levels, a nurse should: A.Protect the patient from sources of infection because of decreased cellular protein depositsB.Evaluate the patient’s sensitivity to low room temperatures because of decreased adipose tissue insulationC.Document weight changes because of fatty acid mobilization D.Do all of the above
2. Clinical manifestations associated with a diagnosis of type 1 DM include all of the following except:
3.. The lowest fasting plasma glucose level suggestive of a diagnosis of DM is:
4. Rotation sites for insulin injection should be separated from one another by 2.5 cm (1 inch) and should be used only every:
Clients with type 1 diabetes may require which of the following changes to their daily routine during periods of infection? 5. A clinical feature that distinguishes a hypoglycemic reaction from a ketoacidosis reaction is: A.Blurred visionB.DiaphoresingC.NauseaD.Weakness
6. Clinical nursing assessment for a patient with microangiopathy who has manifested impaired peripheral arterial circulation includes all of the following except:
7. The nurse expects that a type 1 diabetic may receive ____ of his or her morning dose of insulin preoperatively:
8. Albert, a 35-year-old insulin dependent diabetic, is admitted to the hospital with a diagnosis of pneumonia. He has been febrile since admission. His daily insulin requirement is 24 units of NPH. Every morning Albert is given NPH insulinat 0730. Meals are served at 0830, 1230, and 1830. The nurse expects that the NPH insulin will reach its maximum effect (peak) between the hours of:
9. A bedtime snack is provided for Albert. This is based on the knowledge that intermediate-acting insulins are effectivefor an approximate duration of: A.6-8 hoursB.10-14 hoursC.16-20 hoursD.24-28 hours

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