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1.Eating snacks between meals2.Initiating the use of the insulin pump3.Injecting insulin at a site of lipodystrophy4.Adjusting insulin according to blood glucose levels95. The nurse is providing instructions to the client newly diagnosed with diabetes mellitus who has been prescribed pramlintide. Which instruction should the nurse include in the discharge teaching?1."Inject the pramlintide at the same time you take your other medications."2."Take your prescribed pills 1 hour before or 2 hours after the injection."3."Be sure to take the pramlintide with food so you don't upset your stomach."4."Make sure you take your pramlintide immediately after you eat so you don't experience a low blood sugar."96. The nurse is teaching a client how to mix regular insulin and NPH insulin in the same syringe. Which action, if performed by the client, indicates the need for further teaching?1.Withdraws the NPH insulin first2.Withdraws the regular insulin first3.Injects air into NPH insulin vial first
4.Injects an amount of air equal to the desired dose of insulin into each vial97. A nurse caring for a 23-year-old client newly diagnosed with type 1 diabetes mellitusteaches the client insulin administration. Which statement by the client indicates a need for further teaching?1."It is not necessary for me to aspirate before injecting my insulin."2."I will rotate my insulin injection between my arms, thighs, and abdomen on a daily basis."3."I will perform a capillary blood glucose measurement before I administer my insulin regimen."4."My glargine insulin is long acting and should be administered once a day, but insulin lispro is given just before I eat."98. Insulin glargine is prescribed for a client with diabetes mellitus. The nurse should tellthe client that it is bestto take the insulin at which time?1.At bedtime every day2.1 hour after each meal3.15 minutes before the morning and evening meals4.Before each meal, on the basis of the blood glucose level99.A client is taking Humulin NPH insulin and regular insulin every morning. The nurse should provide which instructions to the client? Select all that apply.1.Hypoglycemia may be experienced before dinnertime.2.The insulin dose should be decreased if illness occurs.3.The insulin should be administered at room temperature.4.The insulin vial needs to be shaken vigorously to break up the precipitates.5.The NPH insulin should be drawn into the syringe first, then the regular insulin.