A 12 year old male is newly diagnosed with type 1 DM Which of the following

A 12 year old male is newly diagnosed with type 1 dm

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8A 12-year-old male is newly diagnosed with type 1 DM. Which of the following tests should the nurse prepare the patient to best confirm the diagnosis? Fasting plasma 9A nurse is caring for a patient with SIADH. What severe complication should the nurse assess for? Neurologic damage 10A 22-year-old male is admitted to the intensive care unit with a closed head injury sustained in a motorcycle accident. The injury has caused severe damage to the posterior pituitary. Which of the following complications should the nurse anticipate? Dehydration 11When a patient wants to know what most commonly causes hypoparathyroidism, how should the nurse reply? It is most commonly caused by parathyroid gland injury 12A 25-year-old male presents with fatigue, constipation, and sexual dysfunction. Tests reveal all pituitary hormones are normal and no masses are present. The nurse suspects the most likely cause of his symptoms is a dysfunction in the pituitary stalk 13Visual disturbances are a common occurrence in patients with untreated Graves disease. The endocrinologist explains to the patient that the main cause of these complications is 14A 50-year-old male patient is deficient in ADH production. Which of the following assessment findings would the nurse expect to find? ADH is decreased by changes in
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