Sallie Smith, 42 years of age, is newly diagnosed with type 2 diabetes.
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. Sallie Smith, 42 years of age, is newly diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. During the patient education, the

patient asks the nurse, "What should I do if I am sick and can't eat; should I still take my medicine for the diabetes?"



a.    What management strategies should the nurse provide the patient to deal with "sick days?"

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