This chapter provides you with an example of the nursing care that a patient with type 1 diabetes might require. The case study has been written by a diabetes nurse specialist and provides you with a patient profile to enable you to understand the context of the patient. The case study aims to guide you through the assessment, nursing action and evaluation of a patient with type 1 diabetes together with the rationale for care. Being in this community of practice has also enlightened me about diabetes as we come across many patients with diabetes. I have since learnt different ways of diabetes management.
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William H. Presentation R. His diabetes is complicated by hypoglycemia unawareness. His last episode of hypoglycemia with loss of consciousness was at age He also has proliferative diabetic retinopathy treated with laser in , gastroparesis treated with a low-fat diet and cisapride Propulsid , and painful peripheral polyneuropathy.
Diabetes mellitus DM , commonly known as just diabetes , is a group of metabolic disorders characterized by a high blood sugar level over a prolonged period of time. Diabetes is due to either the pancreas not producing enough insulin , or the cells of the body not responding properly to the insulin produced. Type 1 diabetes must be managed with insulin injections.