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4 Diabetes Mellitus Type 1 (Juvenile Diabetes) Nursing Care Plans

Nurses have an essential role and responsibilities when handling a client with diabetes such as providing child and family with education [..] Here are four (4) nursing care plans (NCP) for diabetes mellitus type 1.

Diabetes Mellitus Type 1 (Juvenile Diabetes)

Type 1 diabetes is a chronic illness characterized by the body’s inability to produce insulin due to the autoimmune destruction of the beta cells in the pancreas.

4 Total Parenteral Nutrition Nursing Care Plans

The major goals for the patient undergoing total parental nutrition may include improvement of nutritional status, maintaining fluid balance, and absence of complications.

Insulin

Insulin is the hormone produced by the pancreatic beta cells of the islets of Langerhans.

Sulfonylureas

Sulfonylureas is another group of agent used to control blood glucose level.

Risk for Unstable Blood Glucose Level

Risk for Unstable Blood Glucose Level: Risk for variation of blood glucose/sugar levels from the normal range.

NURSING ESSENTIALS