Diabetes Mellitus Flashcards Quizlet

Another tx for Diabetes Insipidus (not often used) - 1st generation sulfonuric agent that was used for type II diabetes but is not often used any more. It can increase ADH secretion or it can improve the affect ADH has on the kidneys. Given to pts with nephrogenic DI b/c it improves the use or ability of the existing ADH to have an effect.…

Diabetes Mellitus Flashcards Quizlet

the end result of a long standing process in which the body's own T cells attack and destroy pancreatic beta cells, which are the source of the body's insulin (autoimmune disease); can also be the result of trauma/disease affecting the pancreas, or an infection that has caused damage to the pancreas; manifests itself when a person can no longer produce insulin; onset of symptoms is usually rapid, but ……

Diabetes Mellitus Flashcards Quizlet

List the 3 cardinal signs of diabetes mellitus. * polyuria (frequent urination) sodium chloride, potassium excreated. * polydipsia (excessive thirst) from dehydration. * polyphagia (extreme hunger) cells are starving so person feels hungry despite eating huge amounts of food.…

Diabetes Flashcards Quizlet

classic signs and symptoms of Diabetes: 1.Elevated blood sugar (hyperglicemia), 2.Elevated sugar in urine (glycosuria), 3.Excessive excretion of urine (polyuria), 4.Excessive thirst (polidipsia), 5.Excessive hunger (polyphaisa)6. Weight gain, 7.Fatigue.…