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Diabetes Mellitus (Type 1 & Type 2) for Nursing & NCLEX

What is diabetes mellitus (DM) & what does the NCLEX expect both RN and LPN students to know when treating patients with type 1 diabetes vs. type 2 diabetes mellitus? For NCLEX Cheat Sheets & Full Courses access on Medical Surgical nursing, complete with: – 900 Videos NOT on youtube – 300 cheat sheet notes Click here to learn more: Diabetes mellitus (DM) occurs when the body either produces insufficient amounts of insulin (type 1 diabetes), or […]

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Diabetes Insipidus NCLEX® Review | NRSNGacademy.com

Nursing School Shouldn’t be so DAMN Hard! FREE NCLEX® Courses at: Diabetes Insipidus is a phenomenal condition that is important condition to understand and can be very complex. Tired of professors who don’t seem to care, confusing lectures, and taking endless NCLEX® review questions? . . . Welcome to NRSNG.com | Where Nurses Learn . . . Prepare to DEMOLISH the NCLEX. Blog: Apps: | Books: Facebook: Visit us at for disclaimer information. NCLEX®, NCLEX-RN® are registered […]

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SIADH vs Diabetes Insipidus DI | Endocrine System Nursing NCLEX

SIADH vs Diabetes Insipidus (DI) for nursing endocrine system lecture exams and NCLEX review. This easy explanation on SIADH vs DI helps simplify the pathophysiology of diabetes insipidus and Syndrome of Inappropriate Anti-diuretic hormone. The key to understanding diabetes insipidus and SIADH is how the anti-diuretic hormone (ADH) works on the body. The ADH hormone is produced in the hypothalamus and secreted/stored in the posterior pituitary gland. ADH is responsible for retaining water in the body and […]

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Diabetic Ketoacidosis DKA Nursing | DKA Pathophysiology Treatment Management NCLEX

DKA diabetic ketoacidosis nursing management pathophysiology & treatment. DKA is a complication of diabetes mellitus and mainly affects type 1 diabetics. DKA management includes controlling hyperglycemia, ketosis, and acdidosis. Signs & Symptoms include polyuria, polydipsia, hyperglycemia greater than 300 mg/dL, Kussmaul breathing, acetone breath, and ketones in the urine. Typically DKA treatment includes: intravenous fluids, insulin therapy (IV regular insulin), and electrolyte replacement. This video details what the nurse needs to know for the NCLEX exam about […]

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Diabetes Mellitus Pharmacology Medications | NCLEX Nursing Lecture on Management Made Easy

Diabetes mellitus NCLEX pharmacology medication review of the nursing care management for the diabetic patient. This will include the diabetic diet (carbs, fats, proteins), exercise regime (how to monitor glucose prior to exercise, types of exercises for the diabetic), and pharmacological management (oral medications for type 2 diabetes, insulin therapy for type 1 diabetes, and medications that cause hyperglycemia/hypoglycemia). In addition, I will cover the NCLEX highlights for oral medications, such as Sulfonylureas, Meglitinides, Biguanides, Alpha-glucoside inhibitors, […]

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Diabetes Mellitus Pathophysiology & Nursing | Diabetes Nursing Lecture NCLEX | Type 1 & Type 2

Diabetes mellitus pathophysiology and nursing nclex lecture review on diabetes type 1 and diabetes type 2. Diabetes mellitus is where a patient has insufficient amounts of insulin to use the blood glucose in the body. Therefore, the patient will experience extreme hyperglycemica. In this lecture, I highlight the key players in diabetes mellitus, causes, different types of diabetes (type 1, type 2, and gestational), complications, and nursing assessment of the diabetic patient. Diabetes Mellitus Quiz: Part 2 […]

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