Signs and symptoms associated with hypoglycemia include nervousness, diaphoresis, weakness, light-headedness, confusion, paresthesia, irritability, headache, hunger, tachycardia, and changes in speech, hearing, or vision. If untreated, signs and symptoms may progress to unconsciousness, seizures, coma, and death. Polydipsia, polyuria, and polyphagia are symptoms associated with hyperglycemia. Acidosis results from uncontrolled diabetes mellitus, with hyperpnea (Kussmaul respirations)

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Living with diabetes can be difficult for some. When people are first diagnosed with diabetes, they often become scared and are not sure how it will affect their life. With enough time, understanding, and knowledge, living with diabetes can be much easier. If you are living with diabetes and want it to be less difficult, then follow the tips in this article. Birthday parties can be a nightmare for the... FULL ARTICLE…

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Part of Diabetes Mellitus Concept Map from Zoom out - Pharmacotherapy. This is a comparison between diabetes mellitus type 1 and type 2 is included within the map. This comparison covers the following points: Age of onset - Onset - Risk Factors -Pancreatic Function - Pathophysiology - Clinical Presentation – Obesity – Complications – Treatment. Treatment of DM type 1 includes : insulin, diet, and exercise, while treatment of type 2 includes: diet, exercise, oral antidiabetics (OAD)…

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