MANAGING BLOOD SUGAR LEVELS. ARG 7/14/2020 - Coggle Diagram
MANAGING BLOOD SUGAR LEVELS.
Eating a healthy diet with the recommended portion size, low in carbs and fats.
Follow the diabetes food pyramid
Healthy carbohydrates: fruit, vegetables, whole grains, legumes(peas, beans), low fat dairy products.
Fiber rich foods
heart health fish
Healthy fats: avocados, nuts, canola, olive, and peanut oils.
HYPOGLYCEMIA SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS
HYPERGLYCEMIA SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS
Glucose levels before meals
Glucose levels after meals
Check the reading change after two hours
Nrmal levels for adults should be between 70mg/dL to 105mg/dL
Hypoglycemia levels are under 40mg/dL to 50mg/dL
Hyperglycemia levels are 400mg/dL and above risking for a crisis
Check glucose level before bedtime
Monitor the insulin levels
Monitor the serum levels
Alpha Glucosidase inhibitors
Exercising help for loosing weight and have more sensitivity for insulin
Managing carbs intake, because they turn into sugar
Drinking more water helps to keep the sugar levels noramal
Educate patient about how important is to follow a diet plan
Teach and refer patient to a dietitian
A diet plan will help regulate their glucose levels
Teach patient with hypoglycemia which sugary foods can raise their blood sugar when needed
Educate patient about the importance of exercising and moderate eating
assess and modify eating patterns if necessary
Refer patient to a dietitian for a diet that helps with glucose levels
Check for Blood Pressure higher that 160 and report it
Teach patient how capillary check their glucose
Instruct the patient about carrying his/her medical alert information