Diabetes Series Part 2
Author: Jassin M. Jouria, MD
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Jassin M. Jouria, MD
Jassin M. Jouria is a medical doctor, professor of academic medicine, and medical author. He graduated from Ross University School of Medicine and has completed his clinical clerkship training in various teaching hospitals throughout New York, including King’s County Hospital Center and Brookdale Medical Center, among others. Dr. Jouria has served as a test prep tutor and instructor for Kaplan. He has developed several medical courses and curricula for a variety of educational institutions. Dr. Jouria has also served on multiple levels in the academic field including faculty member and Department Chair. Dr. Jouria continues to serves as a Subject Matter Expert for several continuing education organizations covering multiple basic medical sciences.
This course will be updated or retired on or before 1/23/2017Nurses are key health team members that support patients that have diabetes to understand the nature and treatment of their disease. Knowledge of the current trends in diabetes research and medical management is important to safe and appropriate communication, interventions and advocacy for the diabetic patient and their family. Educating individuals about the type of food and diet maintained as well as other lifestyle choices is integral to diabetic health and wellness. This course will provide learning for nurses to be informed about the main types of diabetes mellitus and the less common forms of diabetes in order to teach patients, families and nursing peers about the right diabetic treatment and health choices.
- Symptoms of diabetes
- DIABETES KETOACIDOSIS
- Indicators associated with ketoacidosis
- Nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain
- COMPLICATIONS OF DIABETES
- Hyperosmolar hyperglycemic nonketotic syndrome (HHNS)
- Cardiovascular disease
- Renal failure
- Cognitive deficit