Cushing’s Disease Nursing Diagnosis and Nursing Care Plan

Cushing's Disease Nursing Diagnosis

Cushing’s Disease Nursing Care Plans Diagnosis and Interventions Cushing Disease NCLEX Review and Nursing Care Plans Cushing’s disease is a rare but serious condition that involves too much cortisol in the blood caused by pituitary tumor’s secretion of adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH). ACTH is a hormone responsible for stimulating the adrenal glands, the two glands located … Read more

Insulin Nursing Considerations

nursing considerations for insulin

Insulin Nursing Implications Insulin Nursing Pharmacology Guide Insulin is a medication used in the management of diabetes. In healthy individuals, the beta cells of the pancreas produce the hormone insulin which is essential in using and storing glucose. However, patient with diabetes require insulin shots to supply the body with this hormone in order to … Read more

A1C test review for nurses and nursing students

A1c testing

A1C test review for nurses and nursing students An A1C test is a blood test that is used to diagnose both type 1 and type 2 diabetes. This exam is also been referred to as a hemoglobin A1C, HbA1c, glycosylated hemoglobin, and glycated hemoglobin. The A1c results show what your average blood sugar level was … Read more

Quick Facts – Diabetes

Here are some quick study facts about Diabetes:   Diabetes: Diabetes mellitus is a chronic multisystem disorder of glucose metabolism related to absent or insufficient insulin supplies, impaired utilization of insulin, or both.   Current theories link diabetes to genetic, autoimmune and environmental factors.   Type 1 diabetes mellitus most often occurs in people who … Read more

What do you know about Hashimoto disease?

What do you know about Hashimoto disease? Hashimoto disease is diagnosed when your immune system starts attacking your thyroid that is small gland exactly at base of Adam’s apple in males and in females it is at the center of their throat. It is part of endocrine system that is responsible for producing hormones that … Read more