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Adult Gerontological Nursing (AHN 447) ATI Nutrition

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ATI Nutrition A Flashcards Quizlet-Summer 2019


University of South Alabama

ATI Nutrition A Flashcards | Quizlet
a patient who has celiac
pudding, brand muffin, graham cracker),
For this disease, eliminate gluten from diet,
give vitamin (ADEK – fat soluble) supplements.
Can have rice & corn.
It is a chronic, inherited, genetic disorder with
autoimmune characteristics. Clients who have
disease are unable to digest the protein
gluten. They lack the digestive enzyme DPPIV,
which is
required to break down the gluten into
molecules small enough to be used by the
body. In celiac
disease, gluten is broken down into peptide
strands instead molecules. The body is not
able to
metabolize the peptides. If untreated, the
client will suffer destruction of the villa and
the walls of
the small intestine. Celiac disease may go
undiagnosed in both children and adults.
a patient with diabetes 1
mellitus assess somogyi
monitor blood glucose levels during the night
when performing enteral
tube feeding you must
increase volume of formula over first 4-6
feedings ,
a method of feeding by providing a liquid diet
directly to the stomach or intestine through a
tube placed down the throat or through the
wall of the GI tract
what is a normal lab value
for a person with type 2
HbA1c of 6.5%
abnormal: serum creatine 1.5 mg/dL
BUN of 25 mg/dL
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pre-meal blood glucose of 145 mg/dL
If you had a fasting blood glucose test:
•A level of 100-125mg/dL means you have
impaired fasting glucose, a type of
prediabetes. This increases your risk for type 2
•A level of 126 mg/dL and higher most often
means you have diabetes
gastric bypass surgery start each meal with protein ,
: surgically makes the stomach smaller and
causes food to bypass the first part of the
small intestine. this procedure is not reversible
somogyi phenomenon is fasting hyperglycemia that occurs in
morning in response to hypoglycemia during
the night time. the nurse assesses for this
phenomenon by monitoring blood glucose
levels during the night.
Usually occurs during the night, but manifests
as an elevated glucose in the morning and
may be inadvertently treated with an increase
in insulin dosage. Check blood glucose
around 3:00 a.m. Adjusting insulin to avoid
peaking during the night will correct this



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