Fasting Considerations for People With Diabetes

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Lecture Overview

It seems that more and more patients being admitted these days have a medical history of diabetes - so what happens when these individuals need to have surgery? And what happens when the majority of patients on a theatre list have diabetes? These are some of the important considerations that health professionals must have at front of mind when managing people with diabetes that may have to fast for long periods. What would you do?
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CPD29m of CPD
First Published16 July 2017
Updated16 July 2017
Expires
15 May 2019
Learning Tools
Topics
Diabetes Mellitus
Diet
Nutrition
Perioperative Nursing
Perianaesthesia Nursing