Health Medical
NSG240 Stratford University Diabetic Patient About Neuropathy Presentation

NSG240

Stratford University

Question Description

I don’t understand this Nursing question and need help to study.

Your assignment this week is to prepare and post a power point teaching about the specific topic related to the care of the patient with diabetes.

You are to work together in groups during class and gather and organize the information using the NSG240 TEXTBOOK and outside information if necessary to teach your fellow students about each topic

If you are not in class, you will be required to complete the assignment as an individual and post it by 2359 Tuesday night (11/19)

The PP must address the topics below thoroughly

References and in-text citations will be required

Pictures will be a bonus

These are to teach your fellow students, so prepare this as though you are learning the material for the exam.

Power points should be approximately 20 slides

DO NOT copy and paste from the book--explain in words that make the material understandable.

Please include names of the student group in the powerpoint so all get credit and thenpost it as a document to the discussion board by the end of class

Assignment:

Teaching the Diabetic patient about

Neuropathy

autonomic neuropathy that can affect the GI tract, awareness of hypoglycemia, and sexual function

peripheral neuropathy

Effect of Growth hormone, cortisol, stress and illness on blood sugar

Somoygi effect and Dawn Phenomenon

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Final Answer

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Teaching the Diabetic Patient
about Neuropathy
Name
Institution

Learning Objectives
❖Explain diabetic neuropathy and its different types
❖Describe the effect of autonomic neuropathy on the GI tract,
patients awareness of hypoglycemia, and sexual function.
❖Explain peripheral neuropathy in diabetes patients.
❖Describe the effects of growth hormones, cortisol, stress, and

illness on blood sugar.
❖Explain the Somogyl effect and Dawn Phenomenon.

What is Diabetic Neuropathy
❖ Nerve damage in type 1 and type 2 diabetes
patient that is caused by high blood glucose
content.
❖ It occurs in the legs and feet of the patient.
❖ Symptoms include burning sensation and
pain in the feet, numbness in the legs and feet,
and problems with the proper functioning of the

digestive, urinary tract, and circulatory systems.
❖ The injury to the nerves in these parts of the body increases the pain
threshold in the patent and restricts movement.

Risk Factors for Diabetic Neuropathy in
Type 1 and Type 2 Patients
❖ Poor management of hyperglycemia for extended periods.
❖ Obesity with a body mass index over 24.
❖ Untreated high blood pressure.
❖ Coronary heart disease.
❖ Cigarette smoking and alcohol consumption.
❖ Consistently high triglyceride levels.
❖ Old age.
❖ Genetic conditions.

Potential Complications of Diabetic
Neuropathy
❖ Reduced pain sensitivity in the legs and feet
❖ Progression of pain insensitivity to the hands and arm when midcalves are affected (Lewis et al., 2017).

❖ Poor balance and coordination during movement, especially in the
knee area.
❖ Progress of small wounds into leg and foot ulcers due to numbness

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