EMS Study Help | Diabetic Types

This Monday Minutes covers types of diabetes. Understanding the differences between Type I and Type II can help you in your patient assessments, documentation and even when taking exams. Watch this quick 10 minute video and be sure to share, Like and comment.



 

Get access to the Diabetic Patients recorded webinar and all bonuses and add ons by clicking here.

EMS Diabetic Patient Tips

Here is a quick overview of hyper and hypoglycemia. Some key points to look for during your patient assessment and advice on a few other AMS causes.


Dextrose, Dementia – The Difference.

Ever get the call where a patient has both diabetes and dementia and the call is for a change in mental status? When encountering these patients, it is very important to get a complete history leading up to the event such as last meal, medication administration, and if the change is sudden or gradual. In this weeks Mondays Minutes I wanted to touch on these two topics and how they can affect us as EMS professionals in the field.

Check out the EMS Boot Camp session on diabetes in the EMS setting by clicking here.