Glucose Control: In a Nutshell (Nursing)

by Rhonda Lawes

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    00:01 So let's wrap up this video series.

    00:03 Glucose is the main carbohydrate the body uses for energy and it is always present in your bloodstream in your body.

    00:10 Insulin is a hormone that helps the cells move the glucose from the bloodstream into the cells.

    00:16 Patients with diabetes have abnormal glucose metabolism due to the lack of insulin or insulin resistance.

    00:23 And they will generally have higher blood glucose levels than nondiabetic clients.

    00:28 Thank you for watching our video today.

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    The lecture Glucose Control: In a Nutshell (Nursing) by Rhonda Lawes is from the course Diabetes Type 1 and 2: Introduction and Risk Factors (Nursing) (quiz coming soon).

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