Type 2 Diabetes (Non-insulin dependent) Signs & Symptoms DM2 is often first treated with lifestyle changes, such as nutrition and exercising. If not successful the pt may be prescribed and oral hypoglycemic such as, metformin (glucophage). Although, if you are treating a DM2 patient in the hospital they often receive supplemental insulin.
Possible thoughts from people with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus... they must get this all the time! How does the stigma of type 2 diabetes affect people who have type 1 diabetes and those that have type 2 diabetes?
Most diabetic patients prescribed to receive insulin for the first time often ask how to use an insulin pen. With special instructions recommended by most certified diabetes educators and caregivers is the following instructional steps on how to use a diabetic pen. http://www.discountmedicalsupplies.com/doctors/health-news/how-use-insulin-pen