Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA) Nursing Diagnosis & Care Plan

Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) is a serious and potentially life-threatening complication of diabetes that results in a very high glucose level. It typically occurs in those with type 1 diabetes, but can also develop in those with type 2 diabetes.  When the body doesn’t have enough insulin to allow glucose into the cells for energy, fats … Read more


Obesity Nursing Diagnosis & Care Plan

Obesity is excessive body fat that presents a health risk. A body mass index (BMI) over 30 is considered obese. Obesity is a growing problem in nearly every country in the world.  Obesity has two main causes: increased intake of foods high in fat and sugar and a decrease in physical activity. As people continue … Read more


Diabetes Mellitus Nursing Diagnosis & Care Plan

What is Diabetes Mellitus? Diabetes Mellitus is a chronic metabolic disorder in which the body is unable to process carbohydrates, fats, and proteins due to an ineffective use of insulin within the body. This then results in high blood glucose levels in the bloodstream. Types of Diabetes Mellitus Type 1 – This type of diabetes … Read more