Pharmacy Diabetes

Glucagon

1. Any individual prescribed insulin or a sulfonylurea should be considered for glucagon in the event of a severe hypoglycaemic event.

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2. Glucagon

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3. Miss Sorensen has just been diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. She presents to your pharmacy on a weekend with a script for short and long-acting insulin and glucagon. She has had a brief consultation with an endocrinologist and has a follow up appointment booked with several allied health professionals the following week. It is essential she start the insulin today. She lives with her boyfriend who is in the carpark waiting for her. She seems to have a reasonable grasp of what to do and was shown by the endocrinologist how to give an injection with the insulin pen. Of the following scenarios which fits for Miss Sorensen’s best health outcome?

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4. Once used the glucagon needle must be placed in:

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Glucagon
Sorry! All your answers are incorrect.
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