Question 22 - Endocrine/​Hematology/​Gastrointestinal/​Renal/​Integumentary Practice Test for the CCRN

A 19-year-old patient with type 1 diabetes presents to the emergency department three weeks after starting college and complains of feeling lethargic and irritable. The patient’s random blood glucose is 510 mg/dL. Her hemoglobin A1C is 7.5%. When asked about her insulin administration schedule, the patient states she “just gives it whenever she thinks about it”. Which teaching by the nurse is most appropriate?

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