Diabetes Mellitus

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A Retrospective Study on the Effect of Inpatient Diabetes Self-Management Support on 30-day Re-admission Rates

Background: The high prevalence of diabetes makes it a common co-morbid condition in hospitalized patients. Healthcare systems have increasingly focused on 30-day readmission rates to improve quality and reduce costs. Readmission rates for patients with [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:15:30+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Quality Improvement, Research|Comments Off on A Retrospective Study on the Effect of Inpatient Diabetes Self-Management Support on 30-day Re-admission Rates

DIABETIC KETOACIDOSIS TRIGGERED BY PEMBROLIZUMAB IN A PATIENT WITH BLADDER CANCER

Case Presentation: We are presenting a case of a 71-year-old male patient with a history of hypertension, non-insulin dependent type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) well controlled on metformin, and non-invasive high grade urothelial bladder cancer [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:05:06+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on DIABETIC KETOACIDOSIS TRIGGERED BY PEMBROLIZUMAB IN A PATIENT WITH BLADDER CANCER

EFFECT OF INTRAOPERATIVE DEXAMETHASONE ADMINISTRATION ON POSTOPERATIVE HYPERGLYCEMIA IN PATIENTS WITH TYPE 2 DIABETES (T2D)

Background: The use of intraoperative dexamethasone has been on the rise because of its ability to reduce postoperative nausea, vomiting, pain and accelerate post-operative recovery. Use of intraoperative dexamethasone can result in uncontrolled hyperglycemia in [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:21:58+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Perioperative, Research|Comments Off on EFFECT OF INTRAOPERATIVE DEXAMETHASONE ADMINISTRATION ON POSTOPERATIVE HYPERGLYCEMIA IN PATIENTS WITH TYPE 2 DIABETES (T2D)

Morganella Morganii Osteomyelitis, an Uncommon Pathogen Causing Osteomyelitis

Case Presentation: A 50 year-old male had past medical history of type 1 diabetes mellitus complicated with diabetic nephropathy and neuropathy on insulin; and history of simultaneous kidney and pancreas transplant on immunosuppression medications. He [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Adult, Clinical Vignettes Abstracts|Comments Off on Morganella Morganii Osteomyelitis, an Uncommon Pathogen Causing Osteomyelitis

PROFOUND TYPE B INSULIN RESISTANCE

Case Presentation: A 29-year-old African American man presented as a transfer from an outside hospital for uncontrolled diabetic ketoacidosis. Two months prior to admission he was diagnosed with ketosis prone type 2 diabetes mellitus. On [...]

By | 2017-04-20T15:54:52+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts|Comments Off on PROFOUND TYPE B INSULIN RESISTANCE

SODIUM ZIRCONIUM CYCLOSILICATE FOR HYPERKALEMIA IN PATIENTS WITH DIABETES MELLITUS: RETROSPECTIVE ANALYSIS OF A 12-MONTH, OPEN-LABEL, PHASE 3 STUDY

Background: Hyperkalemia occurs frequently in diabetes. Sodium zirconium cyclosilicate (SZC), an oral, selective potassium (K) binder, rapidly reduces K in patients (pts) with hyperkalemia and has been shown to maintain normokalemia for up to 1 [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:19:07+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Other, Research|Comments Off on SODIUM ZIRCONIUM CYCLOSILICATE FOR HYPERKALEMIA IN PATIENTS WITH DIABETES MELLITUS: RETROSPECTIVE ANALYSIS OF A 12-MONTH, OPEN-LABEL, PHASE 3 STUDY

Statin Use and the Risk of New Onset Diabetes Mellitus: An Evidence Based Review

Background: It is estimated that nearly 20 million people are taking Statins (HMG-CoA Reductase Inhibitors) currently in the United States. The benefits of statins to treat and prevent cardiovascular disease are accepted universally. However, recent [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Patient Safety, Research Abstracts|Comments Off on Statin Use and the Risk of New Onset Diabetes Mellitus: An Evidence Based Review

STONE COLD CRAZY: A CASE REPORT OF NEPHROLITHIASIS AND EMPAGLIFLOZIN INDUCED DIABETIC KETOACIDOSIS

Case Presentation: A 53-year-old man with a history of insulin-dependent type 2 diabetes mellitus presented with the complaint of abdominal pain, emesis and poor oral intake for three days. CT scan revealed non-obstructing nephrolithiasis. He [...]

By | 2019-03-18T17:23:38+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Finalist Posters - Clinical Vignettes, Adult, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on STONE COLD CRAZY: A CASE REPORT OF NEPHROLITHIASIS AND EMPAGLIFLOZIN INDUCED DIABETIC KETOACIDOSIS

UNUSUAL LOWER EXTREMITY EDEMA

Case Presentation: A 24 year old female with uncontrolled Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus was admitted with bilateral lower extremity swelling and abdominal fullness. Three weeks prior she visited the emergency department, was found to have [...]

By | 2017-04-20T16:35:18+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts|Comments Off on UNUSUAL LOWER EXTREMITY EDEMA