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A CASE OF DELAYED DIAGNOSIS OF DIABETIC KETOACIDOSIS PRESENTING WITH EUGLYCEMIA

Case Presentation: A 71-year old female presented to the ED with weakness and back pain starting after a minor motor vehicular accident two days prior. Her past medical history included Type 2 diabetes mellitus and [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:40:49+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on A CASE OF DELAYED DIAGNOSIS OF DIABETIC KETOACIDOSIS PRESENTING WITH EUGLYCEMIA

DELIVERING HIGH VALUE CARE FOR DIABETIC KETOACIDOSIS (DKA) THROUGH IMPLEMENTATION OF AN EVIDENCE-BASED MULTI-DISCIPLINARY CLINICAL PATHWAY

Background: At our urban, academic hospital, use of outdated protocols and unnecessary variations in the care of DKA patients treated with ICU requiring IV insulin protocols have led to multiple safety events, delays in care [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:15:17+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Quality Improvement, Research|Comments Off on DELIVERING HIGH VALUE CARE FOR DIABETIC KETOACIDOSIS (DKA) THROUGH IMPLEMENTATION OF AN EVIDENCE-BASED MULTI-DISCIPLINARY CLINICAL PATHWAY

DIABETIC KETOACIDOSIS COMPLICATED BY ACUTE ESOPHAGEAL NECROSIS: A CASE REPORT

Case Presentation: A 29-year-old woman with poorly-controlled type I diabetes presented to the emergency department with nausea, vomiting, lethargy, and odynophagia for two days prior to admission. Her physical exam was notable for dry mucus [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:44:32+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on DIABETIC KETOACIDOSIS COMPLICATED BY ACUTE ESOPHAGEAL NECROSIS: A CASE REPORT

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

DO NOT IGNORE A VESICLE ON THE EYELID OF A DIABETIC PATIENT- A PRESENTATION OF RHINO-ORBITAL AND PRESUMPTIVE CEREBRAL MUCORMYCOSIS

Case Presentation: Rhino-orbital-cerebral mucormycosis is an uncommon invasive fungal infection associated with high mortality. The disease has been described in immunosuppressed patients with malignancy, neutropenia, iron overload, as well as among patients with uncontrolled diabetes [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:44:01+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on DO NOT IGNORE A VESICLE ON THE EYELID OF A DIABETIC PATIENT- A PRESENTATION OF RHINO-ORBITAL AND PRESUMPTIVE CEREBRAL MUCORMYCOSIS

EUGLYCEMIC DIABETIC KETOACIDOSIS: A CHALLENGING CONSEQUENCE OF SGLT2 INHIBITION

Case Presentation: A 53-year-old woman with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (DM) on insulin complicated by prior DKA presented with headache, nausea, vomiting, and palpitations for several hours. Her DM regimen included insulin glargine, linagliptin, and [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:16:54+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on EUGLYCEMIC DIABETIC KETOACIDOSIS: A CHALLENGING CONSEQUENCE OF SGLT2 INHIBITION

GASTROINTESTINAL MUCORMYCOSIS MASQUERADING UNDER SYMPTOMS OF DIABETIC KETOACIDOSIS IN AN IMMUNOCOMPETENT HOST

Case Presentation: A 25-year-old female with a history of hypertension and diabetes mellitus (DM) type 1 presented with altered mental status, abdominal pain, and tenderness. On presentation, she was afebrile, hemodynamically stable. Further workup revealed [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:34:10+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on GASTROINTESTINAL MUCORMYCOSIS MASQUERADING UNDER SYMPTOMS OF DIABETIC KETOACIDOSIS IN AN IMMUNOCOMPETENT HOST