Hypoglycemia

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ARTIFICIAL HYPOGLYCEMIA: WHEN NOT TO PANIC ABOUT HYPOGLYCEMIA.

Case Presentation: 87 year old woman with a medical history of coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure, raynaud’s syndrome, sicca syndrome and hyperlipidemia was brought in after choking on food. Her hospital course was complicated [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:23:48+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on ARTIFICIAL HYPOGLYCEMIA: WHEN NOT TO PANIC ABOUT HYPOGLYCEMIA.

DOES GLUCOSE GEL REDUCE NEONATAL INTENSIVE CARE UNIT ADMISSIONS FOR NEONATAL HYPOGLYCEMIA?

Background: Recent studies suggest that glucose gel is effective for treating neonatal hypoglycemia, thus it may reduce neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) admissions. The purpose of this study is to compare NICU admissions and care [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:23:12+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Quality Improvement, Research|Comments Off on DOES GLUCOSE GEL REDUCE NEONATAL INTENSIVE CARE UNIT ADMISSIONS FOR NEONATAL HYPOGLYCEMIA?

Hypoglycemia As a Marker of Mortality in Non-Diabetic Hospitalized Patients

Background: Though previous studies have demonstrated that hypoglycemia is a risk factor for inpatient mortality among hospitalized patients, many clinicians may not be aware of the seriousness of this finding. The purpose of this study [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Outcomes Research, Research Abstracts|Comments Off on Hypoglycemia As a Marker of Mortality in Non-Diabetic Hospitalized Patients

IDENTIFYING RISK FACTORS FOR HYPOGLYCEMIA TO PREVENT ADVERSE OUTCOMES AMONG HOSPITALIZED PATIENTS

Background: Diabetes affects 30.3 million people in the US, and 25% of total hospital days are incurred by patients with diabetes. Among hospitalized adults, diabetes is considered a chronic secondary diagnosis. As the population of [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:21:06+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Patient Safety, Research|Comments Off on IDENTIFYING RISK FACTORS FOR HYPOGLYCEMIA TO PREVENT ADVERSE OUTCOMES AMONG HOSPITALIZED PATIENTS

Insulin Under Duress – Diagnosing and Treating Insulin Autoimmune Syndrome

Case Presentation: A 79-year-old Caucasian non-diabetic male with history of renal cell carcinoma, s/p left nephrectomy in 2005 and coronary artery stent placement 2 months prior and on Clopidogrel, presented with acute onset sweating and [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Adult, Clinical Vignettes Abstracts|Comments Off on Insulin Under Duress – Diagnosing and Treating Insulin Autoimmune Syndrome