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APRIL 22, 2013 [2013, Dehydration] Diabetic Emergencies, Diagnosis and Clinical Management: Hyperosmolar non-ketotic.
Unlike DKA, which usually evolves rapidly over a 24-hour period, symptoms in HHS develop more insidiously, often persisting for several days or even weeks before people seek medical attention and require hospital admission. Konstantinos Makrilakis, MD, PhD Nikolaos Katsilambros, MD, PhD. The earliest symptoms of marked hyperglycemia are polyuria, polydipsia, and weight loss.
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FEBRUARY 11, 2013 [2013, Dehydration] Diabetic Emergencies, Diagnosis and Clinical Management: Sick-Day Rules in Diabetes, Part 1
These hormones can be triggered by any kind of stressful condition such as an infection, a cardiovascular or cerebrovascular ischemic event, gastroenteritis, dehydration, etc. Konstantinos Makrilakis, Nikolaos Katsilambros. During an acute illness, blood sugar levels usually rise.
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APRIL 30, 2015 [2013, Dehydration] Death By Expired Insulin Prescription
The DKA spiral. Here’s what happened: On December 31st, 2013, Kevin was out of insulin and tried to get some at the pharmacy, but the prescription had expired. In reality, he was most likely suffering from diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) induced by his elevated blood sugar levels.
DIABETIC DAILY [2013, Dehydration] 2 years ago in a parallel universe
| WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2013
Nearly two years ago, I fell DKA
. After a trip to the walk-in clinic where the doctor told me I had the flu and sent me home with a Rx for Tamiflu, then 4 hours of excruciating pain all over my body, vomiting, shaking, feeling hot, feeling cold, confusion, torturous thirst, bleeding lips from dehydration
, and an odd feeling of being very, very drunk, I finally got to the ER where I was told I had dun dun DUNNNNN diabetes. I did not know I was diabetic. MORE >>