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Diabetes Mellitus

Diabetes Mellitus is a topic covered in the Pocket ICU Management.

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First Things First (assess & treat for the following)

  • Keep in mind: diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) & hyperglycemic hyperosmolar syndrome (HHS) or hyperosmolar nonketotic syndrome (HONK) occur in their pure forms as well as in combination anywhere along the spectrum between the two.
  • Is pt obtunded?
    • Does pt need airway protection?
  • Does pt have evidence of shock or hypotension?
    • If so, in addition to severe dehydration, consider sepsis, MI or PE.
  • Is there clear evidence of a contributing cause (MI, infection, trauma, etc.) that requires immediate, simultaneous attention?

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Last updated: May 5, 2010

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"Diabetes Mellitus." Pocket ICU Management, PocketMedicine.com, Inc, 2010. Anesthesia Central, anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/Pocket-ICU-Management/534036/all/Diabetes_Mellitus.
Diabetes Mellitus. Pocket ICU Management. PocketMedicine.com, Inc; 2010. https://anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/Pocket-ICU-Management/534036/all/Diabetes_Mellitus. Accessed April 20, 2019.
Diabetes Mellitus. (2010). In Pocket ICU Management. Available from https://anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/Pocket-ICU-Management/534036/all/Diabetes_Mellitus
Diabetes Mellitus [Internet]. In: Pocket ICU Management. PocketMedicine.com, Inc; 2010. [cited 2019 April 20]. Available from: https://anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/Pocket-ICU-Management/534036/all/Diabetes_Mellitus.
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