I’m sweet enough!

A 76 year old diabetic is referred with confusion and is being treated for a UTI. She is tachycardic and drowsy, is there more than sepsis?…

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Hyperglycaemia

In this blog we’re talking about hyperglycaemia in the ED. There aren’t any official guidelines on management, but our experience has shown that there’s a huge variation in practice,…

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Hypoglycaemia

Hypoglycaemia is usually unpleasant, often becomes a source of fear, and can be an embarrassment as well as a safety risk…

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Sweet and Salty

Hyperglycaemic hyperosmolar state (HHS) is a medical emergency and is different from DKA and as such its treatment requires a different approach…

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