Category Archives: Endocrine

  1. Transitioning Off Insulin Infusions in Patients with DKA

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    July 11, 2017 by dailybolusoflr

    By: David Choi, PharmD Take Away: When discontinuing the insulin infusion in your DKA patient, schedule the subcutaneous long acting …
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  2. Back to Basics: Adrenal Crisis

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    June 15, 2017 by dailybolusoflr

    By: Casey Carr, MD Introduction Adrenal insufficiency occurs when there is a disruption between the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis; adrenal crisis is …
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  3. Medical Minute: Euglycemic DKA (euDKA)

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    August 18, 2015 by dailybolusoflr

    By: Karolina DeAugustinis, MD Definition? DKA with Serum glucose <200 mg/dl Cause? Sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitors – hypoglycemic drugs …
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  4. Medical Minute: Myxedema Coma

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    December 7, 2014 by dailybolusoflr

    By: Marrissa Baker, MD ·         Expression of severe hypothyroidism ·         Incidence of 0.22 per million people per year ·         Often …
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  5. Medical Minute: Dexamethasone for Asthma Exacerbations

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    November 26, 2014 by dailybolusoflr

    By: Marrissa Baker, MD Dexamethasone has a longer half-life (36-54 hrs average and up to 72 hrs) than prednisone/prednisolone (8-36hrs) …
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  6. Medical Minute: Comparison of DKA in Patients with Type-1 and Type-2 Diabetes Mellitus

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    November 25, 2014 by dailybolusoflr

    By: Ryan Circh, MD 201 patients admitted with DKA 83% Type-1 17% Type-2 DKA associated with type-1: typically related to …
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