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Life-Saving Strategies for Managing Diabetic Emergencies

Emergency Live

Emergency Interventions in Diabetes: A Guide for Rescuers on the Occasion of World Diabetes Day Every year, November 14 marks World Diabetes Day, a day dedicated to raising awareness and understanding of a disease that affects millions of people worldwide.

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Ep 147 HHS Recognition and ED Management

Emergency Medicine Cases

In this podcast, Part 2 of our diabetic emergencies series with Melanie Baimel, Bourke Tillmann and Leeor Sommer, we dive into the recognition and ED management of Hyperglycemic Hyperosmolar State (HHS). We answer questions such as: how does one differentiate DKA from HHS clinically?

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SGEM#414: The SQuID Protocol

The Skeptics' Guide to EM

The patient states he has had multiple “diabetic emergencies” in the past and usually ends up in the intensive care unit (ICU) on a drip. Electrolytes show a gap of 21. The patient’s symptoms begin to improve after initial intravenous (IV) fluid administration of one litre of 0.9%

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SGEM Xtra: Catch of the Day – CAEP19

The Skeptics' Guide to EM

She works with the psychiatry department for improved collaboration with the Emergency Department and is an advocate for harm reduction in New Brunswick. Dr. Justin Yan is an Emergency Physician, Assistant Professor, and clinician researcher at Western University in London, Ontario.

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Lab Case 202

EMergucate

A 68 year old female is brought to ED by ambulance. her husband found her this morning confused and called the ambulance. He had last seen her last night before bed when she was well. PMH – H…

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Lab Case 159

EMergucate

A 60 year old male presents with 1 week history of vomiting. In the last 24 hours the family noted that he was confused and poor to respond. Background – IHD, HTN, NIDDM on Metformin, Coversy…

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Lab Case 196

EMergucate

A 57 year old lady presents to your ED with abdominal pain, shortness of breath and vomiting for 1 day. She has reduced appetite and last ate 2 days ago. She has high cholesterol and type II DM and…