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This patient presents to the ED with delirium resulting from diabetic ketoacidosis. She also has a variety of ENT complaints, including recent bloody nasal discharge and confusion. Read the details of this case and see if you can make the diagnosis.
Do you recognize these symptomatic red patches and plaques? What underlying disorder does the condition imply?
The observed insulin responses to sustained hypoxia at high altitudes has prompted deeper inquiry into the role of oxidative stress in the pathophysiology of type 2 diabetes.
While the evidence is very preliminary, it is thought that SGLT2 inhibitors may suppress glomerular hyperfiltration, hypoglycemia-related tubular growth, kidney hypertrophy, and other harbingers of diabetic nephropathy.
A 50-year-old African American woman with type 2 diabetes mellitus and hypertension was admitted with constant bilateral knee and thigh pain and swelling of both knees. Bilateral knee effusions were present. The diagnosis was diabetic myonecrosis. Which statement about this condition is false?
What role do bisphosphonates play in the management of a Charcot joint? Is arthrodesis preferred to osteotomy? What's the most common complication of Charcot foot? Take this mini-quiz.