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Interesting Case Study-


My patients blood sugar is really low like 10/20 (normal is 70-100)

He has dextrose running, and despite that when we check his blood sugar it’s like 10-50. We keep doing the same thing- pushing 50% Dextrose through his IV, recheck it in half hour and same results-always below 70- this has been going on for the whole shift and the doctors have no idea

Pt is asymptomatic the whole time, talking, A&O x 4 etc despite a blood sugar of 10-50.

Anyone have a clue?

I have an idea.. will post tomorrow after 8pm.


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