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Anonymous
Please see below for s/l. Thanks.
Sat Jun 2, 2007 12:48

She does use an insulin pump and had noted increasing blood sugars over the past week prior to admission. On admission, her s/l *s pen* or s/l *S10* level was 20. She was placed on an insulin drip and IV fluid rehydration. Thanks.


passthru
just guessing: resting level? (nm)
Sat Jun 2, 2007 12:50




would be high if dehydrated.
creatinine? (nm)
Sat Jun 2, 2007 12:54




Anonymous
her resting level what? (nm)
Sat Jun 2, 2007 12:54




passthru
blood glucose(?) (nm)
Sat Jun 2, 2007 12:56




Anonymous
Thanks for all the responses, but I can clearly hear...sm
Sat Jun 2, 2007 12:56

an"S" sound, and I think the level reflects her glucose control.


Anonymous
could it be "insulin" level? (nm)
Sat Jun 2, 2007 12:57




Anonymous
I cannot believe I had such a hard time, it was acetone..nm
Sat Jun 2, 2007 12:59

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Anonymous
never heard that before? (nm)
Sat Jun 2, 2007 13:00




Anonymous
I don't think she said THAT!!! Jeeze. (nm)
Sat Jun 2, 2007 13:03




Txczech
could well be. Acetone levels done to R/O ketoacidosis. sm
Sat Jun 2, 2007 13:07

As per Labcorp.com

Use
Diagnose ketonemia, ketoacidosis resulting from diabetes mellitus,1 alcoholism, stress,2 starvation, intestinal disorders including emesis, glycogen storage disease (von Gierke), infantile organic acidemias, and other metabolic disorders. Determining the presence of ketone bodies is useful when isopropanol ingestion is suspected.


Anonymous
LOL - ahh, yeah - she said it was. LOL. (nm)
Sat Jun 2, 2007 13:09






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