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What causes a hyperosmolar hyperglycemic state?

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Dr. Daniel Mintz
Internal Medicine - Diabetology

In brief: Insulin presnt

Common denominator is excessive glucose in (soda), with progessive dehydration in a patient with diabetes who is sti capable of secreting pancreatic Insulin this aborting progressive ketoisis, but not enough to stop raisng bld.
Glucose.

In brief: Insulin presnt

Common denominator is excessive glucose in (soda), with progessive dehydration in a patient with diabetes who is sti capable of secreting pancreatic Insulin this aborting progressive ketoisis, but not enough to stop raisng bld.
Glucose.
Dr. Daniel Mintz
Dr. Daniel Mintz
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Dr. Alvin Fried
Internal Medicine - Diabetology

In brief: Many things

It can be caused by long periods of uncontrolled diabetes, some medications such as steroids, chronic illnesses such as alcoholism, acute illnesses such as infections strokes or heart attacks, severe stress.
It can ocassionally be the first sign of a new diagnosis of diabetes. Most commonly it is the result of not paying attention to the diabetes.

In brief: Many things

It can be caused by long periods of uncontrolled diabetes, some medications such as steroids, chronic illnesses such as alcoholism, acute illnesses such as infections strokes or heart attacks, severe stress.
It can ocassionally be the first sign of a new diagnosis of diabetes. Most commonly it is the result of not paying attention to the diabetes.
Dr. Alvin Fried
Dr. Alvin Fried
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