Hyperglycemic Hyperosmolar Syndrome

HHS is defined by hyperglycemia and hyperosmolarity due to volume depletion with resultant altered mental status Profound hypokalemia is common as a result of osmotic diuresis. Replete aggressively Hypokalemia = hypomagnesemia. Replete both of these electrolytes simultaneously Fluid repletion is the key point in management but careful repletion is vital as patients may not tolerate […]

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