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Abstract | April 6, 2022

Anchoring on Ketoacidosis in the presence of the Unforeseen Thyroid Storm

Both thyroid storm and DKA are critical sequelae of typically benign underlying conditions when there is medical compliance and appropriate follow-up with healthcare providers. However, these conditions often involve precipitating events that spark the onset of both a thyroid storm and DKA.

Posted in: Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism12

Abstract | April 6, 2022

A Rare Case of Diabetic Myonecrosis

Diabetic myonecrosis is a rare complication of diabetes among the more commonly recognized microvascular complications of nephropathy, neuropathy, and retinopathy.

Posted in: Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism12

Abstract | April 5, 2022

Hypoglycemia and Glucagon Utilization in Children with Type 1 Diabetes

Hypoglycemia is one of the most severe and life threatening complications of insulin therapy for patients with diabetes. The risk of severe hypoglycemia is higher in children with type 1 diabetes (T1DM) when compared to the general diabetes patients.

Posted in: Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism12

Abstract | April 5, 2022

Nutritional Management for Obese ESRD Patients Planning to Undergo Bariatric Surgery Prior to Kidney Transplantation

Patients with obesity and ESRD may undergo bariatric surgery to decrease complication rates during kidney transplantation (KT). Nutritional management for these patients may be complex; however, literature lacks specific guidelines to address these issues.

Posted in: Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism12 Surgery & Surgical Specialties35

Abstract | April 4, 2022

A Case of Extreme Insulin Resistance in the Setting of COVID-19

Obesity and insulin resistance have been shown to be lethal comorbid conditions in COVID-19 patients. One major association being studied is insulin resistance and ACE-2 expression.

Posted in: Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism12

Abstract | May 5, 2021

My HbA1C is giving me Palpitations

Tachycardia as a presenting symptom is nonspecific and could be due to a variety of disease processes. While cardiovascular causes are often suspected first in the etiology of tachycardia, endocrine related causes should also be considered. This case is about a patient who presented with tachycardia secondary to undiagnosed Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus.

Posted in: Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism12 Diabetes Mellitus2

Abstract | November 13, 2020

Obesity a Risk Factor for Severe COVID-19 Morbidity in Pediatric Population: A Case Series

With the emergence of COVID-19 pandemic, many studies have been published to determine the spectrum of illness, risk factors, prevention, and treatment strategies. Due to relatively fewer pediatric cases as compared to adults, there is a paucity of clinical data available to fully understand the risk factors and disease course in the pediatric population.

Posted in: Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism12 Infectious Disease9

Abstract | November 10, 2020

An unusual cause of abdominal mass in a diabetic patient

An estimated 34 million people suffer from Diabetes Mellitus (DM) in the United States. Diabetes management includes lifestyle modifications, oral hypoglycemic agents or subcutaneous insulin injection. The most common reported skin complications with chronic subcutaneous insulin injection are lipoatrophy and ipohypertrophy.

Posted in: Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism12 Medicine & Medical Specialties21

Abstract | November 6, 2020

Risk Factors for Developing Complications Post Thyroidectomy

Preoperative planning is a strong predictor for the success of thyroid surgery. In our study, we examine postoperative thyroidectomy outcomes to evaluate modifiable risk factors in the preoperative setting. We hypothesize patients undergoing thyroidectomy will have no difference in complication rates amongst General surgeons compared to ENT physicians, and no difference in complication rates between the different thyroidectomy procedures.

Posted in: Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism12 Surgery & Surgical Specialties35 Thyroid Disorders1

Abstract | November 6, 2020

Improving Hypertension and Diabetes mellitus control by a multidisciplinary approach at BHCC

Hypertension and Diabetes mellitus are two chronic diseases that have a tremendous healthcare impact associated to social determinants. Diabetes mellitus affects at least 34 million Americans in 2020, according to the National Diabetes Statistics Report of 2020 and the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey of 2018.

Posted in: Cardiovascular Disease7 Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism12 Hypertension1 Diabetes Mellitus2

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