GIM Question 34

A 35 year old man is admitted to hospital with an altered level of consciousness, tachycardia, abdominal pain and deep laboured breathing. The patient currently lives in a shelter, and his medical records show he has Type 1 Diabetes. A bedside accucheck shows a blood glucose level of 30.

  1. What condition are you suspicious of?
  2. What are the four main therapies you would consider giving this patient?

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