Diabetes mellitus is one of the common metabolic disorders responsible for high morbidity and mortality worldwide. The disease results from high plasma glucose levels which affect physiologic functions of body organs including the kidney, blood vessels, liver, eye and peripheral nerves. High glucose levels can be due to insulin deficiency, insulin resistance, drugs, or hormonal imbalance.
Diabetes mellitus is a vital topic that you will be expected to know in your career as a doctor. Let's do it!
I like how Dr. Shukle delivered his lecture. I'm a medical student and this lecture is very useful. I'd probably finish the whole course today. Godspeed!
simple and informative and I really like the way he uses his voice to keep us on point with him
I like it very much,before I was confused about this topic but now I can say that I am 100% clear
Absolutely high yield in hospital medicine. Often in hospital emergency department would find you can make a DKA dx with history and physical with the lab tests confirming the suspicion. This is an extremely valuable review and high-yield information for anybody working in hospital. Know how to treat and manage DKA upon admission, firstly the fluids and insulin. The rest you can learn or review within a few minutes of recognition. But have to recognize immediately to treat your patient.