Acute hepatic steatosis complicating massive insulin overdose and excessive glucose administration

@article{Jolliet2001AcuteHS,
  title={Acute hepatic steatosis complicating massive insulin overdose and excessive glucose administration},
  author={Philippe Jolliet and Xavier Leverve and Claude Pichard},
  journal={Intensive Care Medicine},
  year={2001},
  volume={27},
  pages={313-316}
}
Objective: To describe a case of acute hepatic steatosis due to excessive administration of glucose in the setting of massive insulin overdose, a complication which is rapidly and completely reversible if glucose infusion is rapidly tapered. Design: Case report, clinical. Setting: Intensive care unit, university hospital. Patient: A single patient admitted to the ICU. Intervention: Intravenous glucose after insulin overdose. Measurements and main results: On the 3rd day, increases in… CONTINUE READING

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Even though the fear of hypoglycemia - induced neurologic damage should be a constant preoccupation in this situation , glucose administration should be titrated on closely monitored blood glucose levels .
Even though the fear of hypoglycemia - induced neurologic damage should be a constant preoccupation in this situation , glucose administration should be titrated on closely monitored blood glucose levels .
Even though the fear of hypoglycemia - induced neurologic damage should be a constant preoccupation in this situation , glucose administration should be titrated on closely monitored blood glucose levels .
Even though the fear of hypoglycemia - induced neurologic damage should be a constant preoccupation in this situation , glucose administration should be titrated on closely monitored blood glucose levels .
Even though the fear of hypoglycemia - induced neurologic damage should be a constant preoccupation in this situation , glucose administration should be titrated on closely monitored blood glucose levels .
Even though the fear of hypoglycemia - induced neurologic damage should be a constant preoccupation in this situation , glucose administration should be titrated on closely monitored blood glucose levels .
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Even though the fear of hypoglycemia - induced neurologic damage should be a constant preoccupation in this situation , glucose administration should be titrated on closely monitored blood glucose levels .
Even though the fear of hypoglycemia - induced neurologic damage should be a constant preoccupation in this situation , glucose administration should be titrated on closely monitored blood glucose levels .
Setting : Intensive care unit , university hospital .
Setting : Intensive care unit , university hospital .
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