Accuracy of Flash Glucose Monitoring in Critically Ill Patients Receiving Intravenous Insulin
Jia Wei Tan, MD, Sachin K Majumdar, MD
Article Type: Brief Report | First Published: December 11, 2022
To compare the Free Style Libre (FSL) 2 14- day Flash Glucose Monitoring (FGM) and Point-Of-Care Capillary (POC) Blood Glucose (BG) testing among critically ill patients who receive insulin infusion. We conducted an open-label, prospective study and enrolled stepdown or critical care unit patients on intravenous insulin. Paired POC and GCM values were obtained to calculate the Mean Absolute Relative Difference (MARD). Accuracy was further evaluated with error grid analysis between matched glucos...
Use of Insulin during the Current Pandemic
Selia Chowdhury, Mehedi Hasan Bappy, Md. Shahraj Chowdhury, Santiago Clocchiatti-Tuozzo, Muhammad Haseeb ul Rasool, Shreeya Desai, Catalina Sekzer and Pawan Kumar Thada
Article Type: Literature Review | First Published: May 31, 2022
Insulin is one of the greatest medical discoveries of the twentieth century and it continues to be the solitary effective treatment for type 1 diabetes mellitus patients and save millions of lives around the world. In 2021, we have rejoiced 100 years of insulin discovery....
An Interesting Case of DeQuervain’s Thyroiditis
Arul Prakash Rajadurai
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: February 26, 2022
We present an interesting case of De Quervin’s Thyroiditis following Enteric fever with classical features of pain neck and hyperthyroidism ended up in Hypothyroidism. A 34-years-old women consulted surgeon for neck pain and swelling for 1 week, and expressed her fear of cancer of thyroid. She told that her distant relative had thyroid cancer. Surgeon noted a tender goitre, moving with deglutition, no nodules or nodes in the neck and mild features of hyperthyroidism like palpitation, tremor. H...