Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Diabetic Hyperglycemic Coma Treatment

Treatment for nonketotic hyperglycemic coma is emergent and usually includes intravenous fluids, potassium supplements, and insulin to reduce blood sugar levels. All patients diagnosed with nonketotic hyperglycemic coma require hospitalization for treatment.

Treatment for nonketotic hyperglycemic coma includes:

Diabetic Hyperglycemic Coma Specialist

Physicians from the following specialties evaluate and treat nonketotic hyperglycemic coma:

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Last Updated: Dec 21, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Diabetic Hyperglycemic Coma References
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