Lactic Acidosis and Insulin Resistance Associated With Epinephrine Administration in a Patient With Non—Insulin-Dependent Diabetes Mellitus

Michela Caruso, Thomas A. Orszulak, John M. Miles

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Abstract

Epinephrine raises plasma lactate concentrations when infused intravenously in normal subjects. We studied a patient with non—insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus who developed lactic acidosis and marked insulin resistance when treated with epinephrine after open heart surgery.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1422-1424
Number of pages3
JournalArchives of internal medicine
Volume147
Issue number8
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 1987

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Internal Medicine

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