Question: Diabetic patient
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You are seeing a 16 year old obese teen with no previous history of diabetes who presents with recent viral URI symptoms and increasing altered mental status over the last 8 hours. Her temperature is 37.9, heart rate 140, resp rate 22, and BP 90/35. Blood glucose is 950, Na 130, K 3.4, and urine negative for ketones. The teen is confused and has a GCS of 13.