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Re: [IP] Re: Young and Restless Diabetic



At 12:49 PM 4/27/01 -0500, you wrote:
>Hi there:  I am the one who posted for us to watch how they would handle this
>kid having DKA.  They did a FANTASTIC job and the actor was awesome.  At this
>point he is hooked up to a ventilator and is on dialysis.  So far so good....

Huh?  Standard treatment for DKA is IV fluids with sodium chloride, 
potassium, and insulin.  What's the ventilator for?  Why dialysis?
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