Leading the EMS World in Pediatric Education
Thursday October 19th 2017

Kids: Some are sweet, some…not so much! Episode 20


Glucose abnormalities in children are not that uncommon and should always be a consideration with any changes with mentation. It is a fallacy that you should only check a blood glucose if the child has diabetes when in fact it should be evaluated anytime the patient is not acting appropriate. There are numerous reasons beyond diabetes that can cause alterations in blood glucose.

Join Dr. Lou Romig and Kyle David Bates as they discuss glucose abnormalities, and diabetes, with our new panel of Doug and Kathy Gadomski as well as Loiuse Laskaratos who are all experienced in this topic.

Learning Objectives

At the completion of the podcast the listener will be able to:

  1. Identify causes of alterations in blood glucose;
  2. Identify a pediatric patient that needs treatment for an abnormal glucose;
  3. Treat a symptomatic pediatric patient with an abnormal blood glucose.

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