Glucose Metabolism Duration of Acute Infection: A Case Presentation
The events such as illness that cause stress leads to increased gluconeogenesis and insulin resistance. The blood glucose level rises as a result of the increased gluconeogenesis and insulin resistance. Ability used to glucose of tissues reduces. We wanted to draw attention to glucose metabolism during acute infection with a case. The patient was four years old and was taking antibiotics for three days. Results of the analysis indicated diabetic ketoacidosis. Two hours after receiving the patient, the statement of diabetic ketoacidosis improved. It was learned that the patient’s diet was mainly carbohydrate during the last three days. The patient proposed a high-protein diet was discharged. As a result, during infection, the patient’s diet should be poor in carbohydrate and rich in protein.
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