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Hypertriglyceridemia Masking Hyperglycemia
Journal of Metabolic Syndrome
A 42 year old female diabetic poorly compliant to therapy presented with left facial pain and classic osmotic symptoms of hyperglycemia Clinical findings revealed dehydration and the features of a lower motor neuron lesion of the left facial nerve. Blood glucose measured by bedside glucose reflectance device ( TRUEresult ®) was 460 mg/dl compared with a value of 1280 mg/dl obtained on an identically timed specimen but measured by spectrophotometry ( Figure 1 ). Plasma was noted to be markedlydoi:10.4172/2167-0943.1000i101 fatcat:ifoya3aymbgvpgfdp2p6udee6a