Test your clinical knowledge with the daily Case in Point program, which gives you the opportunity each weekday to work through a subspecialty case.
CASE OF THE DAY
An 82-year-old woman presents with 10 days of intermittent, involuntary movements of the left upper and lower extremities. Medical history is significant for hypertension and type 2 diabetes mellitus. Laboratory tests are notable for fasting glucose of 486 mg/dL and hemoglobin A1c level of 16.2. One and a half months after her initial presentation, the patient’s fasting glucose level improves to 226 mg/dL and hemoglobin A1c to 11.4, and her symptoms are resolved.