November 24 2010 (Wednesday) - Hypoglycaemia

A case study – hypoglycaemia caused by an insulinoma: a rather obscure tumour occurring in (about) four times in every million people. I refreshed my memory of glucose metabolism and learned loads from the case study. I didn’t know that people used insulin as a murder weapon.

And I didn’t know that insulinomas are very common in ferrets…

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