How frequently is hyperglycemia present in systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS)?

Updated: Nov 12, 2020
  • Author: Kamran Boka, MD, MS; Chief Editor: Michael R Pinsky, MD, CM, Dr(HC), FCCP, FAPS, MCCM  more...
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Hyperglycemia, a common laboratory finding in systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS), even in individuals without diabetes, has numerous deleterious systemic effects. [32, 33]


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