Published Online: 1 July 1981
Page Count: 5
Chairman, Albert Einstein College of Medicine at Montefiore Hospital and Medical Center, Bronx, New York
Endocrine fellow, Albert Einstein College of Medicine at Montefiore Hospital and Medical Center, Bronx, New York
(Received 10 November 1980; accepted 28 January 1981)
This report describes the method employed to demonstrate that a fatal hypoglycemic episode was due to marked beef hyperinsulinemia. From the rate of disappearance of the circulating insulin, the most likely type of insulin preparation employed was determined along with the estimated time and probable route of occult insulin administration.
Paper ID: JFS11405J