• Epinephrine raises plasma lactate concentrations when infused intravenously in normal subjects. We studied a patient with non—insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus who developed lactic acidosis and marked insulin resistance when treated with epinephrine after open heart surgery.
(Arch Intern Med 1987;147:1422-1424)
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