year old male who is known to have insulin dependent diabetes mellitus is
brought into casualty with a hypoglycaemic episode. He is treated with
intravenous dextrose and glucagons and makes a satisfactory recovery.
admits to having several such episodes over the preceding months.
of the following is most likely to enable you to determine the cause of the
Detailed family history
Careful auscultation of the heart
Careful examination of the skin
Detailed neurological examination
Examination of the thyroid gland