20 August 2018

Published in Med J Malaysia Vol 70 No 4 August 2015
 
Case Report
Authors: Chin Voon Tong, MRCP*, Shanty Velaiutham, MMed (Internal Med)**, Nor Azizah Aziz, MRCP**, Shueh Lin Lim, MRCP**, Chong Hui Khaw, MRCP**
 
Institution: *Hospital Putrajaya, Putrajaya, Malaysia, **Hospital Pulau Pinang, Georgetown, Malaysia
 
SUMMARY
We report a case of a 54-year-old man with severe HTG which did not respond to conventional anti lipid therapies. He was treated with intravenous insulin and concurrent dextrose infusions which led to a dramatic reduction in serum triglyceride levels.
 
Keywords: Hypertriglyceridemia; insulin; non-diabetic; coronary artery disease
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