when someone is hyperglycemic, how do we calculate what their "true" sodium levels are?
for every 100 mg glucose he is ABOVE from 100, then we add 1.6 mEq/ liter
Hence, if 1800 = glucose, that is 1700 above, so 17 X 1.6 mEq === 27. 2 mEq/L (we add this amount to the current mEq/L of sodium.