Diabetic Ketoacidosis

  • Jacqueline Harrison


Patients with diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) usually have type I diabetes, however, ketoacidosis can occur in adult onset diabetics as well. About ten percent of diabetics will make their initial presentation while in ketoacidosis. Typical symptoms are polyuria, polydypsia, fatigue, abdominal pain, nausea, and vomiting.


Insulin Infusion Diabetic Ketoacidosis Serum Sodium Concentration Serum Bicarbonate Level Insulin Replacement 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1998

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  • Jacqueline Harrison

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