DKA and Hypoglycemia

DKA  Diagnostic criteria Elevated sugars of >250 Ketonemia or ketonuria (  In early DKA, acetoacetate concentration is low and could be falsely negative. Conversely, β-OHB is an early and abundant ketoacid, which may first signal the development of DKA )  Acidosis​ with Ph<7.3 or Biacarb <18 Elevated anion gap   Pathophysiology: There are two major hyperglycemic crises associated with … Read more