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Management Of Adult Diabetic Ketoacidosis

Go to: Abstract Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) is a rare yet potentially fatal hyperglycemic crisis that can occur in patients with both type 1 and 2 diabetes mellitus. Due to its increasing incidence and economic impact related to the treatment and associated morbidity, effective management and prevention is key. Elements of management include making the appropriate diagnosis using current laboratory tools and clinical criteria and coordinating fluid resuscitation, insulin therapy, and electrolyte replacement through feedback obtained from timely patient monitoring and knowledge of resolution criteria. In addition, awareness of special populations such as patients with renal disease presenting with DKA is important. During the DKA therapy, complications may arise and appropriate strategies to prevent these complications are required. DKA prevention strategies including patient and provider education are important. This review aims to provide a brief overview of DKA from its pathophysiology to clinical presentation with in depth focus on up-to-date therapeutic management. Keywords: DKA treatment, insulin, prevention, ESKD Go to: Introduction In 2009, there were 140,000 hospitalization Continue reading >>

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Popular Questions

  1. JonBana

    TO much protein per meal stopping ketosis?

    is it possible meeting daily macros , 0.9g-1g LBM in protein but only eating three meals so lets say each meal
    50g pro
    80g fat
    would kick you out of ketosis
    which is why week 5 I feel like **** and tired always?

  2. repower

    Nope, if you have enough fat in the same meal, (enough fat = equals protein intake or more) you aren't going to get kick out from ketosis. In fact, if you're already in ketosis, you can play around with getting more protein in the same meal, but isn't necessary.

  3. JonBana

    im 5 weeks in,
    I still don't understand when im in ketosis and when im not.... I feel like **** all day long lol the gym is even worse.....
    I want to start TKD 25G carbs pre workout but not sure if I should wait longer to adapt I was told 8-12 weeks

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