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Diabetic Ketoacidosis and Intensive Care

Gauri R Gangakhedkar

Keywords : Complication, Diabetes, Diabetic ketoacidosis, Intensive care

Citation Information : Gangakhedkar GR. Diabetic Ketoacidosis and Intensive Care. Res Inno in Anesth 2019; 4 (2):29-31.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10049-0072

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-04-2019

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2019; The Author(s).


Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) is one of the most common hyperglycemic complications of diabetes mellitus (DM) that is encountered in clinical practice as anesthesiologists and intensivists. Various stressors can lead to DKA in a diabetic patient, but it also remains a common manifestation at the outset of the disease among young diabetics. Thorough knowledge of the disease pathophysiology and treatment modalities help to reduce both duration of ICU stay and the morbidity and mortality associated with DKA.

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