Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) and hyperosmolar hyperglycemic state (HHS, also known as hyperosmotic hyperglycemic nonketotic state [HHNK]) are two of the most serious acute complications of diabetes. They are part of the spectrum of hyperglycemia, and each represents an extreme in the spectrum. Hyperglycemic crises in adult patients with. Oct 28, 2015 · Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) is a common, serious, and preventable complication of type 1 diabetes, with a mortality of 3-5%. It can also occur in patients with other types of diabetes It can be the first presentation of diabetes. This accounts for about 6% of cases The diagnosis is not always Cited by: 13.
Jun 30, 2014 · 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 Cited by: 70. Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) in adults You have been given this factsheet to help you understand diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA). Please keep it in a safe place in case you need to refer to it in the future. It’s a good idea to show this factsheet to your family or carers, so that they’re aware of the warning signs and symptoms of DKA too.