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Endocrine - Diabetic Emergencies
Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA) Signs and Symptoms
Fruity breath Odor
Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA) Diagnosis and Labs
Blood glucose Increased > 250 mg/dL
Anion gap metabolic acidosis
Decreased pH < 7.3
Decreased serum bicarbonate < 18
Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA) Treatment
IV Normal Saline
Regular Insulin Drip
Subsequent Management (correction of electrolytes)
Treat Underlying Cause
Serum Bicarbonate (HCO3)
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