DKA


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DKA

Abbreviation for diabetic ketoacidosis.

DKA

abbreviation for diabetic ketoacidosis.

DKA

Diabetic ketoacidosis, see there.

DKA

Abbreviation for diabetic ketoacidosis.

DKA

Abbreviation for diabetic ketoacidosis.
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According to a recent report,1 DKA affects approximately 8 per 1000 diabetics annually.
DISCUSSION: Diagnosis of DKA is often missed, as classical history of polyuria and polydipsia is generally unavailable in children.
Nevertheless, our reported DKA incidence is much less compared to reports from Kuwait (37%) and the United Arab Emirates (80%).
This diagnosis of DKA was based on finding the characteristic picture of ketonuria, hyperglycaemia ( greater than 200 mg/dl or 11.
22 We also found no association between the frequency of depressed mood and the number of DKA and hypoglycemic episodes similar to SEARCH study9 nor of repeat hospitalizations21 among children and adolescents with diabetes.
Previous studies (19,20) have reported higher levels of serum pancreatic amylase in patients presenting with DKA.
The gender wise distribution of the organisms causing urosepsis in DKA is shown in table 1.
Because of these, DKA can be misdiagnosed as acute abdomen, possible severe gastroenteritis, acute asthma, or pneumonia if the parents are not asked about a history of polyuria and polydipsia.
I had DKA two or three times in my teens and it was horrible.
Phoebe was diagnosed with DKA and Type 1 diabetes at the age of 18 T months.
It found a staggering 80% of children aged under two diagnosed with diabetes had already begun suffering from the potentially fatal complications of DKA.