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Ketoacidosis

05-18-2022 | Empagliflozin | News

Pros and cons with empagliflozin addition to closed-loop insulin

Adding daily empagliflozin to closed-loop insulin delivery improves time in range but also increases ketone levels in people with type 1 diabetes, shows a randomized trial.

04-26-2022 | Ketoacidosis | News

Subcutaneous insulin protocol feasible for DKA

Implementing a subcutaneous insulin protocol for the treatment of diabetic ketoacidosis significantly reduces intensive care admissions and readmission to hospital within 30 days of discharge without increasing hypoglycemia, research shows.

11-24-2021 | Ketoacidosis | News

DKA in pregnancy linked to high perinatal mortality rates

Diabetic ketoacidosis affects around one in 60 pregnant women with type 1 diabetes and is associated with “exceptionally high” perinatal mortality rates, shows research.

11-15-2021 | Transitions of care | News

Acute diabetes complications rise during transition to adult care

Young people with type 1 diabetes are at increased risk for hospitalization for acute complications at the time of transition from pediatric to adult care, say researchers.

09-28-2021 | EASD 2021 | Conference coverage | News

DKA presentation similar for type 1 and type 2 diabetes

Diabetic ketoacidosis is three times more common with type 1 diabetes than with type 2 diabetes, but episode presentation and severity are similar between the two groups, show data presented at the virtual 57th EASD Annual Meeting.

09-06-2021 | COVID-19 | News

Pandemic rise in DKA admissions conceals opposing trends

Researchers find the increase in hospital admissions for diabetic ketoacidosis in England during the COVID-19 pandemic was caused by additional admissions of people with new-onset or type 2 diabetes.

07-27-2021 | Ketoacidosis | News

DKA prevention needs reinforcing amid increasing incidence rates

The incidence of diabetic ketoacidosis has risen gradually since 2004, with sharper increases occurring among the oldest and most socioeconomically deprived groups, shows an analysis of data from Scotland.

03-25-2021 | Ketoacidosis | News

Mortality twice as likely with early DKA readmission

Readmission to hospital within a month of admission for diabetic ketoacidosis is common and associated with an increased mortality risk, say researchers.

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