Guillermo E. Umpierrez

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Diabetic Ketoacidosis and Hypersmolar Non-ketotic coma

Description of the Condition Incidence Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) and hyperglycemic hyperosmolar state (HHS) are the most serious acute metabolic complications of diabetes. Recent data indicate there are more than 144,000 hospital admissions per year for DKA in the United States and the number of cases show an upward trend, with a 30% increase in the…

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