Nicole Glaser

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Cerebral Edema in DKA: Symptoms and Signs

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure your patient has diabetic ketoacidosis–related cerebral edema? What are the typical findings for this disease? Cerebral edema is a potentially life-threatening complication of diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) and is responsible for the majority of diabetes-related deaths in children. Cerebral edema typically occurs after several hours of…

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