Diabetic Ketoacidosis

Insulin Pump Associated With Fewer Complications Than Injections in Children, Adolescents

Insulin Pump Associated With Fewer Complications Than Injections in Children, Adolescents

Although the incidence of severe hypoglycemia has decreased while insulin pump use has increased, a causal relationship has not been established between insulin administration methods and risk of complications from diabetes.

Diabetic Ketoacidosis in Pregnancy May Lead to Fetal Death

Diabetic Ketoacidosis in Pregnancy May Lead to Fetal Death

Diabetic ketoacidosis led to fatal demise, preterm birth, and neonatal intensive care unit admissions.

SGLT2 Inhibitors May Increase Diabetic Ketoacidosis in Type 2 Diabetes

SGLT2 Inhibitors May Increase Diabetic Ketoacidosis in Type 2 Diabetes

Patients with type 2 diabetes who took sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 inhibitors were twice as likely to develop diabetic ketoacidosis than those who took dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitors.

Guideline Implementation Decreased Pediatric Hospitalizations for DKA

Guideline Implementation Decreased Pediatric Hospitalizations for DKA

Implementation of clinical practice guidelines can reduce the length of hospitalizations among children experiencing diabetic ketoacidosis.

Normoglycemia Remission in DKA Prolonged With Metformin, Sitagliptin

Normoglycemia Remission in DKA Prolonged With Metformin, Sitagliptin

For patients with new-onset diabetic ketoacidosis and severe hyperglycemia, metformin and sitagliptin treatment after normoglycemia remission correlate with increased relapse-free survival and prolonged remission.

Mortality Rate Higher With Recurrent Diabetic Ketoacidosis in Young, Disadvantaged Patients

Mortality Rate Higher With Recurrent Diabetic Ketoacidosis in Young, Disadvantaged Patients

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Young patients with very high HbA1c levels with recurrent diabetic ketoacidosis had a higher risk of mortality.

Novel Program May Help Prevent DKA Hospitalizations in Youth with Type 1 Diabetes

Novel Program May Help Prevent DKA Hospitalizations in Youth with Type 1 Diabetes

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A program focused on behavior reduced costs and improved glycemic control in children with repeat hospitalizations for diabetic ketoacidosis.

Computer-Guided Program May Improve Diabetic Ketoacidosis Management

Computer-Guided Program May Improve Diabetic Ketoacidosis Management

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Compared with standard protocol, patients achieved faster resolution of acidosis and hyperglycemia.

Diabetic Ketoacidosis Can Occur After Bariatric Surgery in Type 2 Diabetes

Diabetic Ketoacidosis Can Occur After Bariatric Surgery in Type 2 Diabetes

Diabetic ketoacidosis should be considered in patients with type 2 diabetes who present soon after bariatric surgery.

AACE/ACE Panel Supports Continued Use of SGLT2 Inhibitors in Diabetes

AACE/ACE Panel Supports Continued Use of SGLT2 Inhibitors in Diabetes

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Expert panel recommends continued use of SGLT2 inhibitors, as risk for DKA is low.

Reviewing Reports of Ketoacidosis With SGLT2 Inhibitors

Reviewing Reports of Ketoacidosis With SGLT2 Inhibitors

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Jennifer N. Clements, PharmD, BPCS, CDE, BCACP, reviews some details of the reports of ketocacidosis with the use of SGLT2 inhibitors.

Incidence of Diabetic Ketoacidosis Low With Canagliflozin in Type 2 Diabetes

Incidence of Diabetic Ketoacidosis Low With Canagliflozin in Type 2 Diabetes

Patients with type 2 diabetes who took canagliflozin have low incidence of serious adverse DKA events.

FDA Warns of Ketoacidosis Risk With SGLT2 Inhibitors

FDA Warns of Ketoacidosis Risk With SGLT2 Inhibitors

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The FDA has issued a warning about the risk for ketoacidosis with the use of SGLT2 inhibitors, which are indicated for the treatment of type 2 diabetes.

Diabetic Ketoacidosis Incidence May Be Increasing in U.S. Children

Diabetic Ketoacidosis Incidence May Be Increasing in U.S. Children

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The incidence of diabetic ketoacidosis in children in Colorado at the time of type 1 diabetes diagnosis increased by 55% from 1998 to 2012.

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