International Journal of Endocrinology / 2018 / Article / Tab 1

Clinical Study

Newer Perspectives of Mechanisms for Euglycemic Diabetic Ketoacidosis

Table 1

Clinical features of 4 cases of EDKA.

Blood glucoseUrine ketoneβ-HDBPHTGScrPrecipitating factorsEffective remedy

Case 1Type 1 DM10.43+/7.120.9442Reduced insulin dose, poor appetite, sufficient drinking of waterInsulin along with supply of glucose
Case 2Type 2 DM (new onset)9.03+/7.151.7178Clozapine, poor food intakeInsulin along with increased intake of carbohydrate
Case 3Type 2 DM in pregnancy6.74+4.27.310.6245PregnancyInsulin along with supply of glucose
Case 4Type 2 DM with UGIH9.73+3.17.251.5065Intercurrent illness, discontinuation of insulin pump therapyInsulin along with supply of glucose

Blood glucose (mmol/l). β-HDB: β-hydroxybutyric (mmol/l); TG: plasma triglyceride (mmol/l); Scr: serum creatinine (μmol/l); UGIH: upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage.

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