Journal of Diabetes Research / 2013 / Article / Tab 4

Clinical Study

The Impact of Hyperglycemic Emergencies on the Kidney and Liver

Table 4

Clinical and biochemical characteristics of the mild/moderate and severe DKA patients at admission.

VariablesMild/moderate DKA
( )
Severe DKA
( )

Female/male ( )15/107/80.517
Age (years) 0.198
Duration of diabetes (years)8.00 (0.00–26.00)5.00 (0.00–15.00)0.134
Plasma glucose (mmol/L) 0.914
HbA1c (%) 0.837
Arterial pH <0.001
HCO3 (mmol/L) <0.001
Alanine aminotransferase (U/L) 0.445
Aspartate aminotransferase (U/L) 0.702
-glutamyl transpeptidase (U/L) 0.239
Total bilirubin (μmol/L) 0.926
Direct bilirubin (μmol/L) 0.641
Total protein (g/L) 0.838
Albumin (g/L) 0.309
Globulin (g/L) 0.686
Prealbumin (mg/dL) 0.010
Serum creatinine (μmol/L) 0.618
eGFR (mL/min per 1.73 m2) 0.906
Uric acid (μmol/L) 0.192

All values in the table are given as the mean ± standard deviation, except for the duration of diabetes, which is given as the median and range (min–max).

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