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BACKGROUND/PURPOSE Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) is a fatal complication of diabetes, and is strongly related to the quality of diabetes care. This study aimed to establish recent secular trends of incidence density (ID) of DKA in patients with diabetes in Taiwan and to explore the effects of age and sex on the risk of a DKA emergency. METHODS Using the(More)
OBJECTIVES Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) is a life-threatening complication of diabetes mellitus, and its risks can be largely reduced by adequate and high-quality ambulatory diabetic care. The aim of this study is to assess the risk and frequency of developing DKA in relation to the specialty of doctors who provide diabetes cares. METHODS In searching for(More)
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