Clinical characteristics and outcome of hyperglycaemic emergencies in Johannesburg Africans.

@article{Zouvanis1997ClinicalCA,
  title={Clinical characteristics and outcome of hyperglycaemic emergencies in Johannesburg Africans.},
  author={M Zouvanis and A C Pieterse and Harold C. Seftel and Barry Isaac Joffe},
  journal={Diabetic medicine : a journal of the British Diabetic Association},
  year={1997},
  volume={14 7},
  pages={603-6}
}
In this prospective analysis we investigated the clinical characteristics of black South African diabetic patients admitted to hospital with hyperglycaemic emergencies. The study cases were selected from the medical admissions to an urbanized, Johannesburg academic hospital over a period of 12 months. Only patients with severe diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) or hyperosmolar non-ketotic hyperglycaemia (HNKH) as defined in the text were included. Over the study period, we identified 58 patients with… CONTINUE READING

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