Electrolyte Disturbances in Patients with Diabetes Mellitus

  title={Electrolyte Disturbances in Patients with Diabetes Mellitus},
  author={S Khanduker and Ramsha Ahmed and F Khondker and A Aharama and N Afrose and M. R. H. Chowdhury},
Diabetic patients frequently develop a constellation of electrolyte disorders. These derangement results from insulin deficiency, hyperglycemia and hyperketonemia. Hyperglycemia sets the internal environment for osmotic diuresis while causing a dilutional effect on electrolyte concentrations.The osmotic effect of glucose results in decreased circulating blood volume and fluid shift from the intracellular spaces causing cellular dehydration. These disturbances are particularly common in… Expand
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