Hyperamylasemia in diabetic ketoacidosis: sources and significance.

Abstract

The origins and clinical significance of hyperamylasemia during diabetic ketoacidosis are unclear. We have therefore correlated important clinical and laboratory indices of diabetic ketoacidosis with sequential determinations of serum and urine amylase concentrations, amylase/creatinine clearance ratios, and specific amylase isozyme types. Hyperamylasemia… (More)

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