Incidence and mortality of diabetic ketoacidosis in benghazi-libya in 2007.

  title={Incidence and mortality of diabetic ketoacidosis in benghazi-libya in 2007.},
  author={Rafik Ramadan Elmehdawi and Mohammad Ehmida and Hanan Elmagrehi and Ahmad Alaysh},
  journal={Oman medical journal},
  volume={28 3},
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to estimate the incidence of diabetic ketoacidosis and the mortality rate at Benghazi city. METHODS A cross-sectional study of the records of all patients admitted with diabetic ketoacidosis to all Benghazi hospitals (governmental and private) between 1st of January and 31st of December 2007. RESULTS The annual incidence of diabetic ketoacidosis was 41.7 episodes/100,000 populations with a mean age of 33±20.1 years (2-93). Around 52% of all the episodes… CONTINUE READING
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