Severe Hypercalcemia in Diabetic Ketoacidosis: A Case Report

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A 12-year-old boy presented to a district hospital with diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA): pH, 6.97; base excess, 227.5mmol/L; bicarbonate, 2.5 mmol/L; glucose 29 mmol/L. A urinalysis showed 41 ketones ($160 mg/dL). Standard DKA management according to U.K. guidelines was instituted (1). Fluid was replaced at maintenance plus 7.5% dehydration, with correction… (More)
DOI: 10.2337/dc12-1845

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@inproceedings{Makaya2013SevereHI, title={Severe Hypercalcemia in Diabetic Ketoacidosis: A Case Report}, author={Tafadzwa Makaya and Sumana Chatterjee and Paul Arundel and Cliff Bevan and N. P. Wright}, booktitle={Diabetes care}, year={2013} }