Acute diabetic emergencies and their management Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Cornea
  • Microscopy, Confocal
  • Nerve Fibers
  • Peripheral Nervous System Diseases

abstract

  • Diabetic ketoacidosis and hyperosmolar non-ketotic coma are two life-threatening emergencies of diabetes. A number of precipitating factors are implicated although infection is likely to be the commonest cause. The presentation, management and complications of these emergencies are discussed.

publication date

  • September 1999

Research

keywords

  • Article

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 132

end page

  • 135

volume

  • 15

number

  • 4