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Diabetic Ketoacidosis, Pathogenesis and Clinical Presentation (Part 1)

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Oct 27 2020, 12:41 pm

Complex and intertwined concepts but well explained. Thank you



Dec 30 2018, 9:05 am

Why cerebral edema occur before or after rapid treatment of diabetic keto acidosis ?

Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA) is the second most common presentation of type 1 diabetes mellitus. (First most common being early onset diabetes Mellitus.)
In this first part of the lecture we discuss:
The reason for the higher propensity of type 1 diabetes mellitus patients to develop DKA.
Tachycardia/Skin Turgor
Kussmaul Breathing
Fruity Odor
The role of Insulin, Glucagon, Epinephrine, and Hormone Sensitive Lipase is discussed.
Potassium level disturbance in patients presenting with DKA.
Mechanism of acidosis in DKA.

Learning objectives of this video are the following:

1. Discussing pathogenesis of Diabetic ketoacidosis

2. Clinical presentation 

Presented Dr. Mobeen Syed


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Author declares no conflict of interest.

In addition to the presenter, following authors who may have helped with the content writing, review, or approval declare no conflict of interest.

  • Dr. Mobeen Syed
  • Dr. Pei Purdom (DNP)
  • Dr. Benish Zahra
  • Dr. Iqra Batool
  • Dr. Heba Alzawahri

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