Manav Nayyar, Author at Gastroenterology Advisor

Manav Nayyar

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Diabetic ketoacidosis

Diabetic Ketoacidosis I. What every physician needs to know. Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) is a serious, life-threatening complication of diabetes mellitus. DKA is characterized by the triad of hyperglycemia, anion gap metabolic acidosis, and ketonemia. It is part of a spectrum of hyperglycemia on which lies hyperosmolar hyperglycemic state (HHS). Though the two are distinct entities,…

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