Chapter 34. Acute Metabolic Complications of Diabetes: Diabetic Ketoacidosis and Hyperosmolar Hyperglycemia

  1. Richard I. G. Holt MA, MB BChir, PhD, FRCP, FHEA Professor in Diabetes & Endocrinology2,
  2. Clive S. Cockram MB BS, BSc, MD (Lond), FRCP, FRACP, FHKAM (Med) Emeritus Professor of Medicine3,
  3. Allan Flyvbjerg MD, DMSc Professor of Clinical Endocrinology Chair4 and
  4. Barry J. Goldstein MD, PhD, FACP, FACE Therapeutic Area Head Vice President5
  1. Troels Krarup Hansen MD, PhD Associate Professor and
  2. Niels Møller MD, DMSc Professor

Published Online: 9 JUL 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444324808.ch34

Textbook of Diabetes, Fourth Edition

Textbook of Diabetes, Fourth Edition

How to Cite

Hansen, T. K. and Møller, N. (2010) Acute Metabolic Complications of Diabetes: Diabetic Ketoacidosis and Hyperosmolar Hyperglycemia, in Textbook of Diabetes, Fourth Edition (eds R. I. G. Holt, C. S. Cockram, A. Flyvbjerg and B. J. Goldstein), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444324808.ch34

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Developmental Origins of Health and Disease Division, University of Southampton School of Medicine, Southampton, UK

  2. 3

    Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, People's Republic of China

  3. 4

    Department of Endocrinology and Internal Medicine, The Medical Research Laboratories, Aarhus University Hospital – Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark

  4. 5

    Clinical Research, Metabolism Merck Research Laboratories Rahway, NJ, USA

Author Information

  1. Medical Department M (Endocrinology and Diabetes), Aarhus University Hospital, Arhus, Denmark

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 JUL 2010
  2. Published Print: 9 JUL 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405191814

Online ISBN: 9781444324808

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Keywords:

  • Both diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA);
  • tumor necrosis factor (TNF);
  • Diabetic ketoacidosis;
  • Pathogenesis and pathophysiology;
  • Diagnosis and clinical presentation;
  • Hyperosmolar hyperglycemia (HH)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Diabetic ketoacidosis

  • Hyperosmolar hyperglycemia

  • References