Diabetic ketoacidosis and hyperosmolar nonketotic coma are acute and life-threatening disorders of glucose metabolism. Both conditions may present with acute changes in mental status that can progress to coma; however, they vary greatly in their pathophysiology and treatment.
KeywordsDiabetes Insipidus Adrenal Insufficiency Diabetic Ketoacidosis Urine Osmolarity Nephrogenic Diabetes Insipidus
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