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Critical Care Endocrinology

  • Clarke U. Piatt
  • Kathleen J. Brennan

Abstract

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.

Keywords

Diabetes Insipidus Adrenal Insufficiency Diabetic Ketoacidosis Urine Osmolarity Nephrogenic Diabetes Insipidus 
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  • Clarke U. Piatt
  • Kathleen J. Brennan

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