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ea0049ep575 | Diabetes complications | ECE2017

Management of diabetic ketoacidosis in haemodialysis patient

Hendra Heidy , Stacey Hannah , Abeygunasekara Sumith

Introduction: Diabetes mellitus is the commonest cause of chronic kidney disease leading to end-stage renal failure (ESRF). Fluid replacement is one of the cornerstone treatments of DKA, however anuric dialysis patients are at risk of fluid overload. Information for managing DKA in haemodialysis patients is relatively sparse.Case report: A 76-year-old gentleman with type 1 diabetes was admitted with drowsiness. He has twice weekly dialysis and on 700 ml/...

ea0037gp.17.08 | Pituitary–Neuroendocrinology and central salt regulation | ECE2015

A study of hyponatraemia in acute medical admissions

Hendra Heidy , Graham Fiona , Catley Christine , Boitsova Tatjana , Rezk Tamer , Sankaralingam Suki , Abeygunasekara Sumith

Introduction: Hyponatraemia is the commonest electrolyte disorder in clinical practice and is closely associated with increased morbidity, mortality and length of hospital stay. It can be classified into mild (124–134 mmol/l), moderate (115–124 mmol/l), and severe (<115 mmol/l). The aim of the study was to determine the prevalence, aetiology, and management of hyponatraemia in general hospital.Methods: A total of 4139 acute medical admissio...