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ea00100p13 | Poster Presentations | SFEEU2024

Ketosis-prone diabetes (KPD): a mystery yet to be elucidated?

Adenaya Adeoye , Khan Sheraz

KPD remains poorly understood. It is characterised by unprovoked hyperglycaemia with ketoacidosis at diagnosis, in the context of brief history of hyperosmolar symptoms and weight loss in individuals with no prior history of diabetes. The initiation of insulin therapy in these patients is accompanied by insulin-free periods, during which oral hypoglycaemic medications and diet achieve normoglycaemia. KPD has been reported predominantly in Africans, African Americans, Hispanics...