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ea0073aep217 | Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition | ECE2021

In the context of acute disease does the same hyperlactatemia cut-off point hold similar meaning in patients with and without Diabetes mellitus? A retrospective study

Inês Vieira , Petrova Maja , José Moura

IntroductionHyperlactatemia is defined by a lactate value > 2 mmol/l and a lactate value above > 4 mmol/l is commonly used to define more severe hyperlactatemia. It is a common disorder in critically ill patients, associated with adverse prognosis. Diabetes mellitus (DM), however, can also be associated with increased lactate levels at baseline.ObjectivesTo document the development of severe hyperlact...