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ea0015p66 | Clinical practice/governance and case reports | SFEBES2008

Sepsis, metabolic acidosis and gestational diabetes: a missing clue

Baburaj Rajashree , Oliver Nick , Cox Jeremy , Teoh TG , Robinson Stephen

A 23-year-old Rwandan lady was 27 weeks pregnant and reported feeling non-specifically unwell for 3 days followed by 24 h of diarrhoea and vomiting. She denied fever, rash, polyuria, polydipsia, weight loss or foreign travel. She has sickle cell trait with no other past medical history. Laboratory glucose at 16 weeks gestation was 5.1 mmol/l.On admission she looked unwell and was tachycardic and dehydrated. Her capillary blood glucose was 17.9 mmol/l and...