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ea0037ep329 | Diabetes (pathiophysiology & epitemiology) | ECE2015

Trends in diabetic ketoacidosis presentations at a major rural referral centre in Australia

Young Tamara

Aim: To study trends in presentation and management of diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) at a rural referral centre, to ultimately assist with development of a formal management protocol.Methods: A retrospective audit of medical records for all presentations of DKA over a two year period was conducted to source age of patient, distance from Orange Health Service, new onset vs known type 1 diabetes mellitus, initial pH, time to normalisation of ketones, any epi...