Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Mortality higher for diabetic ketoacidosis with COVID-19

(HealthDay)—Patients with diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) with COVID-19 have a much higher rate of mortality than patients without COVID-19, according to a research letter published online March 10 in JAMA Network Open.

Diabetes

Kidney injury in diabetic ketoacidosis linked to brain injury

Researchers from a consortium of hospitals including Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) have identified factors that make children with diabetic ketoacidosis more likely to experience acute kidney injury. Analyzing ...

Medications

SGLT-2 inhibitors may raise risk for diabetic ketoacidosis

(HealthDay)—In patients with type 2 diabetes, sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 (SGLT-2) inhibitors are associated with an increased risk for diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA), according to a study published online July 28 in the ...

Diabetes

Hyperglycemia common in T1DM patients with COVID-19

(HealthDay)—Presentation patterns are similar in patients with type 1 diabetes admitted with confirmed or suspected COVID-19, according to a study published online June 5 in Diabetes Care.

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