09 DKA

Diabetic Ketoacidosis

Diagnostic criteria,
All three must be met:

  • Capillary blood glucose >11 mmol/L
  • Capillary ketones >3 mmol/L or urine ketones ≥ 2+
  • Venous pH <7.3 and/or bicarbonate <15 mmol/L

Reference:

  1. Clinical Practice Guideline Management of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus, 5th Edition, Academy of Medicine of Malaysia, 2015.