Management of diabetic ketoacidosis in pregnancy (DKP) (Figure 1) DKP is considered as an emergency that needs to be managed inatleastLevel2criticalcareunits,5suchasahigh-dependency unit (HDU) or intensive care unit (ICU), by a team of professionals experienced in dealing with similar cases. This team usually consists of an obstetrician, a diabetologist/
Management of diabetic ketoacidosis in pregnancy (DKP) (Figure 1) Intravenous fluid therapy. Fluid replacement should be commenced by infusing isotonic saline (0.9%), as most patients... Insulin therapy. The development of DKP could be attributed to …
Diabetic ketoacidosis in pregnancy (DKP) is a serious complication that poses several challenges with respect to diagnosis, management and prevention.
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· The occurrence of diabetic ketoacidosis in pregnancy compromises both the fetus and the mother. It usually occurs in the later stages of pregnancy and is also seen in newly presenting type 1 diabetes patients. Despite improvement in its incidence rates and outcomes over the years, it still remains a major clinical problem since it tends to occur at lower blood …
Diabetic ketoacidosis in pregnancy. Pregnancies complicated by diabetic ketoacidosis are associated with increased rates of perinatal morbidity and mortality. A high index of suspicion is required, because diabetic ketoacidosis onset in pregnancy can be insidious, usually at lower glucose levels, and often progresses more rapidly as c ….
Management of hypoglycemia and diabetic ketoacidosis in pregnancy. Whiteman VE(1), Homko CJ, Reece EA. Author information: (1)Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
• Specific issues in relation to diabetic ketoacidosis in pregnancy (Please also see JBDS DKA guidelines) Additional JBDS guidelines may be helpful in certain situations. We make the following recommendations for those circumstances. Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA) The management of DKA in Adults [JBDS 02; March 2012, revised June 2013]
· Diabetes in Pregnancy. The prevalence of diabetes in pregnancy has been increasing in the U.S. in parallel with the worldwide epidemic of obesity. Not only is the prevalence of type 1 diabetes and type 2 diabetes increasing in women of reproductive age, but there is also a dramatic increase in the reported rates of gestational diabetes mellitus.