13 min

DKA Pediagogy

    • Medicine

Join us as we go through this “sweet” episode on diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) causes, presentation, and management, while learning a fun UC Davis hospital historical fact!   Follow us on Twitter @Pediagogypod  This episode was written by Dr. Tammy Yau and Dr. Lidia Park with content support from Dr. Nicole Glaser, Dr. Lena van der List, and Dr. Su-Ting Li. Drs. Tammy and Lidia take full responsibility for any errors or misinformation. Key points: -DKA presents with hyperglycemia, ketosis, and anion gap metabolic acidosis, which if severe can cause cerebral edema and CNS dysfunction -Initial management includes fluid resuscitation and IV insulin -Learn about the 2 bag system for DKA -There is a rule to correct for hyponatremia in hyperglycemia -Learn about how to manage potassium, bicarbonate, and phosphorus in DKA  Supplemental information: Pediatrics in Review 2019 DKA: https://publications.aap.org/pediatricsinreview/article-abstract/40/8/412/35321/Diabetic-Ketoacidosis?redirectedFrom=fulltext 

Join us as we go through this “sweet” episode on diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) causes, presentation, and management, while learning a fun UC Davis hospital historical fact!   Follow us on Twitter @Pediagogypod  This episode was written by Dr. Tammy Yau and Dr. Lidia Park with content support from Dr. Nicole Glaser, Dr. Lena van der List, and Dr. Su-Ting Li. Drs. Tammy and Lidia take full responsibility for any errors or misinformation. Key points: -DKA presents with hyperglycemia, ketosis, and anion gap metabolic acidosis, which if severe can cause cerebral edema and CNS dysfunction -Initial management includes fluid resuscitation and IV insulin -Learn about the 2 bag system for DKA -There is a rule to correct for hyponatremia in hyperglycemia -Learn about how to manage potassium, bicarbonate, and phosphorus in DKA  Supplemental information: Pediatrics in Review 2019 DKA: https://publications.aap.org/pediatricsinreview/article-abstract/40/8/412/35321/Diabetic-Ketoacidosis?redirectedFrom=fulltext 

13 min