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Year : 1976  |  Volume : 22  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 100-102

A fatal case of diabetic coma with keto-acidosis - (a case report)


Department of Medicine, Seth G. S. Medical College and K.E.M. Hospital, Parel, Bombay-400 012, India

Correspondence Address:
Kala P Chawla
Department of Medicine, Seth G. S. Medical College and K.E.M. Hospital, Parel, Bombay-400 012
India
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A case of diabetic Keto-acidosis due to growth onset diabetes was treated at the K.E.M. Hospital, Bombay. This patient received over 500 units of Insulin in six hours' time after detection of diabetic keto-acidosis. Though his keto-acidosis came under control at the end of six hours, his blood sugar rose from a value of over 500 mg% to a value of over 3000 mg% during this period and the patient died due to hyperosmolar coma.






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