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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)

Kala P Chawla, SS Shah, AC Ranavat, Joy R Mehta, ST Sanghvi, BS Kulkarni, Vidya N Acharya 
 Department of Medicine, Seth G. S. Medical College and K.E.M. Hospital, Parel, Bombay-400 012, India

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

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«SQ» 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.


How to cite this article:
Chawla KP, Shah S S, Ranavat A C, Mehta JR, Sanghvi S T, Kulkarni B S, Acharya VN. A fatal case of diabetic coma with keto-acidosis - (a case report).J Postgrad Med 1976;22:100-102


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Chawla KP, Shah S S, Ranavat A C, Mehta JR, Sanghvi S T, Kulkarni B S, Acharya VN. A fatal case of diabetic coma with keto-acidosis - (a case report). J Postgrad Med [serial online] 1976 [cited 2019 Dec 13 ];22:100-102
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