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DKA, or diabetic ketoacidosis, is something we VERY commonly see in the ICU due to severity of these patients acidosis. These patients have a very "typical" presentation and overall can look bad. Understanding the physiology of DKA is important in the management of these patients.

Reading Materials

FCCS Ch. 12 (part of it)

Marino 3rd ed: Pg 554-557; 4th ed: part of Ch 32