Case 1: Renal Complications in Diabetic Ketoacidosis

Renal complication in diabetic ketoacidosis

Summary

Develop and test your knowledge on the renal complications associated with diabetic ketoacidosis through this practical example and self-assessment authored by Francesco Chiarelli. This 15-minute case presents likely causes of renal complications in diabetic ketoacidosis and explains how to identify the signs and symptoms of renal complications to ensure early initiation of appropriate treatment.

 

Learning Objectives

Having taken part in this interactive patient case, learners will be able to:

  • Explain the possible causes of acute renal failure in paediatric and adolescent patients with type 1 diabetes.
  • Describe how to monitor for and identify acute renal failure in paediatric and adolescent patients with type 1 diabetes.
  • Discuss how to manage renal complications associated with DKA in paediatric or adolescent patient with type 1 diabetes.

 

Expert Author

Professor Francesco Chiarelli

 

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Educational grant

This programme is made possible thanks to an independent educational grant from Novo Nordisk A/S.
 

Additional resources

Visit Medicine Matters diabetes for more on diabetes complications
 

Contact

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