Diabetic ketoacidosis and hyperosmolar hyperglycaemic state: 2 different sides of the same coin
Diabetic ketoacidosis and Hyperosmolar Hyperglycaemic State are life-threatening conditions that are characterised as hyperglycaemic emergencies. There the similarity ends. This session aims to inform, educate, and discuss the different groups affected by these very different conditions; and to assist health care professionals in the prevention, recognition, and early treatment needed to prevent hospital admission in some cases.
- Have gained and understanding on the differential diagnosis when accessing for Diabetic Ketoacidosis and for Hyperosmolar Hyperglycaemic State.
- Have gained an understanding of people “at risk” of either condition
- Be able to recognise the signs and symptoms for both conditions
- Be able to describe how to treat and in some cases in order prevent hospital admission and readmission for Diabetic Ketoacidosis and for Hyperosmolar Hyperglycaemic State
Wednesday 30 October 2019
15:00 - 15:50
TREND-UK & Injection Technique Matters (ITM)