volume 4, issue 3, Pe211091 2021
DOI: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2021.1091
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Francisco J. Pasquel, Jordan Messler, Robert Booth, Beata Kubacka, April Mumpower, Guillermo Umpierrez, Joseph Aloi

Abstract: Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) is a life-threatening, acute complication of diabetes. Despite an increase in DKA hospitalization rates, the age-adjusted DKA in-hospital case-fatality rate has declined over time. 1 However, with the advent of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), a suspected increase in the frequency and severity of DKA has been hypothesized because of the potential diabetogenic effect of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). 2 To further characterize patients with DKA with …

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