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A Seven Weeks Old Baby with Diabetic Ketoacidosis: A Case Report

Fredrick, F., Sawe, H., Muze, K., Mally, D. and Majaliw, E. (2015) A Seven Weeks Old Baby with Diabetic Ketoacidosis: A Case Report. Clinical Case Reports. ISSN 2050-0904

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Abstract

Diabetes mellitus is rare during infancy, however, it should be suspected in infants presenting with features consistent with sepsis and hyperglycemia. This is crucial in initiating the treatment of diabetes ketoacidosis which if delayed
may result in significant morbidity and death.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Neonatal diabetes, Diabetic ketoacidosis, infancy, sepsis, ketoacidosis, Tanzania.
Subjects: Non-communicable disease (NCD) > Diabetes
Divisions: Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (MUHAS)
Depositing User: Mr Joseph Madata
Date Deposited: 13 Jan 2016 09:27
Last Modified: 13 Jan 2016 09:27
URI: http://ihi.eprints.org/id/eprint/3521

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