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Table 2 Biochemical features of Hyperglycaemic emergencies

From: Clinical features, predictive factors and outcome of hyperglycaemic emergencies in a developing country

  DKA HHS
Elevated urea levels 54 (57.4%) 9 (53%)
Hypernatraemia 2 (2%) 2 (12%)
Hypokalaemia 33 (35%) 8 (47%)
Hyponatraemia 18 (19%) 3 (18%)
  1. The biochemical parameters of the subjects with DKA and HHS are compared in this table.