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Diabetic Ketoacidosis (cont.)

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Medically reviewed by John A. Seibel, MD; Board Certified Internal Medicine with a subspecialty in Endocrinology & Metabolism

REFERENCE: Fauci, Anthony S., et al. Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine. 17th ed. United States: McGraw-Hill Professional, 2008.

Previous authors and editors: Author: Mohsen S Eledrisi, MD, FACP, FACE, Consultant and Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, King Abdulaziz National Guard Medical Center, Saudi Arabia.

Coauthor(s): Mohammad Alshanti, MD, MBBS, Chairman, Consultant, Department of Emergency Medicine, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center; Richard J Paley, MD, Assistant Director, Chair of Quality Assurance and Improvement, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, North Broward Medical Center, Nova Southeastern School of Osteopathic Medicine.

Editors: Arthur B Chausmer, MD, PhD, FACP, FACE, FACN, CNS, Affiliate Research Professor, Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Program, School of Computational Sciences; Principal, C/A Informatics, LLC; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; George T Griffing, MD, Director, Division of General Internal Medicine, Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, St Louis University.


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 5/29/2014

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