hrp0086p2-p287 | Diabetes P2 | ESPE2016

Diabetic Ketoacidosis Risk Factors in the Initial Presentation of Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus in Children and Adolescents

Silva Silvia , Ferreira Lia , Aires Sofia , Freitas Joana , Oliveira Ma Joao , Cardoso Ma Helena , Borges Teresa

Background: Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) is the most serious acute complication of type 1 Diabetes mellitus (T1DM). It is important to know the factors associated with the development of DKA and elaborate preventive strategies to reduce their prevalence.Objective and hypotheses: To identify DKA predictive risk factors in the initial presentation of T1DM in children and adolescents.Method: We conducted a retrospective study, by analy...