SEP 14, 2016 9:00 AM PDT

Ketone ‘Body' tests used in the diagnosis and monitoring of ketoacidosis, DKA and hyperosmolar nonketotic diabetic coma

Sponsored by: Cardinal Health

Learning Objectives:
  • Describe the various causative factors of ketosis and the physiological processes that lead to acidosis, a life threatening condition
  • Summarize the biochemical differences of hepatic ketone bodies and the relative strengths and weaknesses of the different ‘ketone’ tests available to physicians who treat acute complications of diabetes and non-diabetic causes of acidosis

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