DKA protocol (Adult over 16 years)
Statewide clinical protocol supporting acute management and discharge planning of adults in diabetic ketoacidosis
Reducing DKA at diagnosis of type 1 diabetes in children
The Reducing DKA in Children Campaign focuses on raising awareness of the early warning signs of paediatric Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) in order to prevent the onset of Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA); a metabolic emergency with significant mortality and morbidity.
For consumer information including posters, videos and fact sheets for parents and families visit the Queensland Children’s Hospital website.
More about the campaign – CEQ News article
- Early recognition of hyperglycaemia in children under 16 years — Recommendations to assist clinicians recognise hyperglycaemia in children and prevent diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA).
- Forum recordings: Preventing DKA in Children (Nov 2020) –Statewide Diabetes Clinical Network Forum including presentations from consumers, Diabetes Australia, JDRF and Queensland Health partners promoting early recognition of Type 1 Diabetes and preventing DKA.
- Preventing DKA at diagnosis of Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus in children under 16 (iLearn)— Education for clinicians in the community, primary care and emergency departments (1 hour).
- Preventing DKA at Diagnosis of Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus in Children (Nursing CPD Institute) — Webinar for nurses in community and primary care settings (30 minutes).
Poster and fact sheets for families, community and primary care settings
The 4T’s awareness poster is also available in the following languages: