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