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Compliance With American Diabetes Association Treatment Guidelines for Adult Ketoacidosis

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified December 2007 by Marshall University.
Recruitment status was:  Active, not recruiting
Information provided by:
Marshall University Identifier:
First received: December 26, 2007
Last updated: January 9, 2008
Last verified: December 2007
At this time, Saint Mary's Medical Center is currently in the process of implementing a standardized diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) protocol. The first main goal of this project will be to evaluate patient outcomes to determine the effects of treating patients without a standardized protocol and to establish a baseline on how patients are being treating with DKA. The final goal of the project will be to compare outcomes of those patients not placed on the protocol to those that were treated using SMMC newly implemented DKA protocol. The overall goal of this project is to determine the benefit of an institutional DKA protocol.

Diabetic Ketoacidosis

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: Compliance With American Diabetes Association Treatment Guidelines for Adult Ketoacidosis

Further study details as provided by Marshall University:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Hospital length of stay [ Time Frame: Time in hospital ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • ICU length of stay [ Time Frame: hospital stay ]
  • ICU length of stay Hypoglycemic events (BG<60) [ Time Frame: hospital stay ]
  • Time to correction of glucose level and anion gap [ Time Frame: hospital stay ]

Estimated Enrollment: 60
Study Start Date: December 2007
Estimated Study Completion Date: July 2008
Estimated Primary Completion Date: July 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Patients treated for DKA under DKA protocol implemented by hospital
To establish a baseline on how patients are being treating with DKA in general and without a standardized DKA protocol


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
Those patients admitted to St. Mary's Medical Center with a diagnosis of DKA.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Admitted to St. Mary's Medical Center with DKA
  • >/= 18 years of age

Exclusion Criteria:

  • < 18 years of age
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00589680

United States, West Virginia
St. Mary's Medical Center
Huntington, West Virginia, United States, 25702
Sponsors and Collaborators
Marshall University
Principal Investigator: Sharon Jones, Pharm.D. St. Mary's Medical Center
  More Information

Responsible Party: Sharon E. Jones, Pharmacy Clinical Coordinator/Residency Director, St. Mary's Medical Center Identifier: NCT00589680     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 9137
Study First Received: December 26, 2007
Last Updated: January 9, 2008

Keywords provided by Marshall University:
Acidosis, Diabetic
Diabetic Acidosis
Diabetic Ketosis
Ketoacidosis, Diabetic
Ketosis, Diabetic

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Diabetic Ketoacidosis
Acid-Base Imbalance
Metabolic Diseases
Diabetes Mellitus
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Diabetes Complications
Endocrine System Diseases processed this record on May 25, 2017