Blood ketones are ≥3.0 mmol/L OR there is ketonuria (more than 2+ on standard urine sticks) AND
Blood glucose is >11.1 mmol/L OR known diabetes
This blood glucose cut-off is recommended in the 2020 Joint British Diabetes Societies (JBDS) guideline "Diabetes at the front door" and supersedes the 11.0 mmol/L cut-off recommended in the 2013 JBDS guideline "The management of diabetic ketoacidosis in adults".
Bicarbonate (HCO3-) is <15.0 mmol/L AND/OR venous pH is <7.3.
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