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DKA=Diabetic ketoacidosis, HHNK=Hyperosmolar hyperglycemic non ketotic state, NNHS=Normo osmolar non ketotic hyperglycemic state, Mixed DKA/HHNK=Mixed diabetic ketoacidosis/hyperglycemic hyperosmolar non ketotic state
Figure 4: Rate of fall of blood glucose within the first 24 hours in the various groups of hyperglycaemic emergencies.