Parameter DKA          
n= 29
Mean±SD
HHNK
n=53
Mean±SD
NNHS
n=13
Mean±SD
Mixed
n=10
Mean±SD
  F   df   p
AITRH (Units) 38.48±15.40 65.81±15.88 53.84±15.48 62.80±12.26 20.4 3 0.00
AI 24HR (units) 73.17±20.94 113.4±26.81 88.31±16.52 103.0±17.75 19.26 3 0.00
TRH (hours) 5.64±4.7 5.82±3.1 5.74±2.7 5.12±2.24 11.22 3 0.78
AI 24HR=Amount of insulin in units used within 24hours of admission, TRH=Time in hours to resolve hyperglycemia, AITRH=Amount of insulin in units used to reduce blood sugar to ≤ 250mg/dl,df=degree of freedom, p=p-value. DKA=Diabetic ketoacidosis, HHNK= Hyperosmolar hyperglycemic non ketotic state, NNHS=Normoosmolar non ketotic hyperglycemic state, Mixed DKA/HHNK= Mixed diabetic ketoacidosis hyperglycemic hyperosmolar non ketotic state, df=degree of freedom
Table 5: Comparison of doses of insulin therapy used according to the various groups of hyperglycemic emergencies.