TABLE 2.

Comparison of Laboratory Values (Expressed as Median [Range]) Between DKA Patients With CVC and Age-Matched Patients (Median 2.5 years) With Shock and CVC (2 Controls for Each DKA Patient)

Laboratory Value (serum)DKA/CVC Patients (n = 6)Age-Matched Control CVC Patients (n = 12)P Value
Glucose (mg/dL)874 (520–1290)80 (58–201)<.001*
Serum pH7.09 (6.85–7.12)7.34 (7.16–7.48).001*
Carbon dioxide (mmol/dL)6 (2–15)18.5 (13.4–39.0).002*
Calculated serum osmolarity (mOsm)312 (291–356)291.5 (277–313).013*
Sodium (mmol/L)131 (113–145)136 (131–146).169
Corrected sodium (mmol/L)141 (140–159)136.5 (131–146).027*
  • * Statistically significant difference between median values.