The most common scenarios for DKA are underlying or concomitant infection (40%); missed or disrupted insulin treatments (25%); and newly diagnosed, previously unknown diabetes (15%). Other associated causes make up roughly 20% in the various scenarios.
For more on the etiology of DKA, read here.
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Cite this: Romesh Khardori. Quiz: What Do You Know About Diabetic Ketoacidosis? - Medscape - Dec 03, 2015.