Seizure Disorder in Diabetes Mellitus – Case Reports

  • B L Harikrishnan Jubilee Mission Medical College & Research Institute, Thrissur
  • P BabuRaj Jubilee Mission Medical College & Research Institute, Thrissur
  • R Anand Jubilee Mission Medical College & Research Institute, Thrissur
Keywords: Diabetes Mellitus, Seizures, Hypoglycemia, Diabetic Ketoacidosis

Abstract

Seizures are often observed in patients with Diabetes Mellitus and more often are linked to glycemic status of the patient. Approximately 25 % of patients with diabetes mellitus experience different types of seizures. Hypoglycemia is one of the leading causes. Furthermore, diabetic patients who presents with diabetic ketoacidosis also have seizures more frequently. The precise pathogenesis of seizures remains undetermined.

Author Biographies

B L Harikrishnan, Jubilee Mission Medical College & Research Institute, Thrissur

Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine

P BabuRaj, Jubilee Mission Medical College & Research Institute, Thrissur

Professor, Department of Medicine

R Anand, Jubilee Mission Medical College & Research Institute, Thrissur

Senior Resident, Department of Medicine

Published
2016-09-29
Section
Original Research