Compare and contrast diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA) and Hyperglycemic Hyperosmolar State

We have been discussing and studying IV therapy, fluid and electrolyte imbalances and diabetic emergencies.  Choose ONE of the following to answer for your initial post, then respond to at least one of your classmates.  For  your response post try and respond to a post that no one else has given a response.  Feel free to respond to more than one, but you are required to respond to at least one of  your peers.

1. Compare and contrast diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA) and Hyperglycemic Hyperosmolar State (HHS).

2. Discuss the risk factors for hypovolemia and fluid overload and the treatment for each.

3. Discuss the risk factors, s/s and treatment for hypo and hyperkalemia.

4. Discuss risk factors, s/s and treatment for hypo and hypernatremia