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Very low carbohydrate diet and SGLT-2-inhibitor: double jeopardy in relation to ketoacidosis


Diabetic euglycaemic ketoacidosis is a possible adverse effect of sodium–glucose co-transporter-2 inhibitors (SGLT2i). We report a case in which the combination of SGLT2i and a strict very low-carbohydrate diet led to severe diabetic ketoacidosis in a young Caucasian man with type 2 diabetes.

  • endocrine system
  • diabetes
  • drugs: endocrine system
  • diet
  • unwanted effects/adverse reaction

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