Pearl #1: Avoid normal saline
Pearl #2: Use bicarbonate to treat hyperchloremic, non-anion-gap acidosis.
Pearl #3: Avoid intubation if possible.
Pearl #4: Continue long-acting basal insulin throughout the DKA resuscitation.
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