Ketoacidosis

What is Ketoacidosis?

It is a life threatening complication of Diabetes.It is a metabolic state associated with high concentrations of ketone bodies, formed by the breakdown of fatty acids and the deamination of amino acids.

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I am diabetic. My blood glucose reading at 241 p.m. (central time) was 218. I have had diahhrehea Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. I have not given...

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first of all, check the ketones in urine:

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Hello and thank you for asking!
I can understand your concern.

You didn't...

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I suffered from ketoacidosis 4 days ago I didn't go to the hospital. I treated it at home with lots of water and Gatorade. The ketones came back to...

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Need hospital care/ evaluation in hospital

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Good day,
Thank you for posting a question here. Diabetes related...

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62 year old male...type II Diabetic...rapid & excessive weight loss...excessive urination...constantly thirsty...Trulixity & Januvia do not...

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About Diabetes treatment;

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Hello and thank you for asking!
I can understand your concern.
Ketoacidosis is rare at...

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My friend is insulin dependent diabetic. Her sugar level just now was 189. She has been vomiting since about 6 or 7 o'clock (every 1 - 2 hrs.) I am...

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I believe I am suffering from Diabetic Ketoacidosis .... rapid weight loss , excessive urination, blurred vision , continual thurst......Glucose...

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62 year old male...type II Diabetic...rapid & excessive weight loss ...excessive urination...constantly thirsty...Trulixity & Januvia do not...

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I have used smokeless tobacco for 10 years and I have also been diabetic for 11 years. I am 28 years old, 6ft. 2in. tall, 180 lb male. I have been...

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The physician's preliminary clinical assessment is that Mr. Shimabukuro has diabetic nephropathy, ketoacidosis, and a serious scrotal infection....

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