Diabetic ketoacidosis is a complication of diabetes that occurs when the body cannot use sugar (glucose) as a fuel source because the body has no insulin or not enough insulin, and fat is used instead. Byproducts of fat breakdown, called ketones, ...
- Administration of Electrolytes
- Body Fluid Replacement
- Fluid/electrolyte balance regulation
Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) is a serious complication of type 1 diabetes, though it can also rarely be seen in people with type 2 diabetes.
Ketonesare produced when your body burns fat for fuel. In people with diabetes, a buildup of ketones in the blood can lead to diabetic...