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Diabetic Ketoacidosis
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Diabetic Ketoacidosis
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, ...
Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) is a serious complication of type 1 diabetes, though it can also rarely be seen in people with type 2 diabetes.
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Ketonesare produced when your body burns fat for fuel. In people with diabetes, a buildup of ketones in the blood can lead to diabetic...
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