Blood Sugar; Diabetes Mellitus; Non-Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus; Type II Diabetes
Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) is a life-threatening complication in patients with diabetes mellitus. Near complete deficiency of insulin and ...
Diabetes is a disorder of metabolism--the way our bodies use digested food for growth and energy. Most of the food we eat is broken down into glucose, the form of sugar in the blood. Glucose is the main source of fuel for the body. After digestion, glucose passes into the bloodstream, where it is used by cells for growth and energy. For glucose to get into cells, insulin must be present. Insulin is a hormone produced by the pancreas, a large gland behind the stomach. When we eat, the pancr...
Diabetic ketoacidosis as related to Diabetes
- Diabetic ketoacidosis - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) is a potentially life-threatening complication in patients with diabetes mellitus. It happens predominantly in those with type 1 diabetes ...
- Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) - Diabetes UK
DKA is a life-threatening emergency. Although most common in people with Type1 diabetes, anyone who depends on insulin could develop diabetic ketoacidosis.
- Diabetic ketoacidosis - Diabetes Daily
Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) is a life-threatening complication in patients with untreated diabetes mellitus (chronic high blood sugar or hyperglycemia).
- diabetic ketoacidosis - definition of diabetic ...
Diabetic Ketoacidosis Definition. Diabetic ketoacidosis is a dangerous complication of diabetes mellitus in which the chemical balance of the body becomes far too acidic.
- Diabetic Ketoacidosis: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia
Diabetic ketoacidosis is a life-threatening problem that affects people with diabetes. It occurs when the body cannot use sugar (glucose) as a fuel source ...
- Diabetic Ketoacidosis - About.com Type 2 Diabetes
People with Type I diabetes must be careful that their blood sugar levels don't get too high, or they might develop diabetic ketoacidosis.
- Diabetic Ketoacidosis - Medscape Reference
Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) is an acute, major, life-threatening complication of diabetes that mainly occurs in patients with type 1 diabetes, but it is ...
- Ketoacidosis (DKA): American Diabetes Association®
Ketoacidosis (DKA) Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) is a serious condition that can lead to diabetic coma (passing out for a long time) or even death.
- Pediatric Diabetic Ketoacidosis - Medscape Reference
Diabetic ketoacidosis, in pediatric and adult cases, is a metabolic derangement caused by the absolute or relative deficiency of the anabolic hormone …
- Diabetic Ketoacidosis Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment by ...
Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) occurs when the body has no insulin. Symptoms of diabetic ketoacidosis include thirst, vomiting, confusion, dry skin, dry mouth, …