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Diabetic Keto Acidosis

Problems of Diabetic ketoacidosis 











  • Too much thirst
  • Urinate frequently
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Pain in the abdomen
  • Severe Weakness
  • Confusion and Coma
  • Drowsiness
  • Shortness of breath
  • low pulse and blood pressure
  • Fruity-scented breath
What is diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA)?
Diabetic Ketoacidosis is a condition in which the body cells are unable
to get glucose for energy due to low or no insulin.
Thus, body starts to breakdown of the fat for energy produces toxic acid called ketones.
How is DKA diagnosed?
Laboratory tests, including blood and urine tests for ketones .
How is DKA treated?
Diabetic ketoacidosis must be treated in the hospital.
Treatment involves giving insulin and fluids through a vein and
closely watching certain chemicals (electrolytes) and blood glucose
Who is at risk for DKA?
If you have type 1 diabetes, you are at risk for DKA if
  • You do not take insulin,
  • You have a severe infection or other illness,
  • you become severely dehydrated.
In some cases DKA can be the first sign of diabetes.
Type 2 diabetics with high blood sugars can also get DKA.
How to prevent Diabetic Ketoacidosis ?
Taking even minimal Insulin regularly can prevent DKA development.
  • Commitment to diabetes care - smart eating, physically active, and diabetes medications or insulin as directed.
  • Monitor blood-glucose level - Careful monitoring is most to make sure that the blood-sugar level remains within target range.
  • Insulin regimen - Adjust insulin dosage as needed, which is depending on the blood-glucose level, food you eat, an amount of physical activity, depending on illness , or stress.




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