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Diabetic Ketoacidosis - What Is Diabetic Ketoacidosis
Jan 12, 2009 ... Diabetic ketoacidosis, or DKA, is a serious and possibly life-threatening condition that results from not having enough insulin. Those with type 1 ...
http://type1diabetes.about.com/od/glossaryofdiabetesterms/g/Ketoacidosis.htm
Ketoacidosis Diabetes Emergency - What to Know About a ...
Mar 19, 2009 ... Ketoacidosis, or DKA, is a serious condition and a diabetes emergency. During DKA your body is searching for fuel because it doesn't have the ...
http://type1diabetes.about.com/od/schooldaycareandlaws/a/keto_emergency.htm
Can Dogs Be Trained to Sense a Low Blood Sugar? - Type 1 Diabetes
Apr 27, 2011 ... There are many people who are living proof that dogs can be trained to respond to a low blood sugar just as effectively as service dogs for the ...
http://type1diabetes.about.com/b/2011/04/27/can-dogs-be-trained-to-sense-a-low-blood-sugar.htm
Diabetic Ketoacidosis: Symptoms, Treatment & Prevention
Jul 7, 2014 ... A serious complication of diabetes is diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA). What are the symptoms, treatment and prevention strategies for diabetic ...
http://diabetes.about.com/od/preventingcomplications/a/ketoacidosis.htm
Diabetic Ketoacidosis - Type 2 Diabetes - About.com
Aug 25, 2006 ... Definition: Diabetic ketoacidosis, aka DKA, is a serious complication of diabetes, which occurs when a very high blood sugar level (above 300 ...
http://diabetes.about.com/od/glossaryofterms/g/ketoacidosis.htm
What Is Ketosis and Is It Dangerous? - Low Carb Diets - About.com
A dangerous condition called ketoacidosis can develop in those with type 1 diabetes, and it is sometimes confused with normal ketosis. The body usually avoids ...
http://lowcarbdiets.about.com/od/faq/f/whatisketosis.htm
Post-Op Concerns for Diabetes and Surgery - Type 2 Diabetes
Jul 7, 2014 ... Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA): Surgery and/or other complications can increase levels of stress hormones, making insulin less effective. If insulin ...
http://diabetes.about.com/od/whatisdiabetes/a/diabetes-and-surgery-post-op-concerns.htm
Diabetic Emergencies -- Diabetes -- DKA - First Aid - About.com
Diabetes is a difficult condition to manage and often leads to emergencies. Learn how to respond to some common and not-so-common diabetic emergencies.
http://firstaid.about.com/od/seizurecoma/
Endocrinology (including Diabetes): ketoacidosis, acid base ...
Mar 3, 2004 ... acid base balance, blood glucose, ketosis: Ketones are normally present in the bloodstream, but when their concentration exceeds 70 mg/dl, ...
http://experts.about.com/q/Endocrinology-including-Diabetes-968/ketoacidosis.htm
Complications of Diabetes - Type 2 Diabetes - About.com
Short term complications can happen quickly such as hypoglycemia, hyperglycemia, ketoacidosis, and hyper-osmolar syndrome. Patients need to be aware of ...
http://diabetes.about.com/od/preventingcomplications/
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