ketoacidosis


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ketoacidosis

[‚kēd·ō‚as·ə′dō·səs]
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Some patients, usually of African or Asian descent, have no evidence of b-cell autoimmunity, but still have absolute insulinopenia and are at risk of ketoacidosis.
Ketoacidosis, caused by the breakdown of fatty acids and the creation of ketones, is normally found in uncontrolled type one diabetes.
With regard to the case on diabetic ketoacidosis IPE activity this year, we had for the first time three professionals involved and it was a huge success in terms of bringing everyone together to work on a case study.
Patients with diabetic ketoacidosis have a risk of cardiac arrest because of electrolyte imbalance, particularly potassium imbalance.
The primary outcomes were the rates of ketoacidosis and hypoglycemia severe enough to require assistance from another person to administer intravenous carbohydrates or induce hypoglycemic coma.
Learn about the warning signs of diabetic ketoacidosis and know who to speak to when you need emergency care.
1 mmol/l) may lead to severe hyperglycemia, dehydration, and diabetic ketoacidosis, particularly in Type 1 diabetics.
A couple of years ago, we saw a patient in the emergency department with diabetic ketoacidosis who had to wait more than 6 hours before insulin was started," she explained.
Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) is a condition that usually happens in type 1 diabetes and when the body does not produce enough insulin, a specialist internal medicine doctor explained.
This study aims to determine the incidence of urosepsis in patients diagnosed with diabetic ketoacidosis who are admitted in the intensive care unit in Government Vellore Medical College Hospital.
During the delay last September, Lisa's condition deteriorated and she suffered a cardiac arrest, dying in hospital five days later from lack of oxygen to the brain caused by diabetic ketoacidosis - a complication, caused by a lack of insulin.
GlobalData's clinical trial report, "Diabetic Ketoacidosis Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2016" provides an overview of Diabetic Ketoacidosis clinical trials scenario.