diabetic acidosis


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diabetic acidosis

[¦dī·ə′bed·ik ‚as·ə′dō·səs]
(medicine)
Metabolic acidosis seen in diabetes mellitus, due to an excess of ketone bodies.
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Mortality of patients with diabetic acidosis in a large city hospital.
In July this year Julia's insulin levels crashed and she developed diabetic acidosis.
Besides being rich in pectin, apples are also rich in Vitamin B1 which prevents brain damage that can occur due to diabetic acidosis. Grapefruit also has several medicinal properties and can bring down the blood glucose level within a time span of just three days.