ketoacidosis


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ketoacidosis

[‚kēd·ō‚as·ə′dō·səs]
(medicine)
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Meininger, "Diabetic ketoacidosis and related events in the canagliflozin type 2 diabetes clinical program," Diabetes Care, vol.
The pathophysiology of hyperglycemia in diabetic ketoacidosis has 3 cornerstones: an increase in gluconeogenesis, an increase in glycogenolysis and a decrease in peripheral glucose uptake due to a decrease in insulin action in the receptors or a decrease in insulin levels [1].
The patient was subsequently accepted for admission to the medical intensive care unit (ICU) for new onset diabetes mellitus with diabetic ketoacidosis, his insulin drip was continued, and he was started on continuous intravenous fluids of 0.9% normal saline at a rate of 200 cc/hour.
The patient was started on an insulin drip for diabetic ketoacidosis. The isoproterenol was discontinued, and a pacemaker was placed.
It is thought that it generally develops secondary to electrolyte imbalance as with the other cardiac complications of diabetic ketoacidosis (3, 4).
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.
High blood glucose (above 200 mg/dl -- 11.1 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.
However, concerns of incorporation bias and the lack of consideration of diabetic ketoacidosis in existing scoring systems complicated the interpretation of their findings.
She said diabetic ketoacidosis and septic shock was reported as the cause of death in his medical reports.