Diabetic Ketoacidosis (Dka)

The diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) is an acute metabolic complication of diabetes, which is characterized by the appearance of hyperglycemia, hyperketonemia and metabolic acidosis. DKA occurs in the course of type 1 diabetes. It causes nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain and can progress to a life-threatening illness when a cerebral edema, with coma. A DKA is likely at a hyperglycemia with simultaneous hyperketonemia and metabolic acidosis with anion. The treatment consists…

September 3, 2018
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