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Content updated on Sep 20, 2022

What is diabetic ketoacidosis?

A complication of diabetes where the body is unable to use sugar properly. It is often caused by a lack of insulin hormone. Prompt medical attention and hospitalization is needed.

Symptoms of diabetic ketoacidosis

  • Loss of appetite

  • Headache

  • Concentration is getting worse

  • Fatigue

  • Dry Mouth

  • Recent changes in mental state

  • Nausea or vomiting

  • My brain is not functioning right now

Questions your doctor may ask to check for diabetic ketoacidosis

Your doctor may ask these questions to diagnose diabetic ketoacidosis

  • Do you have less or no appetite, therefore eat less food?

  • Do you have headaches or does your head feel heavy?

  • Do you feel you have problems concentrating recently?

  • Do you feel fatigued?

  • Do you have dry mouth?

Treatment for diabetic ketoacidosis

This requires emergency medical care. Fluids and insulin will be administered through a needle in the vein. Salt-containing solutions are also given if there are salt imbalances in the blood. Treatment of the cause e.g. infection is needed as well.

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