diabetic ketoacidosis


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Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) characterized by hyperglycemia, ketosis and acidosis is a serious metabolic decompensation of diabetes mellitus (DM).
In another series of 33 patients followed for a decade, 5 were lost, and of the remaining patients, 19% died from diabetic ketoacidosis, hypoglycemia, or end-stage renal disease.
Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA), the most common and serious acute complication of diabetes, is characterized by hyperglycemia and severe high-anion-gap metabolic acidosis with ketonemia (1).
26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Seeger Weiss LLP reports that in May 2015 the FDA issued a warning about the type 2 diabetes medicines canagliflozin, dapagliflozin, and empagliflozin (sold under the brand names Invokana, Farxiga, and Jardiance, respectively), alerting doctors and patients about the risk of Diabetic Ketoacidosis linked to the medications.
Sarah lapsed into a coma soon afterwards and died from cerebral oedema - excess fluid in the brain - and diabetic ketoacidosis, which is an excess of acid and ketones in her body.
The keys to management are reversal of the underlying cause of immunocompromise, be it diabetic ketoacidosis or neutropenia, and appropriate antifungal therapy and surgical debridement of the involved tissues.
A post mortem revealed she died from diabetic ketoacidosis - a condition caused by a lack of insulin.
His past medical history was significant for multiple hospitalizations for diabetic ketoacidosis secondary to medical noncompliance.
Patients are advised not to take Glumetza(TM) if they have kidney problems, heart failure that is treated with medicine, or have a condition called metabolic acidosis, including diabetic ketoacidosis, which should be treated with insulin.
These events have included hyperosmolar nonketotic hyperglycemic coma, diabetic ketoacidosis, hypoglycemic coma, convulsions, and mental status changes (including loss of consciousness).
However, when diabetic patients are unable to get proper medications, for example, the cost of treating diabetic ketoacidosis in the emergency room has a negative economic impact on our economy.