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Dr. Michael DePietro
34 years experience in Pulmonary Critical Care
Acid build up: Normally our body chemistry is kept in a narrow range, and in particular the amount of acid in the body is kept within a narrow range. The amount of a ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
27 years experience in Pediatrics
DKA: A metabolic emergency for patients primarily with type 1 diabetes, DKA symptoms include those of high blood sugars initially. As the ketones build up, ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Zanger
32 years experience in Cardiology
Dka: Diabetic ketoacidosis is a condition whereby glucose which is used by cells for energy is not made available to the cells due to a lack of insulin. Th ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Loss of fixed base: This is lost from the body when the proximal renal tubule does a poor job of reabsorbing bicarbonate, (sodium bicarbonate) drainage of pancreatic flui ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Evans
17 years experience in Neonatology
Resp or metabolic: Acidosis, means the blood's pH is lower than normal. Sometimes this is serious other times not. It is due to either a respiratory problem, not getti ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Bicarb wasting: This is a physiologic disturbance when the kidney tubules don't do a good job of reabsorbing sodium bicarbonate. Or the bicarb may be wasted as diarrh ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louise Andrew
45 years experience in Emergency Medicine
What do you mean: by "reduced metabolism"??? This question is incomprehensible as it is, so try to rephrase it.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Respiratory: alkalosis by increasing ventilation reducing carbon dioxide
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
43 years experience in Family Medicine
Respir. alkalosis: There are. Try one or more of these visuals garnered by google. https://www.google.com/search?q=respiratory+alkalosis&hl=en&rls=com.microsoft:en-us&pr ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience in Endocrinology
Acidosis: I would go to wikipedia for a great discussion of this issue. Basically one way to excrete H ion. Do a wikipedia on Metabolic Waste

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