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is rapid heart rate a symptom of diabetic ketoacidosis

A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
No.: Diabetics do not have any higher heart rate than any one else except under some very advanced disease such as autonomic neuropathy or in some acute c ... Read More
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Dr. Stanley Schwartz
52 years experience Endocrinology
Yes: Muliple mechanisms 1. Most common is poor control, relative dehydration 2. Occasionally damage to autonomic nervous system causes loss of parasympat ... Read More
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A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
23 years experience Cardiology
Rapid heart beat: Multiple cardiac arrythmias causes rapid heart beat. Some times anxiety itself causes rapid heart beat. Consult you physician to get holter monitor or ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luke Hermann
25 years experience Emergency Medicine
Unlikely: Although the heart rate increases to compensate for inadequate pumping by the heart there are many more common reasons for a rapid heart rate. Common ... Read More
Dr. Spyros Smith
24 years experience Hospital-based practice
Unlikely: Though patients that have a rapid heart rate for an extended period of time(weeks to months) without having symptoms can develop congestive heart fail ... Read More
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Dr. Hesham Hassaballa
22 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
It can be: This can be a possible symptom of heart damage or heart failure. I would get evaluated right away.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joel Gorfinkel
56 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Not necessarily: Heart rate can increase after eating heavy meal, since gastro system needs more blood flow. Could be a rhythm disorder that ur doc can easily diagnose ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
32 years experience Family Medicine
See doctor: It is true that you can have reflux without having heartburn but that does not explain the fast heart rate. If you are having heart rates over 100 the ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shahin Tavackoli
23 years experience Cardiology
Can be: Rapid heart rate is definitely one of the constellation of symptoms of untreated heart failure. As the heart weakens, the only mechanism for it to ma ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Symptoms: Hyperthyroid comes to mind but the symptoms listed could be many things.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
CHF: Yes rapid heart rate goes with chf.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Pierce
36 years experience Cardiology
Not usually: Caffeine can cause palpitations. Removing caffeine should stop racing hearts. Caffeine withdrawal may give a headache.
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Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
How fast?: Depends on how fast your heart rate is & why it's fast. Maximum normal heart rate depends on age: up to 200 in teenagers, about 150 by age 70. Recover ... Read More
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