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A 21-year-old male asked:

Diabetes type 1 and stomach flu. can't keep anything down. can't miss class to go to e.r. tips to avoid ketoacidosis?

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Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Fluid and control: The main thing you can do is to stay hydrated. Drink plenty of water. Make sure you are still taking your basal insulin. Adjust the dose as needed but the way to stay out of DKA is to have some Insulin on board and lots and lots of water.
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