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Severe infection causes metabolic acidosis or dka?
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Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
Pediatrics - Endocrinology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Depends
Sepsis can cause a metabolic acidosis, but if the patient also has diabetes (especially type 1), then diabetic ketoacidosis may also occur.

In brief: Depends
Sepsis can cause a metabolic acidosis, but if the patient also has diabetes (especially type 1), then diabetic ketoacidosis may also occur.
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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Dr. Thomas Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
In brief: Yes!
Particularly in individuals with Insulin deficit, ie.
Type 1s, or type 2's with aging pancreatic islet cell atrophy!

In brief: Yes!
Particularly in individuals with Insulin deficit, ie.
Type 1s, or type 2's with aging pancreatic islet cell atrophy!
Dr. Thomas Namey
Dr. Thomas Namey
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