What is ketoacidosis?

Acid in blood. The production of acid also call ketones by the body secondarybto the lack of insuli, usually is a sign of muscle breakdown that is extremely toxic if left untreated.

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What is diabetic ketoacidosis?

Complication of DM . If the body does not have enough Insulin to carry sugar into the cells for energy, the body begins to use a backup energy plan breaking down fat. This creates ketones which build up in the body and create an acidic change in the body.Since the enzymes work best in a balanced environment you feel sickly & nauseated.As the process continues the metabolism breaks down & bad things happen(you can die). Read more...
High acidity in DM. Body is very acidic - instead of cells breathing and producing energy with glucose body breaks down fat and produces ketones it can lead to diabetic coma - maintain alkaline diet to prevent this. Read more...

What causes diabetic ketoacidosis?

Ketoacidosis. Most often this reflects a very high blood sugar but that is not always the reason. YOU SHOULD GO IMMEDIATELY TO A LOCAL EMERGENCY ROOM!! Read more...

Read Jardiance can increase risk of diabetic ketoacidosis. What can my dad do to make sure he never develops ketoacidosis while taking jardiance?

Jardiance. Jardiance is unlikely to aggravate diabetes. Please have your Dad set up an appointment with an Endocrinologist. Over time, if treated properly Dad will get rid of diabetes. I know most folks think that diabetes at his age, is a bad disease - that's wrong and neglected by many primary doctors. Please let me know how things develop. Read more...