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What sort of problem is alcoholic ketoacidosis?
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Dr. Colin Kerr
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In brief: Alcohol ketoacidosis
This illness represents a very severe form of alcoholis when the drinking has been carried on to excess for such a long period of time that the body is nutritionally depleted--both in calories and fluid.
This results in an inability to maintain normal metabolism and your body, lacking adequate sugar, starts breaking down fat and turns them into ketoacids, which are toxic and can lead to shock.

In brief: Alcohol ketoacidosis
This illness represents a very severe form of alcoholis when the drinking has been carried on to excess for such a long period of time that the body is nutritionally depleted--both in calories and fluid.
This results in an inability to maintain normal metabolism and your body, lacking adequate sugar, starts breaking down fat and turns them into ketoacids, which are toxic and can lead to shock.
Dr. Colin Kerr
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