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Acute complications of Diabetes: Ketoacidosis and its management

When your body produces a lot of the blood acids known as ketones, or ketones, it can lead to a serious complication of diabetes called diabetic ketoacidosis. When your body can't create enough insulin, the problem sets in. Sugar (glucose), a main source of energy for your muscles and other tissues, generally enters your cells with the aid of insulin. Insufficient insulin causes your body to start using fat as fuel. If left untreated, this process results in a buildup of acids in the blood called ketones, which eventually cause diabetic ketoacidosis. In diabetic ketoacidosis patients, the fluid deficit may be as much as 10% to 15% of body weight. Immediate fluid resuscitation is essential to treat hypovolemia, restore tissue perfusion, and clear ketones. Independent of insulin, hydration enhances glycemic control.

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  • 27th-September-2022, TIME : 5:30PM-6:30PM
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When your body produces a lot of the blood acids known as ketones, or ketones, it can lead to a serious complication of diabetes called diabetic ketoacidosis. When your body can't create enough insulin, the problem sets in. Sugar (glucose), a main source of energy for your muscles and other tissues, generally enters your cells with the aid of insulin. Insufficient insulin causes your body to start using fat as fuel. If left untreated, this process results in a buildup of acids in the blood called ketones, which eventually cause diabetic ketoacidosis. In diabetic ketoacidosis patients, the fluid deficit may be as much as 10% to 15% of body weight. Immediate fluid resuscitation is essential to treat hypovolemia, restore tissue perfusion, and clear ketones. Independent of insulin, hydration enhances glycemic control.

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Dr. Swathi​
  • 27th-September-2022, TIME : 5:30PM-6:30PM
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When your body produces a lot of the blood acids known as ketones, or ketones, it can lead to a serious complication of diabetes called diabetic ketoacidosis. When your body can't create enough insulin, the problem sets in. Sugar (glucose), a main source of energy for your muscles and other tissues, generally enters your cells with the aid of insulin. Insufficient insulin causes your body to start using fat as fuel. If left untreated, this process results in a buildup of acids in the blood called ketones, which eventually cause diabetic ketoacidosis. In diabetic ketoacidosis patients, the fluid deficit may be as much as 10% to 15% of body weight. Immediate fluid resuscitation is essential to treat hypovolemia, restore tissue perfusion, and clear ketones. Independent of insulin, hydration enhances glycemic control.

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Dr. Swathi​
  • 27th-September-2022, TIME : 5:30PM-6:30PM
  • 0

When your body produces a lot of the blood acids known as ketones, or ketones, it can lead to a serious complication of diabetes called diabetic ketoacidosis. When your body can't create enough insulin, the problem sets in. Sugar (glucose), a main source of energy for your muscles and other tissues, generally enters your cells with the aid of insulin. Insufficient insulin causes your body to start using fat as fuel. If left untreated, this process results in a buildup of acids in the blood called ketones, which eventually cause diabetic ketoacidosis. In diabetic ketoacidosis patients, the fluid deficit may be as much as 10% to 15% of body weight. Immediate fluid resuscitation is essential to treat hypovolemia, restore tissue perfusion, and clear ketones. Independent of insulin, hydration enhances glycemic control.