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Can Ketoacidosis Cause Kidney Failure

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Anuria

Anuria or anuresis occurs when the kidneys aren’t producing urine. A person may first experience oliguria, or low output of urine, and then progress to anuria. Urination is important in removing both waste and excess fluids from your body. Your kidneys produce between 1 and 2 quarts of urine a day. When you don’t urinate, waste, fluids, and electrolytes can build up in your body. A decrease or total lack of urination can complicate any underlying health problems. It may even become life-threatening. Anuria is primarily linked to acute (sudden or short-term) or chronic (long-term) kidney disease. It may also be associated with other health conditions that cause kidney ailments. If you’re experiencing this symptom, you’ll need to see a doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment. Early treatment can also help prevent possible life-threatening complications. Causes of anuria include: Diabetes: Uncontrolled diabetes can lead to diabetic ketoacidosis, which in turn can lead to anuria from acute kidney failure. High blood pressure (hypertension): Over time this can damage the arteries surrounding your kidneys, disrupting kidney function. Kidney failure: This condition occurs when y Continue reading >>

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  1. Hans Luijendijk

    Ketosis is a normal metabolic process in your body. If you don't have sufficient glucose in your body, it will turn to burning fat. A process we call ketosis.
    It does not cause kidney damage in healthy people with normal balanced food intake.

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