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Severe Diabetic Ketoacidosis In A Newly Diagnosed Child With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: A Case Report

Abdulmoein E Al-Agha1* and Mohammed A Al-Agha2 1Department of Pediatric Endocrinology, King Abdul-Aziz University Hospital, Saudi Arabia 2Faculty of Medicine, King Abdul-Aziz University, Saudi Arabia Citation: Abdulmoein E Al-Agha1, Mohammed A Al-Agha (2017) Severe Diabetic ketoacidosis in a Newly Diagnosed Child with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: A Case Report. J Diabetes Metab 8:724. doi:10.4172/2155-6156.1000724 Copyright: © 2017 Al-Agha AE, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited. Visit for more related articles at Journal of Diabetes & Metabolism Abstract Background: Diabetes ketoacidosis (DKA) is an acute complication of both type 1 and type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM). DKA is characterized by the presence of hyperglycemia, ketosis, ketonuria, and metabolic acidosis. Cerebral edema is a rare but rather a serious complication of DKA. Case presentation: An obese 12-year-old, Egyptian boy, previously medically free, presented to the emergency room (ER) of King Abdulaziz university hospi Continue reading >>

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  1. WOUBBIE

    One thing that I think most of us have found over the years is that it takes a lot of tinkering to find what works ideally for each of us, and that all these plans are simply a jumping off point. The real key is to find what works for you year after year. It's not enough to LOSE the weight; you have to LIVE the lifestyle for good.
    As you point out, Keto and Atkins are very similar in the first two weeks and then begin to diverge. But don't forget that the current Atkins plans are not all that similar to original Atkins '72. Here's what DADR 72 says comes after the one week induction phase:
    What Happens After The First Week’s Diet:
    Most diets are fixed formulas and are therefore short-termed and self-limiting. This diet is fixed only for a week. After that – because it must be a lifetime diet, it is, as variable as are individual tastes.
    I’ve labeled the additions of carbohydrate that follow’ second level’, ‘third level’, ‘fourth level’, ‘fifth level’, but in fact the additions are interchangeable and flexible. You can make any of these additions any week that you choose. I am so committed to making this a livable lifetime diet that I am letting you select your own variations, within the rules set up by your biological rulebook.
    Put back what you’ve missed the most: The idea is simply to gradually return to your diet first what you missed most. Custom-tailor the diet to suit your carbohydrate additions to suit your lifestyle. All that matters is that you add back to your diet a little carbohydrate at a time, and that you stop adding carbohydrate when you reach your CCL.
    How to know when to put back a little carbohydrate: Ask yourself: Are the keto-stix still turning purple? Am I still un-hungry? Have I stopped eating at night? Do I have more energy? Am I still losing weight or inches nicely?
    Remember, your tape measure is a lot better friend than your scale, not only more accurate, but better able to report on the actual fat (not just temporary water) losses this diet achieves.
    The Second Level: Cheesecake for dessert? At each level, remember you add approximately five to eight grams of carbohydrate daily for a week and analyze the results. Most people agree the best way to handle the second level is to add cottage cheese…
    The Diet Revolution Vegetables (not for level one): All of the above plus; Asparagus, Avocado, Bamboo Shoots, Bean Sprouts, Beet Greens, Broccoli, Brussels Sprouts, Cabbage, Cauliflower, Chard, Chinese Cabbage, eggplant, Kale, Kohlrabi, Mushrooms, Okra, Onions, Peppers, Pumpkins, Rhubarb, Sauerkraut, Snow Pea Pods, Spinach, String Beans, Summer Squash, Tomatoes, Turnips, Water Chestnuts, Wax Beans, Zucchini Squash
    Love thy neighbor. No exceptions.
    Equal rights for others does not mean less rights for you. It's not pie.
    "You can't get into heaven without a permission slip from the poor." Reverend Jesse Jackson

  2. FLMARIE

    Though Ketogenic and Atkins diet, both essentially work on the same principle of consuming low-carb foods, it's how they work and provide you benefits, where they differ.
    In the initial phase, both the diet plans are quite similar but in the later stages of Atkins, you may increase the number of carbs.
    Also, Atkins diet has been linked to some side effects that people were getting sick and over a longer period of time, it actually led to weight gain.
    Check out this article which lists out the differences quite descriptively: www.foods4betterhealth.com/ketogenic
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  3. HOUNDLOVER1

    I know you can eat quite a few green leafy vegetables and add virtually no carbs. I use kale, broccoli, arugala, swiss chard, any dark-leaf lettuce or spinach either raw or stir-fried in coconut oil with my meats. I like to make it spicy with hot sauce and also add sesame oil, garlic, turmeric and onions a lot. Very yummy.
    Cheers,
    Birgit
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