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Alcoholic Ketoacidosis Cause Of Death

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Diet Of Alcohol Killed High-flier

A RETIRED stock market trader died from the effects of chronic alcoholism after turning to drink to ease the stress of her job. Could not subscribe, try again laterInvalid Email A RETIRED stock market trader died from the effects of chronic alcoholism after turning to drink to ease the stress of her job. Jill Elliot, otherwise known as Ann Margaret Elliot, 50, was found dead in her flat on Bridge Street Row, Chester, on February 2. Cheshire coroners court heard that Mrs Elliot had led a high-flying career as an oil trader in London, but developed an alcohol problem because of the high level of pressure involved. Her family last heard from her in a telephone call on January 31, when Mrs Elliot said she was feeling ill and was going to take the telephone off the hook and try to rest. Her sister Julia Kay Slack, of Rochdale, told the inquest that she became worried when three days later she still could not contact her and phoned Cheshire Police. Officers had to force entry to the locked flat and found Mrs Elliot slumped on the floor at the bottom of the stairs. Dr Sally Ann Hales, of the Countess of Chester Hospital pathology department, told the court that a post mortem investigatio Continue reading >>

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  1. CatLynnette

    Ketone Test Strips

    Could someone please explain when a person with diabetes should be worried regarding a Ketone Test Strip result.
    Is a result of Small anything to worry about in a Type 2?
    Is this common in people on low carb diets?
    Thank you.

  2. Tiger Lily

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    people doing an 'Atkins' diet use ketone strips to detect their ketone levels
    ketosis as a result of losing weight is not the same as the life threatening condition of DKA that type 1 diabetics are subject to
    an indication if low is excellent............ if your bg go over 14 (250) AND the ketone level goes to HIGH, head to ER now! and let them figure out if you have DKA
    DKA CAN lead quickly to a coma resulting in death

  3. joy of diabetes

    Tiger Lily is right. I died from DKA....wait a minute,,,check that. ...almost!
    My parents found out i was Diabetic as I went into a DKA coma when I was a year old.
    serious stuff...

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Anion gap usmle - anion gap metabolic acidosis normal anion gap metabolic acidosis

Alcoholic Ketoacidosisunderrecognized Cause Of Metabolic Acidosis In The Elderly

Alcoholic KetoacidosisUnderrecognized Cause of Metabolic Acidosis in the Elderly The Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) reported that substance abuse among adults age 60 years and older is a rapidly growing health problem. The report also stated that in 2000, 17% of Americans age 65 and older had problems with prescription drug and alcohol abuse.1 Most elderly people with alcohol abuse problems have a history of early-life alcohol abuse. However, a significant proportion start drinking later in life in response to traumatic life events such as the death of a loved one, loneliness, pain, insomnia, and retirement. This subset often experiences periods of binge drinking with little or no food intake. Alcoholic ketoacidosis (AKA) is an acute anion gap metabolic acidosis that typically occurs in people with a recent history of binge drinking and little or no nutritional intake. Some patients with AKA also have intractable vomiting and dehydration, and in these cases there is a concomitant metabolic alkalosis. An 86-year-old female, who had been a widow for the past 20 years, presented to the hospital with complaints of nausea, epigastric discomfort, and br Continue reading >>

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  1. f_bob

    Have any of you keto buddies been successful in losing the 'shelf' - a visible line where exterior belly fat is overhanging the trouser belt line, even when naked?
    I suspect it's not a special case and is just a bodyfat % issue that a strict keto diet will solve eventually.
    I'm 5 feet 11' and 183lb, 38 years old. Not seen my abs in 20 years. Heaviest ever was 201lb so hoping there won't be loose skin if I lose this exterior belly fat. By which I mean jiggle fat that sits atop the abs.
    Thanks keto buddies. I'm on a 15% TDEE cut with recommended keto macros, generally under 30g net carbs though I do indulge in some non sugary alcoholic spirits and diet soda a few nights a week.

  2. DClawdude

    Up your deficit to 20-30%, do some HIIT and IF.

  3. BlueSundown

    A lot of whether you have loose skin / permanent shelf is just going to be the results of the genetic lottery.
    I have a similar line, and I can tell you that mine is already significantly reduced. A recent post in /r/keto mentioned /r/brogress, which you might want to check out as great compendium of what it men look like after weight loss.
    (Also, Ladies: THIRST!)

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beta-Hydroxybutyric acid is an organic compound with the formula CH3CH(OH)CH2CO2H. It is a beta hydroxy acid. It is a chiral compound having two enantiomers, D-3-hydroxybutyric acid and L-3-hydroxybutyric acid. Its oxidized and polymeric derivatives occur widely in nature. This video is targeted to blind users. Attribution: Article text available under CC-BY-SA Creative Commons image source in video

Beta Hydroxybutyric Acidan Indicator For An Alcoholic Ketoacidosis As Cause Of Death In Deceased Alcohol Abusers

We analyzed the postmortem blood of a total of 100 fatal cases for beta-hydroxybutyric acid (BHBA). In 25 cases of sudden and unexpected death of alcoholics we found pathologically increased levels of BHBA of 1260 to 47 200 (median 8000) mol/L. This led us to the diagnosis of an alcoholic ketoacidosis (AKA) as cause of death in these cases. The control group of 69 postmortem cases revealed that BHBA concentrations below 500 can be regarded as normal, and values up to 2500 mol/L as elevated. Our study shows that BHBA values over 2500 mol/L could lead to death, if no medical attention is sought. During storage we did not find any indication of postmortem formation or decomposition of BHBA in blood in vitro or in the corpses. In our opinion, BHBA should be considered the diagnostic marker of choice for the postmortem determination of alcoholic ketoacidosis (AKA) as the cause of death. The classical indications of such deaths are: unexpected death of a chronic alcoholic; none or only traces of ethanol in the blood; increased acetone blood concentration; and neither autopsy, histology, microbiology, nor toxicology reveal the cause of death. In six further cases a diabetic ketoacidosis Continue reading >>

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  1. Jaydev Kalivarapu

    This world is huge and limitless. So vast that people are often lost!
    There are unlimited ideas, countless things, millions of known species and incalculable unknown, billions of people and plenty of directions to go. With the multitude of philosophies and endless ideologies, distorted truths, crazy beliefs, silly conceptions how can a person not get lost ?!
    No path is perfect because the world is not so predictable. Every day episodes coupled with space and time complexities in this universe are impossible to understand. In the plethora of events, we usually don't observe much of anything we encounter, we don't understand much of everything we observe and the added complication by our quality of forgetfulness. Added to this the array of human emotions, instincts, choices, thoughts and feelings, how can a wise one not get confused?! (For unwise there is no path or the path is certain at all times - follow the sea)
    Harsh truth of life - isn't it ?
    But the confused are at-least digging for a better understanding of the world around them.
    Given the efforts of understanding, with time things heal - from a state of bewilderment about the enormousness in everything to manageable size of realm of world where we strongly believe the things we care about practically matter to a vast extent. It is then the the world seem not huge and empty but full of possibilities and reasons about what matters and what we passionately care about.
    Ever heard of no free lunch theorem?
    No single strategy is the optimum one for all class of problems. A strategy can hold good only for a certain class of problems.
    This holds good in life. It is only when we minimize our tract of world we care about to a manageable extent, we can derive a strategy, be certain about our path, kickoff with our dreams, pad our hearts with hope with an immense zeal to win - which works most times.

  2. Pete Ashly

    One source of great confusion is paradoxes of existence.
    One might be ignorant of a paradox and then be confused by what's happening when constantly bumbling between one horn of the dilemma to the other. One might deny a paradox by clinging to a narrow solution, in which case one will not feel confused but will look confused to others based on the behavior of denying exceptions with illogical arguments. One might investigate a paradox directly, resulting in surrender to confusion and the paradox's unresolvable power. In this last case the person may seem confused both to themselves and others, even though this could be the clear sighted position.
    Can you think of your own example paradox where this effect is evident?

  3. Armin Hanik

    Because we are not a ONE, we are a quorum with many many dissenting voices.

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