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What is DIABETIC KETOACIDOSIS? What does DIABETIC KETOACIDOSIS mean? DIABETIC KETOACIDOSIS meaning - DIABETIC KETOACIDOSIS definition - DIABETIC KETOACIDOSIS explanation. Source: Wikipedia.org article, adapted under https://creativecommons.org/licenses/... license. SUBSCRIBE to our Google Earth flights channel - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6Uu... Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) is a potentially life-threatening complication of diabetes mellitus. Signs and symptoms may include vomiting, abdominal pain, deep gasping breathing, increased urination, weakness, confusion, and occasionally loss of consciousness. A person's breath may develop a specific smell. Onset of symptoms is usually rapid. In some cases people may not realize they previously had diabetes. DKA happens most often in those with type 1 diabetes, but can also occur in those with other types of diabetes under certain circumstances. Triggers may include infection, not taking insulin correctly, stroke, and certain medications such as steroids. DKA results from a shortage of insulin; in response the body switches to burning fatty acids which produces acidic ketone bodies. DKA is typically diagnosed when testing finds high blood sugar, low blood pH, and ketoacids in either the blood or urine. The primary treatment of DKA is with intravenous fluids and insulin. Depending on the severity, insulin may be given intravenously or by injection under the skin. Usually potassium is also needed to prevent the development of low blood potassium. Throughout treatment blood sugar and potassium levels should be regularly checked. Antibiotics may be required in those with an underlying infection. In those with severely low blood pH, sodium bicarbonate may be given; however, its use is of unclear benefit and typically not recommended. Rates of DKA vary around the world. About 4% of people with type 1 diabetes in United Kingdom develop DKA a year, while in Malaysia the condition affects about 25% a year. DKA was first described in 1886 and, until the introduction of insulin therapy in the 1920s, it was almost universally fatal. The risk of death with adequate and timely treatment is currently around 1–4%. Up to 1% of children with DKA develop a complication known as cerebral edema. The symptoms of an episode of diabetic ketoacidosis usually evolve over a period of about 24 hours. Predominant symptoms are nausea and vomiting, pronounced thirst, excessive urine production and abdominal pain that may be severe. Those who measure their glucose levels themselves may notice hyperglycemia (high blood sugar levels). In severe DKA, breathing becomes labored and of a deep, gasping character (a state referred to as "Kussmaul respiration"). The abdomen may be tender to the point that an acute abdomen may be suspected, such as acute pancreatitis, appendicitis or gastrointestinal perforation. Coffee ground vomiting (vomiting of altered blood) occurs in a minority of people; this tends to originate from erosion of the esophagus. In severe DKA, there may be confusion, lethargy, stupor or even coma (a marked decrease in the level of consciousness). On physical examination there is usually clinical evidence of dehydration, such as a dry mouth and decreased skin turgor. If the dehydration is profound enough to cause a decrease in the circulating blood volume, tachycardia (a fast heart rate) and low blood pressure may be observed. Often, a "ketotic" odor is present, which is often described as "fruity", often compared to the smell of pear drops whose scent is a ketone. If Kussmaul respiration is present, this is reflected in an increased respiratory rate.....

Corneal Hydrops Induced By Diabetic Ketoacidosis: A Case Report

Go to: Case report A 20-year-old male patient was admitted to the Department of Endocrinology of the Zaozhuang Municipal Hospital (Zaozhuang, China) on July 31, 2013 presenting with diabetic ketoacidosis. The patient reported inflammation in the left eye, a foreign body sensation in both eyes and impaired visual acuity for 3 days, together with palpitation and shortness of breath for 3 h. The present study was approved by the Ethics Committee of Zaozhuang Municipal Hospital and informed consent was obtained from the patient. The physical examination revealed no abnormality. The patient was conscious but in a depressed mood. In addition, an odor described as resembling ‘rotten apples’ was detected during deep respiration. Poor skin elasticity was manifested. Rough sounds were heard in the lungs upon breathing, with no dry or wet rales and a heart rate of 126 bpm. Low skin temperature was detected in the distal end of the limbs and no hydrops was observed in either of the lower extremities. Weak arterial pulse was noted on the dorsa of the feet. No Babinski sign was identified. Ophthalmology consultation was performed due inhibited vision in the left eye. The ophthalmological exa Continue reading >>

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  1. tereolivia

    Should my heart palpitations worry me?

    I was recently diagnosed with diabetes type 2. I've been dealing with heart palpitations for years. I took tests (as a teen) and my heart came out normal. They told me not to worry about it. This past year I developed a cough when I laugh or overexert myself. The cough has gone away within two weeks of exercise. But I still feel breathless at times. But oddly enough I only feel breathless when I become aware of my breathing. I've had dizzy spells, but nothing major. I don't know if it's anxiety.
    My mother passed away from cancer last year and we rushed her to the hospital because she couldn't breathe. I'm now afraid of not being able to breathe.
    I asked my doctor to do a heart test and he said he'd do one when I go back in a month to check how stable my sugar has been.
    Edit: fixed autocorrect errors

  2. furball64801

    Since were not heart docs maybe schedule with a specialist I have had that off an on for50 yrs and passed all tests.

  3. AnnieP

    Definitely check with the doctor. Heart palpitations can be caused by all sorts of things, some bad, some neutral. Best to get it checked out and know for sure.

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Turbid Urine-10 Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Turbid urine is also known by many other names like foamy urine, cloudy urine, and albinuria. It is a presentation of many types of diseases or disorders. Turbid urine is mainly caused by disorders of the urinary tract which includes the kidneys, ureters, bladder and the urethra. Any type of infection affecting the urinary tract can lead to turbid urine. Also, swelling or inflammation of the urinary tract can produce cloudy urine. Some disorders of the reproductive tract can also lead to urine being turbid. In some people, some systemic diseases can also lead to the formation of turbid urine. Normally, the color of your urine is either transparent or clear or light yellow. If the appearance of the urine becomes turbid or cloudy, it is not normal. It certainly indicates a disorder. So, you will need to consult your doctor and get your urine tested. Your doctor will provide appropriate treatment based on the condition that you are suffering from. There are many causes of cloudy or turbid urine as we have just mentioned. Let us explore them in detail. Urinary tract infection: Urinary tract infection is abbreviated as UTI. UTI is the most common cause of turbid urine. Many people suffe Continue reading >>

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  1. bflohockeymom

    I vaguely remember our CDE saying this on diagnosis day #1 but I don't have a container in front of me to check. My daughter's school nurse just called and said she thought she smelled ketones on her breath but she checked and the strip said negative. She's been high all week - we've see maybe 3 readings in the 100s which is very abnormal for her. Thought she was getting sick at first, then we had 3 problems with bubbles in the pump tubing, and now this. Her lunch reading was 298.
    Thanks!

  2. Abby-Dabby-Doo

    The urine strips have an expiration date from when you opened them- due to being exposed to air. It should say it on the side of the bottle.
    Blood strips- the date is on the box, I think the foil wrapper too, but I thought the meter wouldn't take them if they were expired.

  3. frizzyrazzy

    Abby-Dabby-Doo said: ↑
    The urine strips have an expiration date from when you opened them- due to being exposed to air. It should say it on the side of the bottle.
    Blood strips- the date is on the box, I think the foil wrapper too, but I thought the meter wouldn't take them if they were expired. I agree with Lanae. The urine strips if I recall was 6 months after opening (or 3) and the blood ketones simply won't work after expiration. Which ticks me off - on 1/1/08 I tried to use a 12/31/07 strip and I got a big fat error.

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What is KETOACIDOSIS? What does KETOACIDOSIS mean? KETOACIDOSIS meaning - KETOACIDOSIS definition - KETOACIDOSIS explanation. Source: Wikipedia.org article, adapted under https://creativecommons.org/licenses/... license. SUBSCRIBE to our Google Earth flights channel - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6Uu... Ketoacidosis is a metabolic state associated with high concentrations of ketone bodies, formed by the breakdown of fatty acids and the deamination of amino acids. The two common ketones produced in humans are acetoacetic acid and ß-hydroxybutyrate. Ketoacidosis is a pathological metabolic state marked by extreme and uncontrolled ketosis. In ketoacidosis, the body fails to adequately regulate ketone production causing such a severe accumulation of keto acids that the pH of the blood is substantially decreased. In extreme cases ketoacidosis can be fatal. Ketoacidosis is most common in untreated type 1 diabetes mellitus, when the liver breaks down fat and proteins in response to a perceived need for respiratory substrate. Prolonged alcoholism may lead to alcoholic ketoacidosis. Ketoacidosis can be smelled on a person's breath. This is due to acetone, a direct by-product of the spontaneous decomposition of acetoacetic acid. It is often described as smelling like fruit or nail polish remover. Ketosis may also smell, but the odor is usually more subtle due to lower concentrations of acetone. Treatment consists most simply of correcting blood sugar and insulin levels, which will halt ketone production. If the severity of the case warrants more aggressive measures, intravenous sodium bicarbonate infusion can be given to raise blood pH back to an acceptable range. However, serious caution must be exercised with IV sodium bicarbonate to avoid the risk of equally life-threatening hypernatremia. Three common causes of ketoacidosis are alcohol, starvation, and diabetes, resulting in alcoholic ketoacidosis, starvation ketoacidosis, and diabetic ketoacidosis respectively. In diabetic ketoacidosis, a high concentration of ketone bodies is usually accompanied by insulin deficiency, hyperglycemia, and dehydration. Particularly in type 1 diabetics the lack of insulin in the bloodstream prevents glucose absorption, thereby inhibiting the production of oxaloacetate (a crucial molecule for processing Acetyl-CoA, the product of beta-oxidation of fatty acids, in the Krebs cycle) through reduced levels of pyruvate (a byproduct of glycolysis), and can cause unchecked ketone body production (through fatty acid metabolism) potentially leading to dangerous glucose and ketone levels in the blood. Hyperglycemia results in glucose overloading the kidneys and spilling into the urine (transport maximum for glucose is exceeded). Dehydration results following the osmotic movement of water into urine (Osmotic diuresis), exacerbating the acidosis. In alcoholic ketoacidosis, alcohol causes dehydration and blocks the first step of gluconeogenesis by depleting oxaloacetate. The body is unable to synthesize enough glucose to meet its needs, thus creating an energy crisis resulting in fatty acid metabolism, and ketone body formation.

Ketoacidosis

ketoacidosis [ke″to-as″ĭ-do´sis] the accumulation of ketone bodies in the blood, which results in metabolic acidosis; it is often associated with uncontrolled diabetes mellitus. See also ketosis. Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved. ke·to·ac·i·do·sis (kē'tō-as'i-dō'sis), Acidosis, as in diabetes or starvation, caused by the enhanced production of ketone bodies. ketoacidosis /ke·to·ac·i·do·sis/ (ke″to-as″ĭ-do´sis) acidosis accompanied by the accumulation of ketone bodies in the body tissues and fluids. ketoacidosis (kē′tō-ăs′ĭ-dō′sĭs) n. pl. ketoaci·doses (-dō′sēz) 1. Metabolic acidosis caused by an abnormally high concentration of ketone bodies in the blood and body tissues. 2. This condition occurring as a complication of untreated or improperly controlled diabetes mellitus, especially type 1 diabetes, characterized by thirst, fatigue, a fruity odor on the breath, and other symptoms, and having the potential to progress to coma or death. Also called diabetic ketoacidosis. ketoacidosis [kē′tōas′idō′si Continue reading >>

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  1. DoomPirate1

    What's the Oily Stuff in my Urine?

    When I urinate, this oily stuff sinks to the bottom. Not milky or cloudy at all. Does anyone know what this stuff is? Urine pretty standard yellow color, sometimes deeper yellow. And when it is this deeper yellow, I seem to urinate more amounts of this oily stuff.
    I've been averaging sub-50g carbs daily for about 2 months, Primal for 10 months. Protein accounts for maybe 30-40% of my daily calories. And I can now operate very well with little to no carbs, with high fat and protein intake. I've been losing a pound of fat per week, so everything is going very nicely.The keto sticks have been registering trace and very low still. (occassionally moderate)
    Background: Male, age 24, i take fishoil supplements, eat fish occassionally, I take Life Extension Mix Multivitamins, creatine, bcaa's.

  2. Vivvid

    Go see a doctor. (and maybe your gf as well)

  3. DoomPirate1

    Originally Posted by Vivvid
    Go see a doctor. (and maybe your gf as well)

    But I am more heathy than i have ever been. Just had a 10lb Deadlift PR. 405lb at 152. I feel great.
    I think its something normal, I am just curious what it is. It is not globs of this "oily substance", its small amounts.
    Its not an STD... I would know. No GF

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