diabetestalk.net

Most Common Symptoms Of Alcoholic Ketoacidosis

Share on facebook

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 b

The Syndrome Of Alcoholic Ketoacidosis.

Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia. PURPOSE: To further elucidate the clinical spectrum of alcoholic ketoacidosis (AKA). PATIENTS AND METHODS: A case series of 74 patients with AKA defined as a wide anion gap metabolic acidosis unexplained by any other disorder or toxin, including any patient with a history of chronic alcohol abuse. The setting was the Medical Emergency Department at Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia, a university-affiliated inner-city hospital. RESULTS: AKA is a common disorder in the emergency department, more common than previously thought. The acid-base abnormalities are more diverse than just a wide-gap metabolic acidosis and often include a concomitant metabolic alkalosis, hyperchloremic acidosis, or respiratory alkalosis. Lactic acidosis is also common. Semiquantitative serum acetoacetate levels were positive in 96% of patients. Elevated blood alcohol levels were present in two thirds of patients in whom alcohol levels were determined, and levels consistent with intoxication were seen in 40% of these patients. Electrolyte disorders including hyponatremia, hypokalemia, hypophosphatemia, hyperglycemia, hypo Continue reading >>

Share on facebook

Popular Questions

  1. dolphingurl

    What does keto breath smell like?

    So this is sort of an odd question, but what does keto breath smell like? My brother and mom have been making comments lately that my breath doesn't smell so great but I'm not sure if it's keto or just something I'm eating maybe.
    And if it is keto breath, does anyone have any suggestions on how to deal with it? What do you guys do? I'm just so worried lately whenever I go to have a conversation with someone that my breath smells horrendous...

  2. VitaminX

    Sounds like keto-breath to me! Some people say it resembles a metallic smell. In my case, I thought that it had more of a hamburger-meat smell. Either way, it's definately noticeable. Brushing often, using mouthwash and mints/gum are really the only ways to cope with it as far as I know.

  3. HighRevinSi

    I've never smelled it before, but you exhale or excrete acetone from the breakdown of acetoacetate (Ketone body)
    If you've ever smelled acetone it is very strong and will make you light-headed. I doubt the breath is anywhere close to that

  4. -> Continue reading
read more
Share on facebook

http://tinyurl.com/knfhv57 Diabetics need to learn and understand about this disease, as well as know how to control Alcoholic Drinks for Diabetics and treatment as well as an important base to put into action a is required. With the heart. Practice on a regular basis and have a better quality of life in other words is: Learn about diabetes to take care of ourselves

Alcoholic Ketoacidosisclinical Presentation

Alcoholic KetoacidosisClinical Presentation Author: George Ansstas, MD; Chief Editor: Romesh Khardori, MD, PhD, FACP more... Patients with alcoholic ketoacidosis (AKA) almost always are alcoholics who, prior to the development of ketoacidosis, have engaged in a period of very heavy drinking, with subsequent abrupt cessation of alcohol consumption 1-2 days before presentation. Such presentations typically result from physical complaints, such as the following: Nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain (each found in 60-75% of patients) Dyspnea, tremulousness, and/or dizziness (10-20% each) Muscle pain, diarrhea, syncope, and seizure (1-8% each) These symptoms usually are attributed to alcoholic gastritis or pancreatitis. Example case of alcoholic ketoacidosis: A 35-year-old man who chronically abuses alcohol presents with abdominal pain and intractable emesis for the past 2 days. The pain and emesis developed after 5 days of heavy drinking. Since their onset, he stopped eating and drinking altogether. He complains of epigastric pain that radiates through to his back. He is afebrile, tachycardic, and borderline hypotensive. He is sleepy, but awakens easily to verbal stimuli. Generally, t Continue reading >>

Share on facebook

Popular Questions

  1. pman65

    How often do you carb up? (reps)

    ^ Is it every weekend or can it be like every 9 days ?

  2. Surf_N_Turf

    Alot of people just base the frequency of their carb up based on how they feel, some have a scheduled time. If your gym performance isn't suffering and you feel like you only need a carb up every nine days that's fine IMO.

  3. fates_child03

    Depending on if I'm cutting, bulking or recomping makes the most difference on my carb ups.
    Cutting I usually carb up 1 day out of 14.
    Recomping 1 day out of 10.
    Bulking 1 day out of 7.

  4. -> Continue reading
read more
Share on facebook

Tools Vocabulary - Tools that are used in particular fields or activities may have different designations such as "instrument", "utensil", "implement", "machine", "device," or "apparatus". The set of tools needed to achieve a goal is "equipment".

Aarp's Health Tools

Cells need glucose (sugar) and insulin to function properly.Glucose comes from the food you eat, and insulin is produced by the pancreas.When you drink alcohol, your pancreas may stop producing insulin for a shorttime. Without insulin, your cells wont be able to use the glucose you consumefor energy. To get the energy you need, your body will start to burn fat. When your body burns fat for energy, byproducts known as ketonebodies are produced. If your body is not producing insulin, ketone bodies willbegin to build up in your bloodstream. This buildup of ketones can produce alife-threatening condition known as ketoacidosis. Ketoacidosis, ormetabolic acidosis, occurs when you ingest something that is metabolized orturned into an acid. This condition has a number of causes, including: In addition to general ketoacidosis, there are several specifictypes. These types include: alcoholic ketoacidosis, which is caused by excessive consumptionof alcohol diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA), which mostly develops in peoplewith type 1 diabetes starvation ketoacidosis, which occurs most often in women whoare pregnant, in their third trimester, and experiencing excessive vomiting Each of these situatio Continue reading >>

Share on facebook

Popular Questions

  1. Vita oldie

    I have been puzzling over this for some time.
    I read or understood after reading, that it is better to test at night (diabetics are a different case as they need to check for medical reasons but may be interested.)
    Most people seem to test in the morning and also people have suggested cutting the sticks in half as they are a little pricy! This being the case then when to use them is important.
    To me testing in the morning after no food overnight seems strange as the ketosis reading will be different to that at the end of the day-when food has been eaten!
    The evening reading will be a warning that you've over done it or "joy of joys" you are on plan!
    THE DAWN INSULIN SURGE is something every has as it the bodies way of preparing us for waking and rising.
    Insulin makes the cells use energy but what we want is to have the body use an alternative-our body fat and not our muscle mass!
    This MUST have an effect on Ketosis and for those only just in Ketosis the reading could be disappointing because the insulin has caused a shift in the readings.
    This is a second reason why evening is perhaps the answer.
    I don't know if this is correct but perhaps someone with an understanding of chemistry could tell me if my reasoning is correct or if not, then why not!
    I have too much time on my hands and I want the correct answer!

  2. Vita oldie

    Showing my age!
    Could't find this on the site so assumed I hadn't posted it properly now it is down twice!!!

  3. svenskamae

    Are you talking about the pricey strips that use blood to test for nutritional ketosis, rather than the urine ketostix? The Phinney and Volek book says that readings for ketosis level are lowest in the morning, so if you were "in ketosis" (reading 0.5 or higher) then, you would presumably be so throughout the day, unless you ate enough carbs to throw you out of ketosis. (Presumably your early morning ketosis reading is reflecting more or less how your body processed what you ate the preceding day). But I think you could pick any time that was convenient for you, so long as you always tested at that time of day. Hope this helps.

  4. -> Continue reading
read more

No more pages to load

Related Articles

  • Most Common Symptoms Of Alcoholic Ketoacidosis

    Ketoacidosis is a medical condition in which the food that is ingested by an individual is either metabolized or converted into acid. Alcoholic Ketoacidosis is a condition in which there is development of Ketoacidosis as a result of excessive alcohol intake for a long period of time and less ingestion of food resulting in malnutrition. Drinking excessive alcohol causes the individual to be able to eat less food. Additionally, if excess alcohol is ...

    ketosis Apr 30, 2018
  • Which Of The Following Signs And Symptoms Are Most Characteristic Of Hyperglycemic Ketoacidosis?

    A Preventable Crisis People who have had diabetic ketoacidosis, or DKA, will tell you it’s worse than any flu they’ve ever had, describing an overwhelming feeling of lethargy, unquenchable thirst, and unrelenting vomiting. “It’s sort of like having molasses for blood,” says George. “Everything moves so slow, the mouth can feel so dry, and there is a cloud over your head. Just before diagnosis, when I was in high school, I would get ou ...

    ketosis Feb 25, 2018
  • Alcoholic Ketoacidosis Symptoms And Treatment

    Glucose or sugar is the preferred source of fuel for the body. If the body’s cells get insufficient glucose, fat is used as the alternative source of energy. When fat is used as a source of energy, it produces ketones, which are acidic chemicals. A buildup of ketones causes the blood to become too acidic. This leads to chemical derangements called ketoacidosis. Ketoacidosis comes in two different forms - diabetic ketoacidosis and alcoholic keto ...

    ketosis Mar 29, 2018
  • Alcoholic Ketoacidosis Symptoms

    Go to: CASE REPORT We present a 64-year-old female who presented with generalized abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting and shortness of breath. Arterial blood gas analysis showed significant acidaemia with a pH of 7.10, bicarbonate of 2.9 mmol/l and lactate of 11.7 mmol/l. Serum ketones were raised at 5.5 mmol/l. Capillary blood glucose was noted to 5.8 mmol/l. The anion gap was calculated and was elevated at 25 mmol/l. The diagnosis of DKA was queri ...

    ketosis Mar 28, 2018
  • What Are The 3 Most Common Symptoms Of Undiagnosed Diabetes?

    Diabetes symptoms Diabetes affects 24 million people in the U.S., but only 18 million know they have it. About 90% of those people have type 2 diabetes. In diabetes, rising blood sugar acts like a poison. Diabetes is often called the silent killer because of its easy-to-miss symptoms. "Almost every day people come into my office with diabetes who don't know it," says Maria Collazo-Clavell, MD, an endocrinologist at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, M ...

    diabetes Mar 29, 2018
  • What Are The Three Most Common Symptoms Of Undiagnosed Diabetes?

    Diabetes is sneaky. The early symptoms can go unnoticed for months or years. In fact, 1 in 3 people with type 2 diabetes don’t know they have it. 1 in 3. Most actually do experience the early signs but don’t realise or understand what they are. Early detection and treatment can have a profound impact on your long-term health. A 3-year delay in diagnosis increases your relative risk of heart disease by 29% (1). Therefore by knowing what to loo ...

    diabetes Apr 25, 2018

Popular Articles

More in ketosis