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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 b

Diabetic Ketoacidosis

Author: Osama Hamdy, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: Romesh Khardori, MD, PhD, FACP more... Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) is an acute, major, life-threatening complication of diabetes that mainly occurs in patients with type 1 diabetes, but it is not uncommon in some patients with type 2 diabetes. This condition is a complex disordered metabolic state characterized by hyperglycemia, ketoacidosis, and ketonuria. The most common early symptoms of DKA are the insidious increase in polydipsia and polyuria. The following are other signs and symptoms of DKA: Malaise, generalized weakness, and fatigability Nausea and vomiting; may be associated with diffuse abdominal pain, decreased appetite, and anorexia Rapid weight loss in patients newly diagnosed with type 1 diabetes History of failure to comply with insulin therapy or missed insulin injections due to vomiting or psychological reasons or history of mechanical failure of insulin infusion pump Altered consciousness (eg, mild disorientation, confusion); frank coma is uncommon but may occur when the condition is neglected or with severe dehydration/acidosis Signs and symptoms of DKA associated with possible intercurrent infection are as follows: Gl Continue reading >>

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  1. sweetdicksguys

    I've heard that it may take some people a few days to get into full ketosis, for others it may take a full month. Any way to speed it up?

  2. WillowWagner

    You start producing ketones withing 24 hours of dropping carbs to <29g. You keep producing ketones, while at the same time you're burning though the glycogen reserves in your body, until more and more you're burning ketones and less and less burning sugar. It can take weeks or even months for you body to get so good at burning ketones that it's more efficient than it ever was before on sugar. That's being fully keto adapted. If you're not a serious athlete, a serious athlete, you'll likely not notice the difference. It's more like a rheostat than an on/off switch.

  3. Keto_Chef

    I've heard some people on normal diets can even enter ketosis overnight while sleeping. There doesn't seem to be any need to speed it up though. It's not like one more day of adapting is going to affect the diet plan.

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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 sp

Management Of Diabetic Ketoacidosis In Adults

Management of diabetic ketoacidosis in adults Management of diabetic ketoacidosis in adults Insulin (blue dots) promotes glucose uptake in the liver and muscles, controlling blood sugar. Despite these losses, the increased delivery of potassium to the ECF from the intracellular space usually causes the serum concentration of potassium to be normal and, in some cases, high. This regular concentration of the ECF potassium creates the illusion of normalcy, despite the fact that total body potassium stores are almost always low. This concept becomes important in understanding the risk of potentially devastating hypokalemia in treating DKA. Insulin administration causes a rapid shift of potassium out of the ECF and into the cells. In addition, fluid resuscitation can be expected to cause a dilutional decrease in serum potassium concentration. For this reason, the ADA recommendations encompass a three-tiered approach to potassium regulation during fluid and insulin therapy for DKA: Patients with a serum potassium concentration >5.2 mEq/L should receive insulin and IV fluid without potassium, but the level should be checked every two hours.3 Patients with a serum potassium concentration Continue reading >>

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  1. Breimann

    Hi everyone! I'm back on keto! ... again! Yay. However, while I am kinda hefty (5'7, 207lb as of six days ago), my weight is not the main factor for the change.
    A few weeks ago I had my checkup with my primary care doctor. For the second visit in a row my blood pressure was high. 160/90 to be exact. He mentioned the idea of a mild blood pressure medication.
    Folks, my mother takes a friggin pill cocktail twice a day. Blood pressure, cholesterol, heart meds, insulin, you name it. My pops isn't much better.
    "Doc" I said, "I'm 28 man, I can't depend on a medication this soon unless it's life threatening. Please, you've known me 20 years, trust me enough to turn it around. If I can't, then we can talk the possibility of meds."
    He agreed. He suggested cutting back on caffeine and sodium. So I did. From two large iced coffees from Dunkin full of caramel swirly shit to one medium with cream and one Sweet n Low. Eggs and Turkey for breakfast instead of a hungry man (3 eggs, bacon ham sausage and potatoes on a hero for the unfamiliar).
    I WAS MISERABLE FOR DAYS. My work was suffering (i do light construction) and felt like death at the gym. Then one of my coworkers, who I converted to Keto a while back simply suggested i cut out the carbs again. Duh, water retention.
    So here I am, with a wife who is baffled by the fact that my single meal today was two cans of tuna, three eggs, half a block of cheddar, two scoops of peanut butter and some pork rinds. I already feel better overall - more energy at work, moving better at the gym... I have yet to weigh myself or check my blood pressure. I go back for a checkup in three weeks and I'm actually really excited to see what results may come.
    It feels good to be back. <3

  2. xanderbitme

    8 months ago I was on the maximum dose of Tenormin. Two weeks ago I was finally able to eliminate it. 50 lbs loss was all it took (still have 30 to go).

  3. bidnow

    Mine went from
    150/100 > 120/84
    39.2 BMI > 27.8 BMI
    27.8 BMI is 177 lbs for you. Good luck

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People always freak out when I tell them I am doing keto. I even have one friend that refers to my diet as "The Ketoacidosis Diet". I can't get him to understand the difference, but maybe this will help you! Find Me On Twitter: www.twitter.com/HeavyKevi Instagram: www.instagram.com/TheHeavyTruthTV Follow My Macros on MyFitnessPal @The HeavyTruth Facebook Group: Facebook.com/Groups/TheHeavyTruthTV Subscribe to my Essential Oils Channel: https://goo.gl/El053Q Send Questions or Testimonials By Mail: Kevin Gillem P.O.Box 291517 Phelan, CA 92329 My Favorite Low Carb Sweetener - http://amzn.to/2smCmDM I recommend Smackfat Ketone Strips - http://amzn.to/2laB9MG I use the Match DNA Milk Frother - http://amzn.to/2klHt4o I use NOW MCT Oil - http://amzn.to/2kOs48S I'm Kevin and I have used a Ketogenic diet, Intermittent Fasting and Extended Fasting to successfully lose 160 pounds and I am still shrinking. I hope to one day be half the man I was at 400 pounds. During this journey I have learned a lot about weight loss, Metabolic syndrome, Insulin Resistance, LCHF dieting and overall health in general. I am greatly interested in continuing to learn about health related topics and sharing what I

Diabetic Ketoacidosis

In diabetes, blood glucose is not able to reach the body cells where it can be utilized to produce energy. In such cases, the cells start to break down fat to produce energy. This process produces a chemical called ketone.[1] The buildup of ketones makes the blood more acidic. When the blood ketone level gets too high, a condition develops called diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA). It is a serious condition that can lead to coma or even death. DKA can happen to anyone with diabetes though it is more common in people with type 1 diabetes.[2] In this article, well explore the causes, symptoms treatment options, and complications of this life-threatening condition. DKA results from inadequate insulin levels that cause the cells to burn fat for energy. Ketones are released into the blood when fats are broken down. In people with diabetes, an underlying problem often triggers the onset of DKA. The following problems or conditions may contribute to DKA: An illness where the body produces higher levels of stress hormones like cortisol or adrenalin; these illnesses have a countereffect on the action of insulin (conditions like pneumonia or a urinary tract infection are common culprits) Inadequat Continue reading >>

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  1. Invincible01

    So I've been doing lots of research about the ketogenic diet with lots of mixed results about when to carb up. I want to start this diet in the new year and be prepared for it. I'm am not doing this diet just for the health benefits, but I would really like to cut BF while maintaining muscle.
    The three main options I've read with regards to carbing up is:
    - once a week for about a 12-18 hour period right from the start
    - wait about 3-4 weeks then carb up once a week
    - no carbing up at all
    All three had good points behind each theory of why you should carb up (if at all) at certain times.
    I know there have probably been a lot of people on here who have tried this diet with either no success at all or had great results with it. I would like feedback from people who have tried this diet WITH great results from it with regards to the carbing up dilemma I am having.
    I know there are always going to be people who think diet X is better than diet Y, and although I enjoy suggestions for alternative diets that have great results, I am going to be doing this diet regardless, so I would just rather have input on this diet.

  2. Nutrexpert

    This is unrelated to keto, because I personally don't agree with cutting out carbs to such a large extent unless it's for a show prep. Definitely not for months at a time do I recommend a low carb intake.
    A healthy and VERY effective alternative would be intermittent fasting. It's basically an eating schedule (12:00 PM - 8:00 PM) and you can eat at any time within those hours. You eat 100% of your daily calories within those 8 hours, and it can be as many or as few meals as you'd like to spread it between.
    You don't cut carbs with this (so you'll keep more muscle). Whatever your BMR is, whether you're trying to cut or build, you'll need to subtract or add 500 calories per day. My favorite ratio of macros is 50% protein, 50% carbs, and 10% fat. In a 2,000 calorie diet, that's 250g protein, 250g carbs, and ~22g fat. This is just an example, but for a cut that is not for a show prep, high protein is awesome. Also, carbs are your friend as well as fat.
    The best way to create a caloric deficit is by working them off. Alan Aragon did a study on HIIT vs. Low intensity cardio and found that HIIT is MUUUUCH more effective post exercise for burning fat and preserving muscle.
    If you still want to try Keto, try carbing up on Tuesdays and Fridays but don't go overboard with it. Have carbs on your most intense days (ie: back day and leg day) so you can kill those deadlifts and squats!

  3. Eliospeaks89

    The best time to carb up depends on how much bodyfat you have to lose. The most basic guidelines is if your anywhere between 6-13 percent would be once a week after a carb depleting workout. If your above 14 percent BF you can go to about every 10 days then carb up. I did the keto diet and im telling you right now i felt like absolute s*** while doing so. One shouldnt cut carbs for an extended period of time. It really does help to cut fat but its psychologically taxing and youll find yourself rebounding after about a month.
    Something that i found worked well for me to jumpstart fat loss is go ketogenic for the first 2-3 days then gradually increase my carbs until im right around 100-150 grams for cutting. Most importantly you have to be in a caloric deficit to reduce body fat. While doing keto you'll lose muscle mass and fat at a fast rate.
    But in the end what works best for your body may be completely different than mine.
    6-13 percent once every 7 days. 14 percent and above every 10-14 days.
    If you are going to go keto for an extended period of time skip the first carb up because getting into ketosis in the beginning is the hardest.

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