Health Tip to Prevent and Manage Diabetic Ketoacidosis
Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) is a complication of uncontrolled diabetes characterized by the presence of a lower than normal pH of the blood and ketones in the blood and urine. Our body cells obtain their energy from glucose, which enters the cells with the help of insulin Type 1 diabetes occurs when the pancreas does not produce enough insulin, and is common at a young age. On the other hand, type 2 diabetes occurs due to a resistance of the body cells to the effects of insulin.
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