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Diabetic ketoacidosis

an acute metabolic emergency characterized by a significant hyperglycemia and ketonemia


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Homework help?

... can lead to abberant accumulation of products, like ketone bodies in diabetic ketoacidosis, for instance, but these kinds of things are often a reflection of the inability ...

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by blcr11
Tue Dec 09, 2008 2:21 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Homework help?
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Why do women sometimes smell of orange peel?

Diabetic Ketoacidosis causes a fruity smelling breath, but this can occur in men as well as women.

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by MichaelXY
Tue Aug 14, 2007 9:57 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Why do women sometimes smell of orange peel?
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Views: 2468

Homeostasis Disorders

... cause problems with body temperature regulation. Kidney disorders or diabetic ketoacidosis (or poisoning from say anti-freeze) can cause metabolic acidosis where the body ...

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by pdavis68
Sun Apr 23, 2006 4:05 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Homeostasis Disorders
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dangers of acidosis and alkalosis in the blood

... carbon dioxide acidosis. There are several types of metabolic acidosis. Diabetic acidosis (also called diabetic ketoacidosis and DKA) develops when ketone bodies accumulate during uncontrolled diabetes. ...

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by b_d_41501
Fri May 13, 2005 4:37 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: dangers of acidosis and alkalosis in the blood
Replies: 12
Views: 26174


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