DKA; Diabetic ketoacidosis; Diabetic coma
Diabetic ketoacidosis is a complication of diabetes mellitus caused by the buildup of by-products of fat metabolism (ketones), which occurs when glucose is not available as a fuel source for the body.
by Harutyun Medina, M.D.
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