Can Diabetic Ketone-acidosis Lead to Death?

Wednesday, October 30, 2019
Illustration of Ketoacidosis, credit to UCSF

Ketone-acidosis is a condition when body accumulates Ketone and blood sugar at very dangerous level. This state leads to blood to be acid, and harmful.

Why Ketone-acidosis is happen? It is because body lack or not enough insulin to be able to break down the sugar for energy.

Then, body uses fat as source of energy. Fat burning produces Ketone (acid) as called Ketone-acidosis.

Type 1 diabetic patients are vulnerable to Ketone-acidosis. If untreated in certain period (long term) could be life threatening, and even causes coma or death. 

It is because excessive acid in blood (due to extremely high Ketone) could cause body system ceases to function well.

The signs of diabetic Ketone-acidosis are:
- Hyperglycemia (higher blood sugar)
- Urination frequently which contains high Ketone level
- Fatigue (feel weakness)
- Unusual thirst
- Dry of skin and mouth
- Vomiting


Ketone-acidosis occurs in Type 1 diabetes patients
(credit to DiabeteStrong)

I make summary how to prevent diabetic Ketone-acidosis for type 1 diabetes patients, written by Mayo Clinic ( 2019):
- Manage diabetes through routine medication, quality diet and do proper exercise.
- Monitor blood sugar daily and maintain to normal range.
- Monitor Ketone level in urine by Ketone test kit.
- Sure, type 1 diabetes patients need to search emergency help as soon as possible if suspect to Ketoacidosis.

Just to let you know that about 30 million people face on diabetic Ketone-acidosis in the USA. 

Reference:
Mayo Clinic. 2019. Diabetic Keoacidosis. Retrieved from Mayo Clinic Org. 

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  7. Vital information for so many people. Thanks for sharing!

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      The signs of diabetic Ketone-acidosis are:
      - Hyperglycemia (higher blood sugar)
      - Urination frequently which contains high Ketone level
      - Fatigue (feel weakness)
      - Unusual thirst
      - Dry of skin and mouth
      - Vomiting

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  8. Very scary thanks for the information.

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      Can Diabetic Ketone-acidosis Lead to Death?
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      I make summary how to prevent diabetic Ketone-acidosis for type 1 diabetes patients, written by Mayo Clinic ( 2019):
      - Manage diabetes through routine medication, quality diet and do proper exercise.
      - Monitor blood sugar daily and maintain to normal range.
      - Monitor Ketone level in urine by Ketone test kit.
      - Sure, type 1 diabetes patients need to search emergency help as soon as possible if suspect to Ketoacidosis.

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  10. The more I am learning about diabetes the more I understand how serious it is.
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      The signs of diabetic Ketone-acidosis are:
      - Hyperglycemia (higher blood sugar)
      - Urination frequently which contains high Ketone level
      - Fatigue (feel weakness)
      - Unusual thirst
      - Dry of skin and mouth
      - Vomiting

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