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Symptoms of Diabetic Ketoacidosis

Symptoms of Diabetic Ketoacidosis: Introduction

Diabetic ketoacidosis most often occurs in people with type 1 diabetes. Symptoms of diabetic ketoacidosis often develop slowly and usually include excessive thirst, frequent urination, dry mouth, high blood glucose levels, and high levels of ketones in the urine.

Symptoms may also include fatigue, weakness, fruity odor of the breath, confusion, lack of concentration, shortness of breath, nausea and vomiting, dry skin, and flushing of the skin.

If diabetic ketoacidosis is not diagnosed and treated promptly, ketones, which are harmful acids, will continue to build up in the blood and will poison the body, resulting in diabetic coma and death....more about Diabetic Ketoacidosis »

Symptoms of Diabetic Ketoacidosis

The list of signs and symptoms mentioned in various sources for Diabetic Ketoacidosis includes the 11 symptoms listed below:

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Diabetic Ketoacidosis: Complications

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Diagnostic Testing

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Diabetic Ketoacidosis: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Diabetic Ketoacidosis?

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Diabetic Ketoacidosis as a Cause of Symptoms or Medical Conditions

When considering symptoms of Diabetic Ketoacidosis, it is also important to consider Diabetic Ketoacidosis as a possible cause of other medical conditions. The Disease Database lists the following medical conditions that Diabetic Ketoacidosis may cause:

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The symptom information on this page attempts to provide a list of some possible signs and symptoms of Diabetic Ketoacidosis. This signs and symptoms information for Diabetic Ketoacidosis has been gathered from various sources, may not be fully accurate, and may not be the full list of Diabetic Ketoacidosis signs or Diabetic Ketoacidosis symptoms. Furthermore, signs and symptoms of Diabetic Ketoacidosis may vary on an individual basis for each patient. Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of any signs or symptoms and whether they are indeed Diabetic Ketoacidosis symptoms.


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