Assessment
Questionnaire

Have a symptom?
See what questions
a doctor would ask.
 
Dictionary » DKA
 

DKA

Introduction: DKA

Description of DKA

DKA (medical condition): When diabetics get too high blood sugars, the body creates "ketones" as a by-product of breaking down fats. These ketones ...more

DKA: See also:

Diabetic Ketoacidosis:
  »Introduction: Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  »Symptoms of Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  »Causes of Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  »Treatments for Diabetic Ketoacidosis

DKA: complication of diabetes resulting from severe insulin deficiency coupled with an absolute or relative increase in glucagon concentration; metabolic acidosis is caused by the breakdown of adipose stores and resulting increased levels of free fatty acids; glucagon accelerates the oxidation of the free fatty acids producing excess ketone bodies (ketosis).
Source: Diseases Database

DKA: Related Topics

These medical condition or symptom topics may be relevant to medical information for DKA:

DKA as a Disease

DKA: Another name for Diabetic Ketoacidosis (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  »Symptoms of Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  »Causes of Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  »Treatments for Diabetic Ketoacidosis

DKA: Related Diseases

DKA: DKA is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Causes of DKA

Some of the causes of DKA are included in the list below:

Symptoms of DKA (Diabetic Ketoacidosis)

Some of the symptoms of DKA incude:

Treatments for DKA (Diabetic Ketoacidosis)

Treatments for DKA (Diabetic Ketoacidosis) include:

Treatment of DKA: For more treatment information about DKA, see treatment of Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA)

DKA as a Symptom

DKA (symptom): A metabolic acidosis that results from the accumulation of ketones when...more »

DKA (symptom): See DKA (symptom information).

More information on symptom: DKA:

DKA: Related Disease Topics

These medical disease topics may be related to DKA:

Terms associated with DKA:

Terms Similar to DKA:

Source: Diseases Database

External links related to: DKA

Source: Diseases Database

Interesting Medical Articles:

Medical dictionaries:

More Medical Dictionary Topics

  • Examination of participant in clinical trial for normal comparison or control in clinical research
  • Examination Questions [Publication Type]
  • Examinations of form and structure of eye
  • Examiner
  • Examining table
  • Exanimation
  • Exanthem
  • Exanthem subitum
  • Exanthema
  • Exanthema subitum
  • Exanthematic typhus of Sao Paulo
  • Exanthematous
  • Exanthematous disease
  • Exanthematous fever
  • Exanthematous typhus

    Find out more

    Search to find out more about DKA:

      
      
    powered by
    Google
  •  

    By using this site you agree to our Terms of Use. Information provided on this site is for informational purposes only; it is not intended as a substitute for advice from your own medical team. The information on this site is not to be used for diagnosing or treating any health concerns you may have - please contact your physician or health care professional for all your medical needs. Please see our Terms of Use.

    Home | Symptoms | Diseases | Diagnosis | Videos | Tools | Forum | About Us | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Site Map | Advertise