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DKA: A metabolic acidosis that results from the accumulation of ketones when diabetes mellitus is poorly controlled. See detailed information below for a list of 4 causes of DKA, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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causes of DKA as a symptom include:
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).
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The list below shows some of the causes of DKA mentioned in various sources:
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