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What are the Acute complications of diabetes?

Asked by Josna, 14 Nov '09 10:59 am
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You've heard that diabetes is a serious disease, but have you considered just how serious? Many people today lead lifestyles that pose a high risk for developing diabetes. Unfortunately, once they do, the put themselves in line to develop many serious complications. The following are some acute complications that can result if one develops diabetes. An acute complication is a serious, but short-term, problem that needs immediate attention.

Diabetic ketoacidosis

This complication, commonly referred to as DKA, is always considered to be a medical emergency. When your insulin level is low, the body will then turn to fat to burn for energy. This results in the development of ketone bodies. This is fine and natural, it happens periodically. However, if this process is sustained for a longer period of time, the ketone bodies will decrease the blood's pH. This is where it becomes DKA. When someone develops DKA, they tend to be extremely dehydrated and panting heavily and deeply, as if t ...more
Answered by BeHappy, 14 Nov '09 11:05 am

 
  
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Diabetes is the ugliest ailment. It kills the people inch by inch and living with acute diabetes will be a curse. Nothing can be eaten to taste; over-all fatigue; swollen legs and othe parts of body and far the more, should an injury take place, it will never ever heal-up, rather sustain the discharges of pus round clock. Better not to talk further on this. You will be living in hell.
Answered by Siachen, 14 Nov '09 12:00 pm

 
  
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Glucose heridetory
Answered by Anand Agarwal, 14 Nov '09 11:06 am

 
  
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