Commentary - Gynecology and Reproductive Endocrinology (2023) Volume 7, Issue 2
Conditions and factors of diabetic ketoacidosis in gestation
Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) is a potentially life- changing complication of diabetes mellitus. Signs and symptoms may include vomiting, abdominal pain, deep heaving breathing, increased urination, weakness, confusion and sometimes loss of knowledge. A person's breath may develop a specific" fruity" smell. Onset of symptoms is generally rapid-fire. People without a former opinion of diabetes may develop DKA as the first egregious symptom. DKA happens most frequently in those with type 1 diabetes but can also do in those with other types of diabetes under certain circumstances. Alarms may include infection, not taking insulin rightly, stroke and certain specifics similar as steroids.
Author(s): Williams Harny