Tag: Diabetic Ketoacidosis

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COVID-19 linked to type 1 diabetes and diabetic ketoacidosis in children

August 20, 2020

Via: The Medical News

The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) may cause severe disease in high-risk people, including the elderly, people with underlying health conditions such as heart disease and diabetes, and those with weakened immune systems. Though most children and adolescents seem to be spared […]


Insulin’s high cost leads to deadly rationing

September 7, 2018

Via: The Medical News

Diabetic ketoacidosis is a terrible way to die. It’s what happens when you don’t have enough insulin. Your blood sugar gets so high that your blood becomes highly acidic, your cells dehydrate, and your body stops functioning. Nicole Smith-Holt lost […]