Ketoacidosis

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Ketoacidosis a condition seen in people with diabetes mellitus, alcoholism,[1] and starvation.[2]

Diagnosis

Lab

  • Urine dip stick.
  • Blood: beta-hydroxybutyrate.

See also

References

  1. URL: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/765856-overview. Accessed on: 15 September 2010.
  2. Cahill GF (2006). "Fuel metabolism in starvation". Annu. Rev. Nutr. 26: 1–22. doi:10.1146/annurev.nutr.26.061505.111258. PMID 16848698.