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Definition of DKA
What does DKA mean?
- 'D'iabetic 'K'eto'A'cidosis
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- DKA a.k.a. Diabetic ketoacidosis is a potentially life-threatening complication in patients with diabetes mellitus. It happens predominantly in those with type 1 diabetes, but it can occur in those with type 2 diabetes under certain circumstances. DKA results from a shortage of insulin; in response the body switches to burning fatty acids and producing acidic ketone bodies that cause most of the symptoms and complications.
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- Dka a.k.a. The Dakpa language is an East Bodish language spoken by about 1,000 people in northern Trashigang District in eastern Bhutan, mainly in Chaleng, Phongmed Gewog, Yobinang, Dangpholeng and Lengkhar near Radi Gewog. Van Driem describes Dakpa as the most divergent of Bhutan's East Bodish languages. SIL reports that Dakpa may be a dialect of the Brokpa language and that it been influenced by the Dzala language whereas Brokpa has not.
- also known as Dakpakha Language
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Atlas of Diabetes (2012)
by Jay Skyler
DKA is a proinflammatory state resulting in the production of reactive oxygen species indicating oxidative stress [4, 5]. Recently, it has been demonstrated that serum levels of inflammatory cytokines (interleukin [IL]-1b, IL-6, IL-8, and tumor ...
by American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), Rhonda Beck
DKA is a type of hyperglycemic crisis; it is more commonly found in type Table 14 -4 Characteristics of Diabetic Emergencies Hyperglycemia Hypoglycemia History Food intake Excessive Insufficient Insulin dosage Insufficient Excessive Onset ...
by Shlomo Melmed, Kenneth S. Polonsky, P. Reed Larsen, Henry M. Kronenberg
DKA is a life-threatening condition in which severe insulin deficiency leads to hyperglycemia, excessive lipolysis, and unrestrained fatty acid oxidation, producing the ketone bodies acetone, β-hydroxybutyrate, and acetoacetate. This results in ...
Staged Diabetes Management (2011)
by Roger Mazze, Richard M. Bergenstal, Robert Cuddihy, Ellie S. Strock, Amy Criego
DKA is a combination of three events: hyperglycemia, acidosis, and ketosis—all of which result from insulin deficiency. It generally begins with an overproduction of glucose by the liver and kidneys. During insulin deficiency, hepatic and renal ...
by Richard B. Ford, Elisa Mazzaferro
metaBolic emergencies diABeTiC keToACidosis DKA is a potentially fatal and terminal consequence of unregulated insulin deficiency and possible glucagon excess. In the absence of insulin, unregulated lipolysis results in the β- hydroxylation ...
How Effective Leaders Execute Change and Land Safely in Health and Business by Michael S. Lawson, Michael S. Lawson Mba
DKA is a life-threatening form of diabetes with a high mortality rate.
by Gayle McKenzie, Tanya Porter
Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) DKA is a life-threatening complication of type 2 diabetes. □ Decreased insulin production means that the cells cannot use glucose for metabolism. A lack of cellular metabolism leads the liver to produce more ...
Surviving Prescribing (2006)
A Practical Guide
Diabetic Ketoacidosis Preet Panesar DKA is a life-threatening triad of. Section 2: Emergency Prescribing.
Patient Encounters (2010)
The internal medicine work-up by Brian T. Garibaldi
DKA is a state of absolute or severe insulin deficiency that consists of the biochemical triad of hyperglycemia, ketonemia, and acidemia. HHS occurs as a result of relative insulin deficiency and usually presents with severe hyperosmolarity and ...
and diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) are the two most common conditions associated with hyperglycemic encephalopathy. Of the two, NKH is more commonly associated with the impairment of ...
Exhibiting the Most Forcible Passages Illustrative of the Various Passions, Affections and Emotions of the Human Mind by William Shakespeare
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by Joseph Segen
DKA. Diabetic ketoacidosis, see there. DM. Diabetes mellitus, also, doctor of medicine–MD is used in the US. DN. Diabetic nephropathy, see there. DNA. Deoxyribonucleic acid Molecular biology A doublestranded linear macromolecule which ...
by Samuel Johnson, John Walker
DKA'GNCT. drag'net, it. «. a net which is dragged or drawn along the bottom of the water. DKA'GON, drag'un, n. ». a kind of winged serpent, Vrrhaps, imaginary, much celebrated in the ro- nuuicii of the middle ages; a fierce or violent man or ...
by Dana K. Cassell, Noel R. Rose
There are approximately four hospital admissions per 100,000 children per year for diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) in the United States. Current home-monitoring techniques allow most diabetic care to occur in an outpatient setting. However ...
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