Diabetic Ketoacidosis

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    Diabetic Ketoacidosis happens because of a lack of glucose entering the cells where it can be used as energy. The body begins to use stores of fat as an alternative source of energy, and this in turn produces an acidic by-product known as ketones.
     

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