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[IP] Re: stomach bugs (Jenn's question)

email @ redacted said:

>I was in Kussmaul respirations. What's this?  I don't think I've ever heard 
of it before.<

I didn't see a response to your question:
This is a medical name for the type of breathing pattern when you are in DKA. 
Each breath is deep and fast and smells like ketones. It is your body's 
response to try to blow off the excess acids buiding up in your blood stream. 
It is NOT a good sign. 

Barbara B. 
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