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[IP] RE: Ketoacidosis Question

>My Endocrinologist said that it takes 7 weeks for a ketoacidosis
>case to send
>you into a coma, so I wouldn't worry about it during the
>night-time.  I'm not
>on a pump yet, so I don't know exactly what yyou should do during
>that kind
>of a situation.
>Kyle J. Skinner

I think I could do it faster than that.  If you are using long acting
insulin rather than a pump it will take longer to get to a DKA coma, but 7
weeks?  Depends, I guess, but I dont know if it can be stated with that kind
of certainty and precision.

John Kinsley
Type 1 - 1956
MiniMed 507 - 1998
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