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Re: [IP] now t1 vs t2

I had never heard that tight control can cause you to spill ketones quicker.

On Thu, May 8, 2008 at 8:46 PM, RoseLea <email @ redacted> wrote:

> At 11:15 PM 5/8/2008, Felix Kasza \(lists\) wrote:
>> I believe your endo is an optimist. Untreated, both DKA and NKHOC
>> tend to rather dismal complications like brain oedema and the
>> resultant massive brain damage, followed by death when the
>> brainstem gets really fed up. Oh, and insulin also mediates the
>> balance between sodium and potassium in the extracellular fluid --
>> more insulin drives potassium into the cells. And the K+/Na+
>> balance is, of course, part of what makes nerve cells work --
>> including those regulating the heartbeat. And so on ....
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