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Re: [IP] Diabetes and Ketones


I think what you mean is "ketoacidosis" (or DKA).  This is
a condition where the ketones get so high that you can go
into a coma.  It can possibly be fatal if not immediately
taken care of.

Hope this helps.

--- Bonnie Richardson <email @ redacted> wrote:
> I was told that the difference in being type 1 or type 2
> is whether you 
> produce ketones when high or not.   I was dx with a word
> I can't pronounce 
> something like "acidketatoses"  meaning high ketones
> being produced. 
>  Sorry, spell check doesn't have these spellings and I am
> too lazy to go to 
> the diabetes site and look.
> Anyone else here this?
> Bonnie Richardson

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