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Handout 8 5 25 11 - BICD 150: Endocrinology Handout #8:...

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BICD 150: Endocrinology Handout #8: 5/25/11 I. Diabetic Ketoacidosis A. What Happens -The body can’t use glucose as fuel because there is no ___________. Instead there is an increased in the ________________________ of fatty acids. This results in an increase in the production of ______________ which ____________ pH and results in depression of the _____ which can lead to coma. -The acidosis can also lead to ___________________________ -Also, with an increase in glucose there is an increase in _______________ which leads to _______________________ which leads to a decrease in blood pressure, thus giving rise to ________________________ and resulting in ____________________________ and death. B. Treatment -Need to correct the high blood __________ levels, so you can do this by giving _________. II. Hypoglycemia A. What Happens -Glucose levels are too __________ . -If one is a diabetic, this can occur when: ____________________, ____________________, _______________________________________________________ -If glucose is between 60-70 mg/dL: sleepy/irritated
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