Diabetic ketoacidosis is a life-threatening problem that affects people with diabetes. It
occurs when the body cannot use sugar (glucose) as a fuel source because there is no
insulin or not enough insulin. Fat is used for fuel instea
Prothrombin time (PT)
Prothrombin time (PT) is a blood test that measures the time it takes for the liquid portion
(plasma) of your blood to clot. A related blood test is partial thromboplastin time (PTT).
Why the Test is Performed
The most com