#DiabetesAwarenessMonth – Fact 20

Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA) is a life-threatening complication caused by insulin deficiency. Severely low insulin levels cause excessive amounts of glucose in the bloodstream (hyperglycaemia). Fat breakdown then accelerates and increase the production of fatty acids. These fatty acids are converted into chemicals called ketone bodies, which are toxic at high … Continue reading

#DiabetesAwarenessMonth – Fact 19

Symptoms and complications of hyperglycaemia include: Nausea and vomiting Deep and rapid breathing may occur with frequent sighing Rapid heartbeat Severe dehydration – #PBNFacts #ProjectBlueNovember the quote is from Project Blue November

#DiabetesAwarenessMonth – Fact 15

People with diabetes and their family members have a 20 percent risk for developing other autoimmune diseases as well, such as Celiac disease, Thyroid disease, and Addison’s disease. – #PBNFacts #ProjectBlueNovember the quote is from Project Blue November

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