Sentence Examples


  • Hyperglycemia, also known as diabetic ketoacidosis, is a condition that develops over a period of a few days as the blood glucose levels of a type 1 or type 2 diabetic gradually rise.
  • Suffering from diabetes since she was a child, many stated that Johnson did not properly care for herself and it was believed that her death was a result of diabetic ketoacidosis.
  • However, if you are diabetic or have made drastic changes in your diet, these signs can sometimes indicate a potentially life-threatening condition called ketoacidosis.
  • If elevated glucose levels are present, the doctor will want to determine if ketoacidosis is also present by measuring levels of ketones in the blood serum and urine.
  • This is often attributed to the fact that ketosis is mistaken for ketoacidosis, a condition found in Type I Diabetics whose blood sugar is out of control.