What are symptoms of iabetic ketoacidosis?
Diabetic ketoacidosis signs and symptoms often develop quickly, sometimes within 24 hours. You may notice:
- Abdominal pain
- Excessive thirst
- Frequent urination
- Fruity-scented breath
- Nausea and vomiting
- Shortness of breath
- Weakness or fatigue
Seek emergency care if:
- Your blood sugar level is consistently higher than 300 milligrams per deciliter (mg/dL), or 16.7 millimoles per liter (mmol/L)
- You have ketones in your urine and can’t reach your doctor for advice
- You have multiple signs and symptoms of diabetic ketoacidosis
Remember, untreated diabetic ketoacidosis can be fatal.
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