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DKA caused by Apidra "allergy"...?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brian (bsc) Sep 21, 2012. 13 Replies


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Brian (bsc) replied to Windy's discussion 'DKA caused by Apidra "allergy"...?'
"Actually, the feeling at 170 is unlikely to be DKA. DKA is a combination of high blood sugar, ketones and acidosis. DKA is really triggered by an insufficiency of insulin which leaves the body "starved" and starts a process where glucagon…"
Sep 21, 2012
Timothy replied to Windy's discussion 'DKA caused by Apidra "allergy"...?'
"I get excessive urination and dehydration when Im over 170. I know it is DKA because i get dizzy and nauseous. There is another feeling that I can't explain beyond the feeling of DKA. It do not alwyas get it, My post was suggesting that you can…"
Sep 21, 2012
Gerri replied to Windy's discussion 'DKA caused by Apidra "allergy"...?'
"Timothy, Do you have severe dehydration, vomiting, excessive urination, nausea & high ketones being under 200? I also feel ill with high BG, but different than when I was DKA. Only way I can describe was feeling that every cell was poisoned,…"
Sep 20, 2012
Brian (bsc) replied to Windy's discussion 'DKA caused by Apidra "allergy"...?'
"On the whole metformin thing. Metformin is "contraindicated" for patients with DKA or who are at risk of DKA. The combination significantly increases the chances of Lactic Acidosis occuring, on top of DKA, a double whammy that can put your…"
Sep 20, 2012

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