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Definition of Diabetic ketoacidosis

Diabetic ketoacidosis: High blood glucose with the presence of ketones in the urine and bloodstream, often caused by taking too little insulin or during illness. See: Ketoacidosis.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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Last Editorial Review: 10/9/2012

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