Diabetic Ketoacidosis (cont.)
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What Are Symptoms and Signs of Diabetic Ketoacidosis?
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A person developing diabetic ketoacidosis may have one or more of these symptoms:
When to Seek Medical Care for Diabetic Ketoacidosis
When to call the doctor
When to go to the hospital
People with diabetes should be taken to a hospital's emergency department if they appear significantly ill, dehydrated, confused, or very weak. Other reasons to seek immediate medical treatment include shortness of breath, chest pain, severe abdominal pain with vomiting, or high fever (above 101 F or 38.3 C).
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 4/5/2016
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