DOCTRINE, MEDICAL

\dˈɒktɹɪn], \dˈɒktɹɪn], \d_ˈɒ_k_t_ɹ_ɪ_n]\
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1846 - Medical lexicon: a dictionary of medical science
By Robley Dunglison

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Diabetic Ketosis

  • Complication diabetes from severe insulin deficiency coupled with an absolute or relative increase in concentration. metabolic acidosis is caused by breakdown of adipose stores and resulting increased levels free fatty acids. Glucagon accelerates the oxidation acids producing excess ketone bodies (ketosis).
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