PREDISPOSING CAUSE

\pɹiːdɪspˈə͡ʊzɪŋ kˈɔːz], \pɹiːdɪspˈə‍ʊzɪŋ kˈɔːz], \p_ɹ_iː_d_ɪ_s_p_ˈəʊ_z_ɪ_ŋ k_ˈɔː_z]\
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1920 - A practical medical dictionary.
By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
 
1916 - Appleton's medical dictionary
By Smith Ely Jelliffe

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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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