Definition: Ketoacidosis for Teens
Ketoacidosis is a severe life-threatening condition requiring immediate treatment.
Word! Ketoacidosis for Kids
Ketoacidosis, a condition that can happen to people with diabetes, occurs when the body uses fat instead of glucose for fuel.
Definition: Ketoacidosis for Parents
Ketoacidosis is a severe life-threatening condition requiring immediate treatment. Symptoms of ketoacidosis include nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, rapid breathing, and, in severe cases, unconsciousness.
Hyperglycemia and Diabetic Ketoacidosis for Parents
When blood glucose levels (also called blood sugar levels) are too high, it's called hyperglycemia. A major goal in controlling diabetes is to keep blood sugar levels as close to the desired range as possible.
Diabetes: When to Call the Doctor for Teens
Taking care of your diabetes includes knowing when to call a doctor and get medical help.
Diabetes: When to Call the Doctor for Parents
Caring for a child with diabetes includes knowing when to get medical help. Learn more about when to call the doctor.
Managing Your Child's Diabetes on Sick Days for Parents
Parents of kids with diabetes need to take a few extra steps to keep blood sugar levels under control on sick days.
Does your child have type 1 or type 2 diabetes? Learn how to manage the disease and keep your child healthy.
Word! K for Kids
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Handling Diabetes When You're Sick for Teens
Being sick is no fun for anyone. For people with diabetes, being sick can also affect blood sugar levels.