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Insulin pumps and diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA): How to keep it from happening to you  
Abstract:  This handout explains what diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) is and how patients who use an insulin pump are more at risk of DKA. It includes early warning signs of DKA, how to manage high blood glucose when wearing an insulin pump, what to do if you have ketones, and when to call for help.
Author: Endocrine and Diabetes Care Center
Publisher/Date/Rev:  University of Washington Medical Center, 2013, June 1, 2013
UWMC Availability:  Endocrine and Diabetes Care Center
General Topics:  Health Promotion & Disease Prevention; Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders
Specific Subject(s):  Insulin; Diabetic Ketoacidosis; Diabetes Education
Language(s):  English
Audience:  Caregiver; Patient
Format: Flyer
Reading Level: Unknown
Cost: Unknown
Web Site Location:  http://healthonline.washington.edu/

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