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This is one hot potato (ha!) in the diabetes world: ketosis and DKA.
How do you get DKA, diabetic ketoacidosis? what is it, what’s dangerous? And ketosis, what is that? How do you get there, and is it dangerous, even for a Type 1 Diabetic? Check out the latest episode of Type 1 Thursday to find out:
Please note: This information is based on my personal experience and should not be understood as medical advice.
Andrew Koutnik is a fantastic researcher and T1D, who has summarized the difference between DKA and ketosis in a handy chart:
Ketoacidosis involves dangerously low or absent insulin which causes glucose and ketone levels to rise. A VLCKD has low to moderate insulin which is sufficient to control blood glucose in the homeostatic range while allow low to moderate elevations in ketone bodies. This pathological (ketoacidosis) versus nonpathological (VLCKD) physiological states are vastly different.
https://hannaboethius.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/T1Thursday.png10801080Hanna Boëthius/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/HannaDiabetesExpertLogo@2x.pngHanna Boëthius2019-03-22 09:55:572019-03-29 11:06:44Type 1 Thursday – DKA vs Ketosis: are they the same?
Today, we’re talking about diabetes stories, and I will of course also share my own, full of struggles, trials and tribulations and how I’ve finally realized what is best for my own diabetes management.
What are your burning questions on Type 1 Diabetes? Perhaps even in conjunction with a low carb lifestyle? Then Type 1 Thursday is the place for you!
In this new series, I will discuss a specific topic every week to answer you using all the knowledge, tips and tricks I’ve collected throughout the years. All this, of course, ahead of our groundbreaking diabetes. event in Stockholm, Sweden, June 19-23! More info here!
And what’s even better – you can join me during them, because they are originally streamed LIVE on The Low Carb Universe’s Facebook and Instagram pages! Don’t miss out, I’ll be live every Thursday at 6PM CET.
This is the first episode, I’m talking about the basics of why low carb is good for T1D’s.
What was your biggest take away from this episode? Tell me in a comment below!
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