How is diabetic ketoacidosis treated?
Treatment for diabetic ketoacidosis should occur in a hospital. It involves replacing fluids lost through dehydration and making sure that electrolyte levels, particularly potassium, are maintained at safe levels. Insulin may be given to help reduce blood glucose levels.
Author: Lauren Donley
First answered: 13 Jul 2015
Last reviewed: 19 May 2018
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