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What is the difference between DKA and HHS?

Asked by R. Barnes, Last updated: Jan 23, 2020

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H. Martin

H. Martin, Content Writer, Charlotte

Answered Sep 10, 2019

The incidence of ketoacidosis and hyperglycemia is recognized as DKA; however, HHS has more severe hyperglycemia without ketoacidosis. Each shows an extreme in the spectrum of hyperglycemia....Read More
 

H. Martin

H. Martin, Content Writer, Charlotte

Answered Sep 10, 2019

DKA stands for Diabetic Ketoacidosis while HHS stands for Hyperglycemic Hyperosmolar Syndrome. There are different treatments that are available for those who are battling these diseases as these...Read More
 

Samantha Stewart

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Samantha Stewart, Philanthropist, Post Graduate, Corpus Christi

Answered Aug 22, 2019

DKA is an ailment known as diabetic ketoacidosis, and HHS is another ailment known as Hyperosmolar Hyperglycemic Syndrome. Both have to do with the result of diabetes when there are complications...Read More
 

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