Why is a person with diabetic ketoacidosis more susceptible to fungal infections?
I'm not sure it is the diabetic ketoacidosis as much as the very high glucoses that usually accompany the DKA. Likewise, when ill and dehydrated and shocky, as frequently accompanies DKA, you are more susceptible.
Original posting 3 Nov 2000
Posted to Complications
Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:09:16
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