Definition: Ketoacidosisenparentshttps://kidshealth.org/EN/images/headers/P-dictionary-enHD-AR2.gifKetoacidosis is a severe life-threatening condition requiring immediate treatment. Symptoms of ketoacidosis include nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, rapid breathing, and, in severe cases, unconsciousness.CD1Critical Care, CD1Diabetes02/28/200508/11/201608/11/201657d1a714-0002-4bb8-9e64-16d10767b4echttps://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/ketoacidosis.html/<h3>Ketoacidosis</h3> <p>Glucose (a type of sugar) is the body's main energy source. But when the body can't use glucose for fuel - like when a person has untreated diabetes - the body breaks down fat for energy instead. When fat is broken down, the body produces chemicals called <strong>ketones</strong>, which appear in the blood and urine. High levels of ketones cause the blood to become more acidic. This is known as ketoacidosis (it's called <strong>diabetic ketoacidosis</strong>, or DKA, when uncontrolled diabetes is the cause).</p> <p>Ketoacidosis is a severe life-threatening condition requiring immediate treatment. Symptoms of ketoacidosis include nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, rapid breathing, and, in severe cases, unconsciousness.</p> CetoacidosisCuando se descompone la grasa, el cuerpo produce un elemento quĂ­mico llamado cetona, que aparece en la sangre y la orina.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/es/parents/ketoacidosis-esp.html/1cadb642-1d55-405f-9aca-b362dfdd16a9kh:age-allAgesOrAgeAgnostickh:clinicalDesignation-endocrinologykh:genre-dictionarykh:primaryClinicalDesignation-endocrinologyDiabetes Words to Knowhttps://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/diabetes-center/words-know/63862b1e-76bb-4a56-9adf-0691e78f1ec8