Figure 5. Metabolic changes in diabetic ketoacidosis.

Figure 5Metabolic changes in diabetic ketoacidosis


Hyperglycemia is caused by the increased production of glucose by the liver (driven by glucagon) and the decreased use of glucose of insulin by peripheral tissues (because of the lack of insulin).

From: Chapter 1, Introduction to Diabetes

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