It occurs due decreased insulin secretion and altered glucose metabolism in the body. Body starts metabolizing fats in the absence of glucose and produces ketone bodies (acetone, acetoacetic acid and β-hydroxy butyric acid). Accumulation of ketone bodies causes severe complications. Symptoms include dehydration, tachycardia, fruity odor, increased breathing. It can be managed using insulin injection and potassium supplements.
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