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Diabetic Ketoacidosis (in DM Type II) - symtoms?

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suzanne66 31 Aug 2009

People with type 2 diabetes can develop ketoacidosis, but it is rare. It is usually triggered by a severe illness. People of Hispanic and African-American ethnicity seem to be more likely to have ketoacidosis as a complication of type 2 diabetes.

Symptoms
Fatigue
Frequent urination or thirst for a day or more
Fruity breath (breath odor)
Mental stupor that may progress to coma
Muscle stiffness or aching
Nausea and vomiting
Rapid breathing
Shortness of breath
Other symptoms that can occur with this disease:
Abdominal pain
Breathing difficulty while lying down
Decreased appetite
Decreased consciousness
Headache

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