Thomas Schmidt Voss

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OBJECTIVE Increasing parity may be a risk factor for the development of type 2 diabetes mellitus and the metabolic alterations during a normal pregnancy induces a prediabetic state; thus, multiple pregnancies may act as a risk factor for development of type 2 diabetes if these physiological alterations in glucose homeostasis are not reversed postpartum. We(More)
D iabetic ketoacidosis (DKA), a hallmark of type 1 diabetes, is the result of uncontrolled production of ketone bodies (3-hy-droxybuturate and acetoacetic acid), leading to a lowering of blood pH (1). Ketogenesis in the liver is triggered by low levels of insulin and high levels of glucagon. In addition, other stress hormones (epinephrine, growth hormone,(More)
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