Ketosis-prone Diabetes Mellitus Is a widespread and emerging syndrome characterized by patients who are present with diabetic ketoacidosis or unprovoked ketosis, but do not necessarily have the typical phenotype of autoimmune type 1 diabetes.
HOW IS KETOSIS-PRONE DIABETES MELLITUS DIAGNOSED?
Ketosis-prone Diabetes Mellitus can be readily diagnosed by a General Physician because Ketosis-prone Diabetes Mellitus presents a single characteristic, ketoacidosis, which if present, confirms the presence of Ketosis-prone Diabetes Mellitus.
HOW IS KETOSIS-PRONE DIABETES MELLITUS TREATED?
There is no treatment for Ketosis-prone Diabetes Mellitus, only symptomatic relief may be provided. Increasing intake of fluids may help combat dehydration due to polyuria. Maintaining a healthy lifestyle may help in addressing other symptoms
DID YOU KNOW?
The condition is seen predominantly seen in males. Also, people with this condition are generally obese. Also, most people with this condition present a family history of diabetes.