Beta-Hydroxybutyrate in DKA

Q:
Beta-hydroxybutyrate in DKA

A:
Beta-hydroxybutyrate is one of the three ketone bodies your body makes. DKA, the diabetic ketoacidosis, is a complication of diabetes mellitus. It is also a severe metabolic disease requiring intensive treatment.

Since beta-hydroxybutyrate has a lot of beneficial properties, one of which is that it can keep your glucose and insulin low and stable, so it is plays a very important role in treating DKA (diabetic ketoacidosis).

Beta-hydroxybutyrate comes from two sources: endogenous and exogenous. In order to improve your condition in DKA, we can turn to exogenous beta-hydroxybutyrate for help such as dietary BHB supplement.

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